Blog Posts in October, 2013 Blog Home Hyundai Recalls Genesis Luxury Vehicles Posted By Stephen Stewart || 30-Oct-2013 Texas owners of the 2009 model Hyundai Genesis should be aware of possible break issues with the vehicle. Mere hours after the U.S. government started an investigation on 40,000 Genesis cars on Oct. 21, the automobile manufacturer issued a recall. As a result of a problem with the braking system, Genesis automobiles manufactured between April 1, 2008 and March 16, 2012 may be unsafe products. ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Major Recall May Affect Toyota Customers Posted By Stephen Stewart || 30-Oct-2013 Toyota owners in Texas may be interested in a recent recall. The automaker has announced that it is recalling 803,000 cars in the United States due to a problem that could cause airbags to malfunction. The affected models include the 2012 and 2013 Venza, Camry, Camry Hybrids, Avalon, and Avalon Hybrids. The recall announcement coincided with the day that the National Highway Traffic Safety ... Share This Post: Continue Reading USDA Warns Chicken Plant on Salmonella Posted By Stephen Stewart || 18-Oct-2013 Nearly 300 people in 17 states, including five in Texas, were sickened by salmonella in raw chicken processed by three plants in California. The USDA threatened to close down the Foster Farms facilities after the company failed to respond to letters sent by the agency about the defective products. Because salmonella contamination in raw food is not illegal as it is in ground meat, the USDA had no ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Implications of Tesla Vehicle Fire Posted By Stephen Stewart || 10-Oct-2013 A battery for a Tesla Model S electric car exploded but caused no casualties or injuries. The vehicle was traveling at highway speed when it collided with a large metal object that had fallen off a semi trailer. This caused the object to push up into the engine compartment, piercing the quarter inch thick armor plate beneath the battery and causing the first battery fire in an electric car ever. ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Children's Sunscreen Recalled Posted By Stephen Stewart || 2-Oct-2013 Texas residents who buy sunscreen for children or babies should be sure that they are not using a recalled lotion produced by the W.S. Badger Co. Inc. The company produces organic and natural body care products, including sunscreen. They have recently recalled a single lot of their 4-ounce SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen lotion and all lots of their 4-ounce SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen Lotion because the company ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Texas Residents File Claim After Semi-Truck Accident Posted By Stephen Stewart || 1-Oct-2013 In August 2012, four residents of Harris County were traveling east through Louisiana on Interstate 10 outside of Acadia Parish when an 18-wheeler truck rear-ended their vehicle. Since then, Louisiana police have reportedly determined that the truck driver was operating his vehicle in a careless and unsafe manner. The four victims recently brought suit against the negligent truck driver and the ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 6 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.