The number of recalls of poultry and food products has significantly increased since the Food Safety Modernization Act was passed in 2011. High-profile recalls of food items like eggs, romaine lettuce and beef have impacted consumers in Connecticut and all over the country. A report by the Public Interest Research Groups indicated that flaws in the food safety system may have contributed to a spike in the number of recalls.
A major tire manufacturer may have unnecessarily postponed a safety call for 20 years despite dozens of deaths allegedly caused by a defect in one of its tires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, is finally looking into the matter. RV owners in Oklahoma should keep themselves apprised of developments.
Ford has announced that it will be sending recall notices to 292,909 pickup truck and SUV owners around the country to fix a transmission problem that has raised fears about rollaway accidents. The car maker is also recalling 54,516 vehicles in Mexico and Canada. The problem affects 2018 model year F-150 pickup trucks and Expedition SUVs equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions and F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks equipped with six-speed automatics. Many of these vehicles are owned by Oklahoma residents and businesses.