“Late this month or sometime next month, several government agencies are expected to release the results of their investigations into homeowner complaints of drywall imported from China containing corrosive elements that have damaged homes and occupant health. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, agencies could issue a recall of drywall imported from China if a significant electrical, fire, or health hazard is found to exist in homes built with the product. Some builders have stepped up to correct bad drywall installations, while class-action lawsuits are being developed to seek restitution for affected homeowners.”
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Evenflo recalled its Majestic High Chair because it had received more than a thousand reports from consumers about screws and caps coming loose, kids falling from the chair and even breaking bones. Some kids had the caps and screws in their hands but so far no reports of kids having swallowed the loose objects. The recall includes 90,000 high chairs.