(Recall slideshow updated with recall news General Motors' 2011-2012 Chevrolet Corvette Coupes; Kroger's Private Selection Extreme Moose Tracks ice cream; Avaira Toric contact lenses; Sony's Bravia flat-panel TVs; B.O.B. single and double-seated strollers; and Nestle's Lean Cuisine Dinnertime Selects Chicken Fettuccini.)
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- From snowmobiles with loss-of-control risks to child entanglement in window shades and glass flakes in anemia drugs, alarming product recalls have raised the fear -- and ire -- of consumers.
Here are some of the bigger recalls that have unfolded in 2011...
The batch of 16GB tablets had a faulty build of the operating system "that may result in the devices being unable to properly load software upon initial set-up," Research in Motion said. Technology blog Engadget reported on May 14 that the affected Playbooks were shipped to Staples ( SPLS), although it wasn't clear if the Staples stores were in Canada or the U.S. A list of serial numbers for the 935 recalled BlackBerry PlayBooks can be viewed