A Way to Watch for Product Recalls

A Way to Watch for Product RecallsEver half-heard a product recall report, and realized too late it was about something you actually own? Product recalls often seem like minor news, but if one affects your family’s safety, that’s another story.     

Now there’s an easy way to get the information you missed and keep tabs on other recalls as they happen. Six different federal agencies have gotten together to better protect you, the consumer, by putting recall information on everything from cosmetics to boats on one site, Recalls.gov.       

Along with details on currently recalled products, you can get safety information and sign up for email alerts on other recalls as they happen. Visit Recalls.gov for information in seven major categories, all easily navigated in both Spanish and English.