Remember the romaine lettuce recall? The Tyson chicken recall? Or most scary of all — the Toyota recall. Tragically, consumers had to die before companies did anything. In some cases, companies did a cost benefit analysis to determine if it was even worth it to recall millions of products, or just face an onslaught of lawsuits. No matter how a company handles it, recalls are frustrating and scary for consumers.
We’ve ranked some of the biggest recalls chronologically, starting with romaine lettuce. Costs and units recalled were provided. Those with undetermined amounts, we either omitted the numbers or included estimations. Is your favorite product on the list?