Hydroxycut was popular in Canada before the 2009 recall, with millions of units sold. The companies that produced it, Health Sciences Inc. and Muscletech Research and Development Inc., marketed it as a drug that could be used for weight loss. It is, in actuality, an herbal supplement. It is made with green tea extract.
Toyota was in the news a lot a few years back for throttle issues with a number of vehicles specially centering around the electronic throttle control system or ETCS-i. In an effort to make it right, it provided consumers who have bought those possibly defective vehicles with a new Brake Override System. This upgrade was done for free.