Stories tagged: recall
Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
Hyundai is recalling nearly 430,000 small cars because water can get into the antilock brake computer, cause an electrical short and possibly an engine fire.
Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
Two different air bag glitches have forced Toyota and Honda to recall over 6 million vehicles worldwide, and both problems present different dangers to motorists.
Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Toyota is recalling nearly 700,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the fuel pumps can fail and cause engines to stall. That can increase the risk of a crash.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
Takata is recalling 10 million more front air bag inflators sold to 14 different automakers because they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has launched an investigation into four automakers that have a potentially deadly type of Takata air bag inflator in their vehicles but have yet …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
U.S. health officials on Friday told people to avoid romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, because of another food poisoning outbreak.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have pulled some or all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson’s baby powder from shelves, after a minuscule amount of asbestos was found in one bottle.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
Sanofi is voluntarily recalling heartburn medication Zantac in the United States and Canada over worries the medicine may be tainted with a compound that could cause cancer.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
Johnson & Johnson is recalling a single lot of its baby powder as a precaution after testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online. The recall announced …
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019
A leading breast implant maker is recalling a model linked to a rare form of cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration called on the company to remove the textured …
Mon., July 22, 2019
Volvo Cars is recalling about half a million cars worldwide because of a faulty engine component that may in extreme cases cause a vehicle to catch a fire.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
As many as 20,000 Toyota Prius owners have had electric power system failures after the company recalled their vehicles in 2014 and attempted to remedy a safety defect by modifying …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019
Fisher-Price on Thursday recalled 71,000 infant play yards with inclined-sleeper attachments, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, despite no deaths or injuries being associated with the product – …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019
General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder …
Thu., May 30, 2019
The U.S. government’s highway safety agency is investigating whether a 5-year-old General Motors seat belt recall fixed the problem
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
Ford is adding 270,000 vehicles to a recall in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause them roll away unexpectedly.
Fri., April 26, 2019
Another brand of sleeping rockers is being recalled, after five infants died in them over the past seven years.
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019
A Spokane County resident was one of four people in Washington reportedly sickened by salmonella linked to tuna, according to the Washington state Department of Health.
Fri., March 29, 2019
Hyundai has found a new problem that can cause its car engines to fail or catch fire, issuing yet another recall to fix problems that have affected more than 6 …
Fri., March 22, 2019
Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds (31,297 kilograms) of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.
Wed., March 13, 2019
Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 900,000 vehicles because they don’t meet US emission standards.
Sat., March 2, 2019
Subaru is recalling 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. because the brake lights may not illuminate properly.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019
The U.S. Agriculture Department said the 5-pound bags should be thrown away or returned. The agency says there are no confirmed reports of anyone getting sick from the rubber.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Perdue is recalling more than 68,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with wood.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
A report released Thursday by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund found recalls of food have increased 10 percent since 2013, with meat and poultry incidents soaring 67 percent.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales is recalling 164,210 pounds of raw turkey because of possible salmonella contamination, the Agriculture Department says.
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018
More than 28,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage has been recalled over fears over metal tainting in meat distributed to 21 states, the company said Tuesday, in a move to …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues.