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Hyundai recalls cars for problem that can cause engine fires

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.

Air bag woes force Honda, Toyota to recall 6M vehicles

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.

Toyota recalls nearly 700K vehicles to fix faulty fuel pumps

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 recall of 10M inflators could be last of air bag saga

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

U.S. probes 4 automakers in new Takata air bag recall

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. officials: Don’t eat romaine grown in Salinas, California

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

Retailers pull Johnson’s baby powder after recall

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

Zantac to be recalled in U.S. and Canada on carcinogen concern

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 recalls baby powder after trace asbestos found in bottle

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

Breast implant recalled after link to more rare cancer cases

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 …

Volvo recalls about 500,000 vehicles due faulty engine part

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

Toyota expands Prius recall, reveals up to 20,000 hybrid inverters failed

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 recalls another inclined infant sleeper, marking full exit from troubled category

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

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

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 …

U.S. agency probes effectiveness of 2014 GM seat belt recall

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 adds 270,000 cars to recall for unintended rollaways

Ford is adding 270,000 vehicles to a recall in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause them roll away unexpectedly.

Another sleeping rocker recalled after 5 infant deaths

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 recalls over 300K cars due to rollaway risk

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

Tuna recalled after salmonella outbreak that sickened one in Spokane County

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.

Hyundai finds new engine problem, prompting another recall

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 …

Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

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.

Fiat Chrysler recalling nearly 900,000 vehicles on emissions

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 900,000 vehicles because they don’t meet US emission standards.

Subaru recalls 1.3M vehicles in U.S. for brake light problem

Subaru is recalling 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. because the brake lights may not illuminate properly.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019

Tyson recalls chicken nuggets over reports of rubber inside

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 recalls chicken nuggets due to wood contamination

Perdue is recalling more than 68,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with wood.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019

Recalls of romaine, Goldfish only the tip of the contamination iceberg

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 recalls more than 164,000 pounds of ground turkey in widening salmonella outbreak

Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales is recalling 164,210 pounds of raw turkey because of possible salmonella contamination, the Agriculture Department says.

Fears of metal-tainted meat prompt recall of Jimmy Dean sausage in 21 states

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

More U.S. beef being recalled over salmonella fears

An Arizona company is expanding the scope of its recall of raw beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials said Tuesday.

Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

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.