Product recalls

June 05, 2018 - 3:44 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's transport minister says the government will take an active role in recalls to replace flawed Takata air bags after data from eight car manufacturers showed that more than 350,000 car owners have not responded. The deaths of seven people in Malaysia have been...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, photo, a Honda technician works on an airbag during a free airbag replacement event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Japanese carmaker Honda said Friday, June 1, 2018, another person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded, raising the number of deaths linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to seven. (AP Photo/Lim Huey Teng, File )
June 02, 2018 - 2:06 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's transport minister said Saturday that owners of more than 71,000 affected Honda cars will be penalized if they fail to replace flawed Takata air bags, in a drastic move to curb fatalities. The deaths of seven people in Malaysia have been linked to the...
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June 01, 2018 - 7:02 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese carmaker Honda said Friday another person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded, raising the number of deaths linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to seven. Honda said in a statement that the driver was killed when...
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May 07, 2018 - 11:13 am
YOAKUM, Texas (AP) — A Texas company has recalled nearly 25 tons (23 metric tons) of smoked sausage products due to possible plastic contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a statement Friday saying the recall by Eddy Packing Co. involves products with packing dates of April 5...
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May 03, 2018 - 4:42 pm
HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania-based chips and snack food maker Utz is recalling some of its tortilla chips because they may contain milk. Utz Quality Foods announced the voluntarily recall Thursday of some of its Golden Flake, Good Health, Utz and Weis brand tortilla chip products. The items...
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April 03, 2018 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health authorities are ordering a Las Vegas company to pull its herbal supplements off the market because some of its products tested positive for salmonella, part of a nationwide outbreak linked to the ingredient kratom. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it took...
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March 22, 2018 - 8:35 am
MEBANE, N.C. (AP) — Nearly 500,000 smoke detectors that might not be able to detect smoke are being recalled by a company based in North Carolina. The News & Observer reports the company Kiddie has issued a recall for models PI2010 and PI9010 due to a manufacturer defect. These models were sold...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2017, file photo, the logo of the Hyundai Motor Co. is displayed at the automaker's showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made by the Korean automakers. The agency also is looking into whether the same problem could happen in vehicles made by other companies. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
March 17, 2018 - 2:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made...
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FILE- In this June 25, 2017, file photo, TK Holdings Inc. headquarters is shown in Auburn Hills, Mich. Three class actions filed Wednesday, March 14, 2018, allege that General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes knew of problems with exploding Takata air bag inflators yet waited years to issue recalls. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
March 14, 2018 - 1:58 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Volkswagen and Mercedes all knew of problems with dangerous exploding Takata air bag inflators years before issuing recalls, according to three class actions filed Wednesday with the federal court in Miami. The lawsuits cite company documents obtained...
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CORRECTS ID - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman Rod Sims talks about a compulsory recall order of 2.7 million cars fitted with defective Takata air bags, in Canberra, Australia, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Australia issued a compulsory recall for cars fitted with defective air bags in an effort to lift the auto industry's mixed efforts to fix the fault blamed for multiple deaths around the world. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
February 28, 2018 - 2:53 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Wednesday issued a compulsory recall for all 2.7 million cars fitted with defective Takata air bags in an effort to lift the auto industry's mixed efforts to fix the fault blamed for at least 23 deaths around the world. Vehicle suppliers must recall and...
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