Product recalls

February 11, 2018 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Takata Corp's U.S. unit has reached a settlement with representatives of those injured by lethally defective air bags, paving the way for the company to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy and move forward with a reorganization plan, according to court documents. The agreement between the...
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January 30, 2018 - 6:03 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Another person has died in Malaysia after a faulty Takata airbag inflator exploded when the Honda it was installed in crashed, raising the known death toll linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to six. The driver was killed when the 2004 Honda City car...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:37 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Panera Bread Co. is voluntarily recalling some cream cheese sold in its U.S. stores because of possible bacterial contamination. The St. Louis-based company released a statement Sunday saying the recall was initiated after testing from a single production day indicated the presence...
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January 17, 2018 - 4:52 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities are searching five sites run by dairy giant Lactalis in an investigation into the botched mass recall of baby milk products after a salmonella scare. The Paris prosecutor's office said sites being searched Wednesday include Lactalis headquarters in Laval in western...
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This Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, photo provided by Aichi Prefectural Government's Department of Health and Public Welfare shows a package containing potentially deadly liver, top right, a purchaser took it to the health center in Nagoya, central Japan. The town freaked out over the sale of assorted blowfish meat packages containing potentially deadly liver, but nobody had died. The regional health ministry office said Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, a supermarket in Gamagori City, Aichi prefecture, sold five packages of assorted fugu meat containing liver, which is toxic and banned. (Aichi Prefectural Government's Department of Health and Public Welfare via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 3:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — A city in central Japan has used its emergency loudspeaker system to recall four packages of blowfish meat after discovering a fifth one contained the potentially deadly liver. No one has died. The fish known as fugu is an expensive winter delicacy but requires a license because of the...
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The logo of Groupe Lactalis is seen as Head of Communication & External Relations, Michel Nalet attends a press conference in Paris, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized French diary giant Lactalis after major supermarkets admitted this week that baby food recalled over fears of salmonella contamination still made it onto French shelves. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
January 14, 2018 - 9:03 am
PARIS (AP) — The head of French dairy company Lactalis says that a recall of baby milk products because of a salmonella scare has been extended to 83 countries from around 30. In an interview with French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche, the president of Lactalis, Emmanuel Besnier, said that more than...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, shows the Ford badge in the grill of a pickup truck. Ford Motor Co. reports earnings, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 11, 2018 - 4:58 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is telling owners of about 2,900 Ranger small pickup trucks not to drive them after finding out that an exploding Takata air bag inflator killed a driver in West Virginia. The death occurred July 1, and Ford said it was notified in December. After some investigation, the company...
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January 09, 2018 - 8:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota and Honda are recalling more than 1 million additional vehicles in the U.S. to replace defective and potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The new recalls come after Takata revealed that another 3.3 million inflators are defective. The latest recalls are part of the...
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January 06, 2018 - 10:51 am
DETROIT (AP) — Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling another 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it continues to expand the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. The latest recalls cover frontal air bags in certain 2009, 2010 and 2013 vehicles. They're made by Honda, Toyota, Audi, BMW...
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FILE - This Monday Dec. 11, 2017 file picture shows a general view of the Lactalis plant and milk production site where possible source of the outbreak has been identified in Craon, western France. A tainted baby milk scandal affecting some 30 countries is growing, as French dairy giant Lactalis recalled millions more products globally because of salmonella contamination. (AP Photo/David Vincent, File)
December 21, 2017 - 7:03 am
PARIS (AP) — A tainted baby milk scandal affecting some 30 countries is growing, as French dairy giant Lactalis recalled millions more products globally because of fears of salmonella contamination. Pharmacies and supermarkets pulled cans and bottles of baby milk off shelves Thursday as the company...
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