Product safety

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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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates with team members after he clocked the fastest time in the qualifying session at the Baku Formula One city circuit, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 28, 2018 - 11:27 am
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton will battle again for the win on the Baku streets where their cars hit twice last year. Vettel's storming start in Formula One continued on Saturday at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix with a third consecutive pole position. With him on the front...
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia celebrates on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, Sunday, April 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 15, 2018 - 6:50 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo yanked off his right shoe, poured champagne into it as he stood on the podium, and then drank up to his unlikely victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. The Australian started from the third row, but took advantage when the safety car came out on the...
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April 12, 2018 - 5:35 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Federal safety investigators have booted electric car maker Tesla Inc. from the group investigating a fatal crash in California that involved an SUV operating with the company's Autopilot system. The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it removed Tesla as a party to...
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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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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel work a the scene where a Tesla electric SUV crashed into a barrier on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, Calif. Tesla says, Saturday, March 31, the vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on Autopilot, the latest accident to involve self-driving technology. The automaker says the driver, who was killed in the accident, did not have his hands on the steering wheel for six seconds before the crash. Tesla says its Autopilot feature, which can keep speed, change lanes and self-park, requires drivers to keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel to take control of the vehicle to avoid accidents. (KTVU via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The vehicle in a fatal crash last week in California was operating on Autopilot, making it the latest accident to involve a self-driving vehicle, Tesla confirmed. The electric car maker said the driver, who was killed in the accident, did not have his hands on the steering wheel for...
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A carton of eggs that expired on March 22nd is shown Friday, March 30, 2018 in Phoenix. This year's Easter eggs may already hard-boiled, dyed and laid in a basket, but next year's batch might be a little less fresh. State lawmakers are on the verge of passing a proposal that would put a 45-day expiration date label on Grade A eggs, clearing the way for a longer window of use than the a current 24-day sell-by date. That means consumers could be cracking eggs that left the farm more than six weeks ago. (AP Photo/Matt York)
March 30, 2018 - 9:25 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — This year's Easter eggs may already be hard-boiled, dyed and laid in a basket, but Arizona buyers might wind up with a batch that's a little less fresh next year. State lawmakers are considering an unusual proposal to put a 45-day expiration date on Grade A eggs, a longer window of...
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In this Nov. 14, 2017, photo, volunteers pick Indian lettuce on the roof of the 38-story Bank of America tower, in Hong Kong. High above downtown Hong Kong's bustling, traffic-clogged streets, a group of office workers toil away. They're working not on a corporate acquisition or a public share offering but on harvesting a bumper crop of lettuce atop one of the skyscrapers studding the city's skyline. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
March 27, 2018 - 12:26 am
HONG KONG (AP) — High above downtown Hong Kong's bustling, traffic-clogged streets, a group of office workers was toiling away not on a corporate acquisition or a public share offering but on harvesting a bumper crop of lettuce atop one of the skyscrapers studding the city's skyline. It's rooftop...
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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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March 20, 2018 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle, which is trying to rebuild its business after a series of food safety scares, says it hired a new marketing executive who once oversaw the launch of Taco Bell's cheese-dusted Doritos taco. Chris Brandt will start as Chipotle's chief marketing officer next month, replacing...
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