recalls

Major tire recall issued by Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Major tire recall issued by Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Many years ago, a major recall was issued on Firestone tires that were failing and causing accidents that were sometimes fatal. Recalls in the automotive industry aren't uncommon, and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has now issued a tire recall the covers more than 430,000 light truck tires in the US. The tires are being recalled due to sidewall bulges that could lead to tire failure.

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FDA says ricotta and string cheese added to Listeria outbreak recall

FDA says ricotta and string cheese added to Listeria outbreak recall

The cheese recall announced earlier this month has expanded to include additional types of cheese, according to El Abuelito Cheese. Multiple brands are covered by this recall, which now includes Quesillo and Requeson products in addition to queso fresco soft cheeses. The reason for the recall is a Listeria outbreak that has caused cases in four states.

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Hyundai issues massive electric vehicle recall due to fire risk

Hyundai issues massive electric vehicle recall due to fire risk

Recalls in the automotive industry certainly aren't anything new; they happen all the time. What is new is a massive recall that impacts only electric vehicles issued recently by Hyundai Motor that will cost about $900 million. The recall will have Hyundai replacing battery systems in about 82,000 electric cars worldwide due to a risk of fire.

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Thousands of stands with built-in USB ports recalled over shock risk

Thousands of stands with built-in USB ports recalled over shock risk

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission has highlighted a recent recall involving side stands (accent tables) that feature built-in charging receptacles, including USB ports. The reason, according to the recall notice, is a wiring problem that may cause users to be shocked when they plug a device into the stand. Owners are warned to stop using the tables and to wait for a replacement.

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Many cheese products recalled following CDC’s outbreak warning

Many cheese products recalled following CDC’s outbreak warning

Days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an advisory warning of a Listeria outbreak without a clear source, the FDA has highlighted a new related recall covering a number of Hispanic-style cheese products. The recalled cheese products were sold in several states across the Eastern half of the US.

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Ford issues recalls on older trucks and the new Bronco Sport

Ford issues recalls on older trucks and the new Bronco Sport

The automotive industry is still trying to recover completely from the Takata airbag debacle that saw millions of cars worldwide recalled due to potentially deadly airbags. Ford recently issued two additional recalls on older vehicles that might have had obsolete Takata parts installed during repairs after the Takata recall was completed.

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Snow blowers recalled over defect that puts users at risk of amputation

Snow blowers recalled over defect that puts users at risk of amputation

A significant part of the US is currently covered in snow, which means many consumers are dusting off their snow blowers or purchasing one for the first time. If you're counted among those people, you should check out the US Consumer Product Safety Commission to make sure you don't have one of the recently recalled units, which potentially have a dangerous defect.

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1.29 million Mercedes-Benz vehicles recalled for communications software issue

1.29 million Mercedes-Benz vehicles recalled for communications software issue

Recalls certainly aren't uncommon in the automotive world for various reasons. Recently Mercedes-Benz USA announced that it recalled 1.29 million vehicles sold since 2016 due to a potential software issue in the car. The software issue is a significant one because it could cause the vehicle to fail to communicate correct location information in the event of a crash.

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More fresh basil recalled over intestinal parasite risk

More fresh basil recalled over intestinal parasite risk

A few months after its last recall, Shenandoah Growers Inc has recalled additional fresh basil products over the risk of contamination with the Cyclospora parasite, which can potentially lead to an intestinal infection called Cyclosporiasis. The voluntary recall has been made 'out of an abundance of caution,' the company says, noting that it involves fresh organic basil packed at its Indianapolis facility.

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FDA warns nasal spray recalled over serious fungal infection risk

FDA warns nasal spray recalled over serious fungal infection risk

The FDA recently highlighted a new recall of nasal spray that is potentially contaminated with yeast, putting vulnerable people at risk of a potentially life-threatening fungal infection. The recall covers one lot of Allercleanse Nasal Spray sold under the brand Manukaguard from NDAL MFG INC. Consumers can return the product for a replacement.

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Tesla recalls EVs over touchscreen crash risk: The 134k+ cars at fault

Tesla recalls EVs over touchscreen crash risk: The 134k+ cars at fault

Tesla is recalling almost 135,000 cars, finally conceding that the touchscreen displays that dominate its dashboards have a fault that could present a real safety danger to drivers. Both the Model S sedan and the Model X SUV are impacted by the recall, which sees some of the electric vehicles' displays black out either in part or completely.

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Wahl recalls a bunch of heat massagers over sparks and fire risk

Wahl recalls a bunch of heat massagers over sparks and fire risk

If you have a heated massager from Wahl, you should check its model number to see if it has been recently recalled over the risk of overheating and starting a fire. The company has voluntarily recalled all of its Model 4212 Deluxe Heat Therapy Massagers due to this potential risk, warning that customers who have purchased them should stop using them immediately.

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