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Blue Bell to Recall All Products After More Listeria Found

Blue Bell Creameries Inc., working to contain the spread of listeria after three people died from the bacterial disease, expanded a product recall to include everything it makes. Following an earlier recall of some ice cream, listeria has been found …

GE Agrees to $3.5M Fine for Failing to Report Defective Ranges, Dishwashers

Conn.-based General Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $3.5 million civil penalty, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The settlement resolves CPSC staff’s charges that GE knowingly failed to report to CPSC as required by law defects …

Kidde Recalls Close to 5M Disposable Fire Extinguishers

Kidde is recalling nearly 5 million disposable fire extinguishers because they may not discharge properly, posing a risk of injury. The company said Thursday that it has received 11 reports that the fire extinguishers failed to discharge as expected. No …

Honda Lowers Earning Forecasts as Recalls Push Profit Down

Honda Motor Co., the Japanese automaker at the center of an airbag defect scandal, lowered its annual earnings forecast Friday, after quarterly profit slipped 15 percent due to recall expenses. The Tokyo-based manufacturer of the Odyssey minivan, Fit subcompact and …

Second Faulty Airbag Recall for More Than 2M Vehicles

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty airbags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda …

Cracks Found During Testing Leads Goodyear to Recall SUV Tires

Goodyear is recalling about 48,500 SUV tires after finding small cracks in the tread during endurance testing. The move has forced General Motors Co. to stop selling about 6,300 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave models until the tires …

Georgia Food Company Recalls Meat Sent to Catering Distributors

A Georgia food company has recalled more than 850 pounds of beef and chicken because of misbranding and exposure to potential allergens. Officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say Kabob’s Acquisition Inc. recalled about 869 pounds of meat that …

Dodge Trucks Recalled After Child Kills Another in Accident

Almost 67,000 older Dodge and Mitsubishi pickups were recalled to fix a faulty clutch switch that let a child start a truck and run over another. The malfunction caused the fatal accident when a “young child” was able to start …

Firefighters in a Bind After Ladder Truck Recall

Recalls of passenger, trucks and SUVs have become a common occurrence, but the city of Anderson, Ind., has been unable to use one of two fire department ladder trucks as a result of a recall. The Anderson Fire Department purchased …

Evenflo Recalls Infant Seats to Fix Sticky Buckles

Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch. The recall affects Embrace 35/9999 models with an AmSafe QT1 buckle. Documents posted by U.S. safety regulators say that if the buckles don’t …