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Children’s Deaths Prompt Ikea Recall of 29M Dressers in the U.S.

Ikea, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, is recalling 29 million dressers and chests sold in the U.S. after the deaths of six children from tip-over accidents. The Malm and other models of chests pose a serious hazard, and consumers were …

Fiat Chrysler Rollaway Recall Linked to 68 Injuries

U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday there were 68 reported injuries and 266 reported crashes in vehicles, including 2014-2015 Fiat Chrysler Jeep Cherokee models that have a type of gear-shifting control that has confused some consumers and led to roll-away …

Mars Recalls Products in 55 Countries After Plastic Found in Snickers Bars

Mars Inc has recalled chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, due to choking risk after a piece of plastic was found in a Snickers bar in Germany. All of the recalled products, which include Mars, …

Toyota to Recall 6.5M Cars Due to Power Window Switch Defect

Toyota Motor Corp. said it will recall about 6.5 million vehicles worldwide to fix power-window switches that can overheat and potentially lead to a fire. About 2.7 million of the recalled vehicles are in North America, with 1.2 million in …

Emission Scandal Leads to VW Recall of 8.5M Diesel Vehicles

Volkswagen AG will embark on one of the biggest recalls in European automotive history, affecting 8.5 million diesel vehicles, after German authorities threw out the carmaker’s proposal for voluntary repairs. The Federal Motor Transport Authority, or KBA, demanded a recall …

General Mills Recalls 1.8M Boxes of Cheerios Due to Allergy Risk

General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in Lodi, California, saying the cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat. The recall affects Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios that were …

After Fires Injure 3, GM Recalls Hummer SUVs

General Motors Co is recalling nearly 200,000 older model Hummer SUVs, mainly in the United States, to fix problems that have led to 42 vehicle fires and three people being burned, the company said on Wednesday. In a separate recall, …

Confusion Surrounds Number of Cars Affected by Takata Airbag Recall

The number of vehicles on U.S. roads with potentially defective Takata airbags appears to be less than half the 34 million initially estimated by federal regulators, according to a Reuters analysis of recall records submitted to the watchdog and confirmed …

More Recalls: 5 Million by Toyota, 1.5 Million by Nissan

The safety crisis plaguing the global automotive industry deepened as Japan’s three biggest carmakers said they would recall at least 6.5 million more vehicles because of faulty air bags that send shrapnel into passengers. Toyota Motor Corp. will recall about …

Advances in Science Help Fuel Ice Cream Industry Recalls

The ice cream industry’s widening listeria scare, which has prompted at least five companies to recall products, is fueled in part by DNA testing and other new tools that can better detect the bacteria and trace its origins. Advances in …