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Dollar Tree Sold Lead-Tainted Applesauce After Recall

Dollar Tree Inc. continued to sell children’s applesauce tainted with “extremely high” levels of lead long after the company recalled the product due to contamination concerns, US regulators said. The discount store kept pouches of tainted cinnamon applesauce on store …

U.S. Agency Seeks More Details on Self-Driving Zoox Crashes

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday it is seeking more information in its investigation into Amazon.com’s self-driving Zoox vehicles due to unexpected braking leading to two rear-end collisions. Related: Alphabet’s Waymo Probe Expanded After More Robocar …

GSK Faces Whistleblower Suit From Lab That Found Zantac Risk

GSK Plc is facing a whistleblower lawsuit that could potentially cost it billions of dollars from the laboratory that revealed the presence of a probable carcinogen in Zantac, the heartburn medication that the UK drugmaker invented and turned into a …

Tesla Autopilot Probed After 20 Crashes in Months Since Recall

The top US auto-safety regulator is again investigating Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot, this time over whether a fix deployed months ago did enough to stop people from misusing the system. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration disclosed Friday that it’s opened …

Tesla to Recall 3,878 Cybertrucks Over Faulty Accelerator Pedal, NHTSA Says

Tesla is recalling 3,878 Cybertrucks to fix an accelerator pedal pad that could come loose and get lodged in the interior trim, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Friday. A trapped accelerator pedal could cause the …

Family Dollar to Pay $41M Fine Over Rodent-Infested Distribution Center

Family Dollar will pay $41.7 million for holding food, drugs, medical devices, and cosmetics under insanitary conditions at company’s West Memphis, Arkansas, distribution center. A criminal information charged Family Dollar with one misdemeanor count of causing FDA-regulated products to become …

U.S. Sues Amazon to Force Recall of Hazardous Products Sold on Its Site

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said on Wednesday it has sued Amazon.com Inc to force the retailer to recall hundreds of thousands of hazardous products that it had distributed on its platform. By a 3-1 vote, the CPSC …

Kia, Hyundai Increase Engine Fire Recalls in U.S.

Kia Motors Corp and affiliate Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday they are recalling around 534,000 additional U.S. vehicles at risk of engine fires. Kia said it is recalling 378,000 2012-2016 Kia Soul vehicles over engine damage and fire risks, …

Steering Failure Risk Prompts Fiat Chrysler Recall of More Than 660,000 Trucks

Fiat Chrysler is recalling over 660,000 heavy-duty trucks worldwide because a loose nut can cause a loss of steering control. The recall covers Ram 3500 pickups from 2013 through 2017, as well as 2500 pickups and 3500 Chassis cabs from …

CPSC: Updated Voluntary Window Covering Safety Standard in Effect

Stock window coverings sold in stores or online should be cordless or free of accessible cords to meet a revised voluntary safety standard that took effect on December 15, 2018. “The new standard is the result of years of collaboration …