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Cancer Risk Forces Recall of Weight-Loss Drug Belviq

Weight-loss drug Belviq will be withdrawn from the U.S. market at the request of the Food and Drug Administration, after research tied it to increased rates of cancer. Belviq came on the market in the U.S. in 2012 and is …

Takata Triggers U.S. Car Recall for Another 10 Million Air Bags

Another 10 million air bag inflators made by now-defunct Takata Corp. must be repaired in what could be the last major wave of the auto industry’s largest-ever safety recall crisis. The callback disclosed on Wednesday represents the final phase in …

Safety Agency Probes 4 Automakers In New Takata Air Bag Recall

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has launched an investigation into four automakers that have a potentially deadly type of Takata air bag inflator in their vehicles but have yet to recall them. The National Highway Traffic Safety …

Another Massive Takata Recall Looms for Large Batch of Air Bags

Global automakers may face another potentially huge air-bag recall as the U.S. transport regulator evaluates the long-term safety of inflators made by bankrupt supplier Takata. The manufacturing entity left after the supplier’s implosion faces a Dec. 31 deadline to show …

Air-Bag Maker Takata Spurs 1.4 Million-Car Recall on Deadly Flaw

Takata Corp., the auto-parts supplier that went bankrupt after its air bags spurred the largest-ever recall, told U.S. safety regulators that another 1.4 million U.S. vehicles need to be repaired over a potentially deadly defect. Inflator devices Takata supplied to …

Nissan Recalls Nearly 400,000 Vehicles Over Braking System Defect

Japan’s Nissan Motor Co Ltd has said it is recalling 394,025 cars in the United States over a braking system defect, causing concerns that a brake fluid leak could potentially lead to a fire. The leak into internal circuit boards …

J&J CEO Testified Baby Powder was Safe 13 Days Before FDA Bombshell

Facing off against a plaintiff’s lawyer for the first time about Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the company’s Chief Executive Alex Gorsky earlier this month insisted that the company’s iconic brand was safe. “We unequivocally believe that our talc and …

J&J Recalls Lot of Baby Powder After Asbestos Trace Found

Johnson & Johnson is recalling one lot of its Johnson’s Baby Powder after tiny amounts of asbestos contamination were found in samples from a single bottle purchased online. J&J is voluntarily recalling the lot, #22318RB, and encouraging people who bought …

Carcinogen Worry Causes Generic Zantac Recall at U.S. Pharmacies

Some generic Zantac is being pulled from major chain pharmacies in the U.S. shortly after French officials recalled all versions of the popular stomach drug amid a global investigation into a carcinogen found in the pills. Canadian drugmaker Apotex Inc. …

GM Recalls Over 3.4M Pickups, SUVs to Fix Brake Issues

DETROIT — Under pressure from the federal government, General Motors is recalling more than 3.4 million big pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S to fix a brake problem. The recall covers the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500, 2500 …