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With 8 Children Now Dead, Ikea Relaunches Dresser Recall

7 of the deaths occurred since 2002

(Newser) - Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child. The death of a California toddler, who was found trapped underneath an Ikea Malm dresser in May, has raised questions about whether Ikea has effectively spread the word about the recall, which... More »

Mugabe Booted as Party Chief, Wife Gets 'Forever' Ban

Embattled Zimbabwe leader is under pressure to resign

(Newser) - A Zimbabwe ruling party official confirms that the Central Committee has fired President Robert Mugabe as party leader and replaced him with the recently dismissed Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The emergency meeting also has recalled first lady Grace Mugabe as head of the women's league "forever." The... More »

Nationwide Veggie Recall Now Includes Target, Walmart

Listeria was detected in sample from Calif. supplier

(Newser) - Salad mixes and other "minimally processed" vegetable products from a California supplier have been recalled at outlets across the US out of what Mann Packing says is an "abundance of caution." The supplier voluntarily recalled the products, which have "best if used by" dates of Oct.... More »

Critics: 'Ticking Land Mines' for Kids Due to Poor Ikea Recall

An 8th toddler died in May after a dresser fell on him; his parents say they didn't know about recall

(Newser) - A massive recall , followed by a $50 million wrongful-death settlement payment last year, seemed to mark the beginning of the end for an Ikea disaster that left several toddlers dead after they were crushed by dressers that fell on them. But NPR reports yet another toddler—said to be the... More »

Ford Is Recalling 1.3M Pickups

Without fix, doors might not close properly

(Newser) - Ford is recalling about 1.3 million 2015-2017 F-150 and 2017 Super Duty vehicles in North America because of potential door problems. The company said Wednesday that in some vehicles a frozen door latch or bent or kinked actuation cable may cause a door to not open or close, the... More »

Popular iPhone Case Gets Recalled

Leaking liquid from MixBin product can cause chemical burns

(Newser) - A popular iPhone case is being recalled for the worst of reasons: chemical burns. MixBin is calling back 275,000 or so glittery iPhone cases made for the iPhone 6, 6S, and 7 and sold through retailers such as Amazon, Henri Bendel, MixBin, Nordstrom Rack, Tory Burch, and Victoria's... More »

Bush's Baked Beans Recalls 3 Flavors

Affected cans have 'potentially defective side seams'

(Newser) - Check your cupboards: Cans of Bush's Best Baked Beans with a best-by date of June 2019 have been recalled because of "potentially defective side seams on the cans." The recall affects 28-ounce cans of Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans (with lot code 6097S GF or 6097P GF),... More »

'Herbal' Coffee to Boost Sex Drive Recalled After User's Death

FDA finds 'natural' coffee contains same active ingredients as prescription drugs

(Newser) - Does a supposedly natural coffee that will improve your libido and sexual stamina using just herbs sound too good to be true? Well, it was. CaverFlo Natural Herbal Coffee, which promised to do just that, is being recalled after a consumer died after drinking it—and subsequent Food and Drug... More »

First Hot Dogs, Now Sausages: New Meat Recall

Recall announced by Armour-Eckrich Meats after metal shards found

(Newser) - On the heels of a recall on hot dogs that contained metal shards , a Kansas food distributor has recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of precooked sausage products for the same reason, reports the AP . The recall was announced Wednesday by Armour-Eckrich Meats in Junction City. The USDA's Food Safety... More »

Metal Shards Found in Hot Dogs Spur Recall

Right before Memorial Day, bad news for Nathan's, Curtis frank fans

(Newser) - Just as everyone's starting to stock up on provisions for Memorial Day weekend barbecues, a disturbing announcement, per Fortune : More than 210,000 pounds of hot dogs are being recalled by the company that makes Nathan's and Curtis franks, after three complaints that said small metal shards were... More »

Hash Browns Recalled Over Chance of ... Golf Balls?

Frozen potatoes 'inadvertently harvested' with 'extraneous golf ball materials'

(Newser) - McCain Foods USA is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have been "contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials," reports the AP . The recall notice said the golf balls apparently were "inadvertently harvested with potatoes used to make this product" and... More »

Target Recalls Easter Toys That Could Expand in Kids' Stomachs

CPSC issues pullback of 560K 'Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs'

(Newser) - No injuries have been reported yet, but some parents will have to alter their gift-giving plans after Target pulled back more than half a million Easter toys it says could be hazardous and even life-threatening for kids, NBC News reports. A Consumer Product Safety Commission "Fast Track" recall was... More »

Mercedes Recalls 1M Vehicles Due to Fire Risk

A starter part can overheat, causing fires

(Newser) - Mercedes is recalling about 1 million cars and SUVs worldwide because a starter part can overheat and cause fires, the AP reports. The recall covers certain C-Class, E-Class, and CLA cars and GLA and GLC SUVs, all from 2015 through 2017, including nearly 308,000 in the US. The German... More »

Euthanasia Chemical Found in Dog Food

Evanger's recalls Hunk of Beef Au Jus product

(Newser) - Pet food maker Evanger's is recalling some of its dog food because it may contain a chemical used in the euthanization of animals, as well as in lethal injection. The chemical, pentobarbital , can cause dizziness, nausea, and death, and was detected in a single lot of Evanger's Hunk... More »

Holiday Twinkies Recalled

Hostess issues notice over salmonella scare

(Newser) - Turns out, Twinkies can go bad. Hostess is recalling a holiday-themed version that might still be kicking around kitchen pantries over a salmonella scare, reports Food Safety News . Those who bought Holiday White Peppermint Twinkies with the UPC number 888109111571 should dump them or return them to the store for... More »

Cuisinart Recalls 8M Food Processors Over 20-Year Span

Recall warns of blade damage that could cause tiny metal pieces to fall into food

(Newser) - You may have to temporarily eat your tuna salad in chunks rather than pulverized to a fine pulp if you own one of the 8 million food processors Cuisinart is recalling. Per CBS News , the voluntary pullback involves processors sold for the past 20 years (from 1996 to 2015), and... More »

Slide Recalled After Kids Lose Fingers

Playworld calls back 1.3K 'Lightning Slides'

(Newser) - About 1,300 playground slides are being recalled after two children lost fingers. Distributor Playworld Systems says it's recalling single- and double-width "Lightning Slides" manufactured by Horizon Industries and sold between 2000 and 2016 after it was made aware of 13 incidents in which a crack appeared in... More »

Why AA Flight Attendants Want 'Full Recall' of New Garb

They like the way uniforms look—but they say they're unhealthy

(Newser) - Total recall: American Airlines. USA Today reports on the more than 70,000 workers for the airline who received newly designed uniforms in September, uniforms that by many accounts were pleasing to the eye and well-received. But that was before those pleased eyes began suffering from irritation, and before a... More »

Samsung Apologizes for Note 7 in Full-Page Newspaper Ads

Guess it figured people couldn't read the apology on their exploded phones

(Newser) - Samsung wants Americans—or at least the handful of them that still ready daily newspapers—to know that it's "truly sorry" its new phones keep exploding. Gizmodo reports the company took out full-page ads in the Washington Post, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal to address the... More »

Washing Machines Vibrating So Hard They're Injuring Folks

Samsung has recalled 3M washing machines

(Newser) - In another black eye for one of the world's leading consumer brands, US authorities announced a recall Friday of nearly 3 million Samsung washing machines following several reports of injuries—including a broken jaw—due to "excessive vibration," the AP reports. The recall comes a month after... More »

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