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73 Salmonella Cases Linked to Kellogg's Cereal

Company recalling boxes of Honey Smacks as it investigates

(Newser) - Kellogg's is recalling boxes of its Honey Smacks cereal, identified as the likely source of a salmonella outbreak that's hit 73 people in 31 states since March. Of those, 24 had been hospitalized as of May 28, when the last known case was reported. Most have occurred in... More »

Birth Control Packaging Mix-Up Could Lead to Pregnancy

Allergan is recalling 170,000 sample packs of its Taytulla

(Newser) - Allergan is voluntarily recalling packs of its birth control pills in the US because of a packaging error with placebos, increasing the possibility of unintended pregnancy. The company says four placebo pills were placed out of order in the Taytulla packs. Per the AP, Allergan says the first four days... More »

228K Pounds of Spam Recalled After Oral Injuries

At least 4 consumers found metal objects in food

(Newser) - The US Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the canned chicken and pork in question was produced in... More »

17.7 Tons of Ground Beef May Be Contaminated With Plastic

Recall notice affects Kroger products

(Newser) - The USDA's food inspection unit wants people to check their freezers for ground beef that may have been contaminated by pieces of hard, blue plastic. A recall notice has been issued for 17.7 tons of ground beef from a batch that ended up at Kroger stores, among other... More »

62,307 'Ticking Time Bombs' Are on US Roads

That's how many older Hondas are still driving around with potentially deadly airbags

(Newser) - The dangers of air bags made by Takata in older Hondas are by now well documented, and the legal case against three company executives is proceeding. Even so, the Washington Post points out a jarring stat: A decade after a massive recall, Honda says 62,307 vehicles are still on... More »

You Should Probably Throw Your Chopped Romaine Away

53 people sickened in lettuce recall

(Newser) - "Consumers anywhere in the United States who have store-bought chopped romaine lettuce at home, including salads and salad mixes, should not eat it and should throw it away, even if some of it was eaten and no one has gotten sick. If you do not know if the lettuce... More »

In a Big First, FDA Issues Mandatory Recall of Kratom

Recalls kratom products due to salmonella outbreak

(Newser) - A Las Vegas company was ordered to pull its herbal supplements off the market because some of its products tested positive for salmonella, part of a nationwide outbreak linked to the ingredient kratom. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it took the rare step of ordering the recall... More »

Tesla Gets One More Problem—a Big Recall

123K Model S owners learn rusty bolts could affect power steering

(Newser) - A rough week for Tesla just a got a little rougher, with the company announcing a recall of 123,000 Model S sedans because of rusty bolts. Specifically, the issue affects vehicles made before April 2016, particularly those in colder climates where road salt can corrode power steering bolts. In... More »

Euthanasia Drug Found in Dog Food, 4 Brands Recalled

Gravy Train, 3 other brands owned by JM Smucker recalled after pentobarbital discovered

(Newser) - Four brands of dog food under the JM Smucker Co. umbrella have been recalled after a DC TV station tested one of the brands and found traces of a euthanizing drug used on dogs, cats, and horses in 60% of the samples. The AP reports that shipments of cans of... More »

Report: Asbestos Found in Claire's Kids' Makeup

Concerned mom says poison found in products from 9 states

(Newser) - "I physically sank." That was Kristi Warner's response to news that a makeup kit used by her 6-year-old daughter tested positive for asbestos, a finding that has prompted retailer Claire's to pull at least nine products from shelves. As a lawyer at a Rhode Island law... More »

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 »

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