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Tesla Recalling Nearly All Cars in US Again

This time, it's because the warning lights are too small on instruments panel

(Newser) - Tesla is recalling nearly all its vehicles sold in the US to fix an unusual safety issue—warning lights on the instrument panel are too small, reports the AP . The recall affects more than 2 million vehicles and is slightly bigger than one of two months ago that involved a...

Toyota, GM: Don't Drive These Cars Until You Get Them Fixed

Automakers recall 61K older Corolla, Matrix, RAV4, Pontiac Vibe vehicles over airbag issues

(Newser) - Toyota and General Motors are telling the owners of about 61,000 older Corolla, Matrix, RAV4, and Pontiac Vibe models to stop driving them because their Takata airbag inflators are at risk of exploding and hurling shrapnel, per the AP .
  • The urgent warning Monday covers certain Corolla compact cars and
...

Philips to Halt Sales of CPAP Devices, Could Lose $400M

Global recall of 5M sleep apnea machines came about from risk of users inhaling particles, fumes

(Newser) - The company behind a global recall of sleep apnea machines said Monday it will stop selling the devices in the US, under a tentative agreement with regulators that could cost it nearly $400 million. Device maker Philips has recalled more than 5 million pressurized breathing machines due to risks that...

Company Recalls Contaminated Cough Syrup

Notice applies to 8 lots of Robitussin Honey

(Newser) - Haleon says it's voluntarily recalling eight lots of its Robitussin Honey cough syrup with expiration dates in 2025 and 2026 because of the risk of microbial contamination. The company says it hasn't received any reports of adverse events, and healthy individuals probably aren't at risk, but the...

Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers
Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers

Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers

2011-2019 SUVs have trim piece that can fly off

(Newser) - Ford is recalling nearly 1.9 million Explorer SUVs in the US because a trim piece can fly off and create a hazard for other drivers. As the AP reports, the recall covers Explorers from the 2011 through 2019 model years. Documents posted Wednesday by the US National Highway Traffic...

Tesla Yanks Nearly All Its US Vehicles Over Autopilot Issues

US safety regulators say the company will send out software update to fix problems with 2M vehicles

(Newser) - Tesla is recalling more than 2 million vehicles across its model lineup to fix a defective system that's supposed to ensure drivers are paying attention when they use Autopilot. Documents posted Wednesday by US safety regulators say the company will send out a software update to fix the problems....

8 Now Dead in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupe

And hundreds more have been sickened in US, Canada

(Newser) - A salmonella outbreak tied to tainted cantaloupe has now killed eight people—three in the US and five in Canada, health officials reported Thursday. Dozens more illnesses were reported by both countries, the AP reports. In the US, at least 230 people have been ill in 38 states and 96...

Salmonella Infections Linked to Cantaloupe Kill 3

Authorities warn people not to eat pre-cut cantaloupe if they don't know the source

(Newser) - Consumers shouldn't eat pre-cut cantaloupe if they don't know the source, US health officials said Thursday, as the number of illnesses and recalls tied to a deadly salmonella outbreak grows. At least 117 people in 34 US states have been sickened by contaminated cantaloupe, including 61 who were...

These 'Fun' Chicken Nuggets May Have Metal in Them

Tyson Foods recalls nearly 30K pounds

(Newser) - Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 30,000 pounds of breaded chicken "Fun Nuggets'' after consumers complained of finding metal pieces in the dinosaur-shaped patties, the AP reports. The nuggets, sold in 29-ounce bags, were produced on Sept. 5 by the Berryville, Arkansas, company. Tyson informed the US Department...

FDA: These Eyedrops Could Blind You
FDA Warns:
These Eyedrops
Could Blind You
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FDA Warns: These Eyedrops Could Blind You

Affected eyedrops should no longer be used, agency warns

(Newser) - US health regulators are warning consumers not to use more than two dozen varieties of over-the-counter eyedrops because of the risk of infections that could lead to blindness, the AP reports. The Food and Drug Administration advisory applies to lubricating drops sold by six companies, including CVS Health, Target, Rite...

Thousands of Cantaloupes Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall

(Newser) - Nearly 6,500 cases of whole cantaloupes sold in 19 states earlier this month are being recalled due to potential salmonella contamination. The cantaloupes, distributed by Eagle Produce and sold under the brand name Kandy Produce, all have the UPC number code 4050 and lot codes 797901,797900, or 804918,...

Another Massive Recall for Hyundai and Kia

3.4M vehicles recalled over fire risk; owners warned to park outside, away from structures

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia are recalling nearly 3.4 million vehicles in the US and again telling owners to park them outside due to the risk of engine compartment fires. As the AP reports, the recalls cover multiple car and SUV models from the 2010 through 2019 model years, including Hyundai'...

Kraft Recalls Potentially 'Unpleasant' Cheese Slices

Company says the wrappers could pose choking hazard

(Newser) - Kraft Heinz said Tuesday it's recalling more than 83,000 cases of individually-wrapped Kraft Singles American processed cheese slices because part of the wrapper could stick to the slice and become a choking hazard. The company, which is based in Chicago and Pittsburgh, said one of its wrapping machines...

There's a New Fire Risk for Some Hyundai, Kia Owners
Hyundai, Kia Recall 92K Cars

Hyundai, Kia Recall 92K Cars

Carmakers would like owners to park vehicles outside due to fire risk

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia are telling the owners of nearly 92,000 vehicles in the US to park them outside because an electronic controller in an oil pump can overheat and cause fires. The affiliated Korean automakers are recalling the vehicles and also are telling owners to park them away from...

Ford Recalls 870,000 F-150s
Ford Recalls 870,000 F-150s

Ford Recalls 870,000 F-150s

Electric parking brake has been applying itself, automaker reports

(Newser) - Ford has issued a recall of certain pickups because an electric parking brake has been known to engage on its own—sometimes while the truck is moving. The recall applies to more than 870,000 F-150 pickups from model years 2021 through 2023, USA Today reports. The automaker said it...

Trader Joe's Cookie Recall: They're Way Too Crunchy

Two products may contain rocks

(Newser) - Trader Joe's is recalling two cookie products—because they may contain rocks. The recall impacts Trader Joe's Almond Windmill Cookies and Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Chunk and Almond Cookies with "sell by" dates ranging from October 17, 2023 to October 21, 2023. According to Trader Joe'...

Recall Warns of Fire Risk in Ford Hybrids
Ford Suffers
2nd Recall
in a Week

Ford Suffers 2nd Recall in a Week

125K Escapes, Mavericks, and Lincoln Corsairs are affected

(Newser) - Less than a week after Ford told owners of some 142,000 Lincoln MKC SUVs to park them outside because of the risk of fire even when the vehicles are turned off, well, Ford owners of another flavor are in for a recall. According to a Tuesday alert from the...

Drive This Ford SUV? Ford Wants You to Park It Outside

Recall cites short circuit in Lincoln MKC that can cause vehicle to catch fire, even when engine is off

(Newser) - Ford is telling owners of more than 140,000 SUVs in the US to park them outside because they can catch fire even when the engines are turned off. The company is recalling certain Lincoln MKC SUVs from the 2015 to 2019 model years, per the AP . Ford says a...

More Deaths Linked to Superbug From Eye Drops

Users of recalled products should watch out for symptoms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

(Newser) - Two more Americans infected with an antibiotic-resistant bacteria linked to eye drops have died. The CDC, which warned against using the preservative-free EzriCare Artificial Tears in January following the death of a man in Washington state, said two others had died with Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections linked to eye drops. "...

Drive a Ford? See If You're on the Recall List

Newest pullback involves 1.5M vehicles with brake hose, wiper issues

(Newser) - With spring just days away, you may be thinking of taking a ride to the car wash to spiffy up those wheels for the warmer weather. If you own a Ford, you also might want to see if your vehicle is on its latest recall lists. Per NPR , the automaker...

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