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Mazda Recalls Almost 70k RX-8 Sports Cars

Mazda Recalls Almost 70k RX-8 Sports Cars | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Mazda recalls almost 70k RX-8 sports cars in the U.S. to fix potential fuel leaks that can cause fires. No accidents have been reported yet.
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McDonald’s Recalls Happy Meal Fitness Tracker after Injuries | Bergener Mirejovsky

McDonald’s Recalls Happy Meal Fitness Tracker after Injuries | Bergener Mirejovsky | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
McDonald's recalls Step-It fitness tracker after reports of skin irritation and burn injuries. Millions of trackers have been recalled in U.S. and Canada.
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Ground Beef Recall For Possible E. Coli Contamination

Ground Beef Recall For Possible E. Coli Contamination | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
A nationwide ground beef recall is being issued for possible E. Coli contamination. Nearly 167,000 pounds of meat may be contaminated.
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Ground beef recalled for possible E. Coli contamination. The bacteria is spread by food coming into contact with traces of animal or human feces.

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Kraft Recalls 36,000 Cases of Cheese For Possible Choking Hazard | Bergener Mirejovsky

Kraft Recalls 36,000 Cases of Cheese For Possible Choking Hazard | Bergener Mirejovsky | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Kraft recalls 36,000 cases of cheese for possible choking hazard complaints.
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Apparently there is some metal contamination in certain packages. If you've recently purchased any kraft singles, it's a good idea to check that yours is not in the recalled batched.

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Nearly 1 million bikes recalled after rider paralyzed

Nearly 1 million bikes recalled after rider paralyzed | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Almost one million Trek bikes are being recalled in the United States and Canada after an injury that left one rider paralyzed. Included in the recall are 900,000 bikes in the U.S., and 98,000 sold in Canada,
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If you are an owner of a trek bike, please be sure yours is not on the recall list. This defect could potentially lead to some serious injuries.

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Foster Farms acknowledges mistakes, defends food safety procedures

Foster Farms acknowledges mistakes, defends food safety procedures | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Foster Farms officials on Tuesday defended the food safety at its Kelso processing plant, minimizing a recent TV news report documenting 40 violations at the plant last year.
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It wasn't so long ago that many Foster Farms items were recalled. This story will hopefully encourage the company to continue to improve their food safety measures. These regulations are in place in order to keep consumers safe from avoidable illnesses.

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Deaths linked to defective GM switch expected to rise: fund official

Deaths linked to defective GM switch expected to rise: fund official | Product Recalls | Scoop.it

This iDETROIT (Reuters) - The number of eligible claims for deaths and injuries linked to the defective General Motors Co ignition switch that led to the recall of 2.6 million older cars should

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Guardrail investigation: Manufacturer liable for fraud

Guardrail investigation: Manufacturer liable for fraud | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
It was vindication for Joshua Harman, the man who blew the whistle on dangerous, potentially deadly guardrails found across the country.
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Guardrail manufacturer found liable for fraud. Changes that made the product more profitable for the manufacturer also made the rails more dangerous. Roads across the country are affected.

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Not only are the guardrails defective products, but the manufacturer may be held liable for accidents around the county. By not performing as expected, the guardrails in fact created a more dangerous scenario for drivers and passengers involved in the crash.

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Potentially harmful bacteria prompts voluntarily baby wipes recall

Potentially harmful bacteria prompts voluntarily baby wipes recall | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Simply Right baby wipes from Sam's Club are no longer on the shelf after the wipes were found to have bacteria that can make kids sick.
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It's particularly terrible when baby products are recalled. Please spread the word to family and friends that may be using these baby wipes.

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Defective Airbag Recall Expands to BMW i3 and 2014 MINI Cooper Models - autoevolution

Defective Airbag Recall Expands to BMW i3 and 2014 MINI Cooper Models - autoevolution | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
autoevolution Defective Airbag Recall Expands to BMW i3 and 2014 MINI Cooper Models autoevolution Just a couple of minutes ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association sent an e-mail, notifying owners of the new BMW i3 and 2014 MINI Cooper...
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Chia Powder Salmonella Outbreak Expands to Canada | Food ...

Chia Powder Salmonella Outbreak Expands to Canada | Food ... | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
... Recalls Baby Food Makers · Food Poisoning Lawsuit Lawyer Free Consultation ... Read More >>. Fred Pritzker is a food safety advocate and attorney. He represents people sickened by contaminated food.
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Kraft recalls cottage cheese following spoilage scare

Kraft recalls cottage cheese following spoilage scare | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Kraft Foods Group is recalling some of its cottage cheese products, company officials announced over the weekend.
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Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit recalled

Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit recalled | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Oregon Freeze Dry of Albany, Ore., is recalling 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit, produced exclusively for Costco Wholesale Stores. Th
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Costco's Kirkland is known for great value and quality, but even so issues can arise. If you purchase this product for your family, please take note of this recall.

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Samsung Recalls Note 7 After Multiple Exploded Device

Samsung Recalls Note 7 After Multiple Exploded Device | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
After reports of multiple exploded devices, Samsung recalls Note 7. The company confirmed a global recall after scorched and melted smartphone incidents.
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GM Recalls 308,000 Chevorlet Impalas

GM Recalls 308,000 Chevorlet Impalas | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
General Motors recalls 308,000 Chevrolet Impala sedans for passenger presence sensory system failure, possibly causing air bag malfunctions.
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Ikea Recalls Children's Nightlight Due To Electrical Shock Risk

Ikea Recalls Children's Nightlight Due To Electrical Shock Risk | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
The furniture maker Ikea is recalling a children's nightlight due to possible electrical shock risks.
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3,000 Otteroo Baby Floats Recalled Due To Defect

3,000 Otteroo Baby Floats Recalled Due To Defect | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Nearly 3,000 baby floats are being recalled because they can deflate increasing the rate of a child possibly drowning.
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Kraft Recalls 242,000 cases of Mac and Cheese

Kraft Recalls 242,000 cases of Mac and Cheese | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
Krafts Food Inc., recalls 242,000 cases of Original flavor Mac and Cheese Dinner due to possible metal contamination.
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Metal fragments when ingested can cause damage to the intestinal tract. It's important for people who may have recently purchase boxes of Kraft Mac and Cheese to check whether or not they may be affected.

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Unsanitary San Francisco tofu company shut down because of pigeons, insects, other bad things

Unsanitary San Francisco tofu company shut down because of pigeons, insects, other bad things | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
San Francisco's Fong Kee Tofu makes a rainbow of soy products, ranging from soy drinks and soft tofu all the way to fried tofu balls and firm tofu. But according to the Department of Justice and Fo...
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Santa Ana bakery closed after Three Kings Day bread sickens more than 30 in Orange County

SANTA ANA -- At least 12 people were treated at hospitals Tuesday and Wednesday in what county health officials described as food poisoning linked to holiday cakes made at a Santa Ana bakery.In all, health officials said more than 30 people are believed to have taken ill, most complaining of heart palpitations, numbness and hallucinatory thoughts. None was believed to be hospitalized as of late Wednesday.The bakery, Cholula’s Bakery, was ordered closed Wednesday by the Orange County Health Care Agency because of the outbreak. 

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Record Number of Auto Recalls in 2014

Record Number of Auto Recalls in 2014 | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
This year has been the worst ever recorded in terms of the number of auto manufacturer recalls. More than one in five cars are affected - over 50 million total.
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Car Tire Warranties

Car Tire Warranties | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
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Many tires are covered by a limited warranty that typically lasts until you exceed a certain number of miles (mileage warranties) or until the tire's tread wears to 2/32 of an inch (tread life warranties).
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On Your Side: Kraft issues voluntary recall on select Kraft Singles - WRDW-TV

On Your Side: Kraft issues voluntary recall on select Kraft Singles - WRDW-TV | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
On Your Side: Kraft issues voluntary recall on select Kraft Singles WRDW-TV Kraft Foods Group is issuing a voluntary recall for over 7,500 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product shipped...
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If you love Kraft singles on your grilled cheese or burger, make sure the package you have in your fridge doesn't fall under the recall.

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Hummus Sold at Target, Trader Joe's Recalled

Hummus Sold at Target, Trader Joe's Recalled | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
If you are planning to add hummus to your list of Memorial Day snacks, watch out. Food manufacturer Lansal has issued a voluntary recall on about 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products due to concerns...
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GM recalls 1.18 million SUVs for air bag problem

GM recalls 1.18 million SUVs for air bag problem | Product Recalls | Scoop.it
General Motors is recalling nearly 1.2 million SUVs for defective side air bags.
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Every year there are people injured or killed by defective airbags. Keep you and your family safe. Please make sure that your car isn't on the recall list. This is affecting a great number of vehicles.

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