One recall is for 7,800 hooded sweatshirts that were sold at Kroger and Fred Meyer supermarkets nationwide between June and August for about $18. Both stores are owned by The Kroger Co., which is based in Cincinnati. The recalled sweatshirts have a front zipper and were made in Pakistan by Mira Loma, California- based Active Apparel.» Read More
*China watchdog find excessive lead levels in some Heinz products. Heinz Co has recalled some infant food products in China after a local watchdog said they contained excessive levels of lead, threatening to dent the company's reputation in a country highly sensitive to food safety.
DETROIT, Aug 15- Ford Motor Co is recalling nearly 160,000 Focus ST sedans and Escape crossovers from model years 2013-2014 to correct a wiring problem that could affect engine performance, the company said on Friday. There are no crashes or injuries attributed to the problem, Ford said.
Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they're parked.
Jaguar Land Rover said no deaths or injuries have been reported related to the problem.
GM's fund to compensate victims of faulty ignition switches in its cars has received claims for cases involving 63 deaths.
DETROIT, Aug 8- General Motors said on Friday it is recalling 269,000 vehicles to fix a variety of defects. The largest of the five recalls involves 202,115 Saturn Vue crossovers from model years 2002-2004 to replace faulty ignition cylinders. GM said the ignition key in some cases can be removed while the vehicle is running.
GM recalled 202,115 Saturn VUEs on Friday, citing an ignition key issue that it says is possibly tied to two know crashes and one injury.
DETROIT, Aug 8- Volkswagen AG is more than doubling a three-year-old recall of its Chrysler-built Routan minivans that have ignition switches that can be knocked into the accessory position and shut off the engine, according to documents filed with U.S. safety regulators.
DETROIT, Aug 8- Volkswagen AG is more than doubling a three-year-old U.S. recall of its Chrysler-built Routan minivans that have ignition switches that can be knocked into the accessory position and shut off the engine, according to documents filed with U.S. safety regulators.
GM's troubles with safety recalls have surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time.
Vizio is recalling 245,000 flat screen televisions due to an ineffective stand that causes the TV to tip, posing a risk of impact injury.
General Motors compensation fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg, discusses his experience working with General Motors and its CEO Mary Barra.
General Motors compensation fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg says General Motors has just begun reviewing about 115 claims filed in less than a week, and the money will be out in about 90 days for some of the more simple claims.
Aug 6- Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc said it recalled some vials of its antibiotic Cubicin due to the potential presence of glass particles. Cubist said no adverse events had been reported so far. It did not reveal how many lots were affected, but said the issue was limited to one of its suppliers.
DETROIT, Aug 5- Subaru of America said it is recalling about 5,000 older model cars with passenger-side air bag inflators made by Takata Corp that may rupture and break into metal fragments that could harm passengers, the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday.
A California-based stone fruit producer, who ships to retailers including Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Whole Foods, has expanded its stone fruit recall.
Aug 1- Harley-Davidson Inc is recalling more than 3,000 motorcycles to fix an ignition switch issue that can cause the bikes to stall and crash, the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said on Friday. This is the second big recall Harley-Davidson has been forced to make this summer, typically the company's peak selling season.
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from 'run' to 'accessory.'
Aug 1- South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is recalling about 420,000 vehicles covering three models for separate problems in the United States, after recalling 883,000 Sonata sedans this week, according to U.S. safety regulators.
DETROIT, July 30- South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co will recall about 883,000 Sonata mid-sized sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective transmission-shift cable could increase the risk of a crash.