Dec 9- U.S. safety regulators are considering whether to expand a recall of the Hyundai Elantra because the airbags could cause an injury in a side impact accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday it opened a recall query on December 4 regarding the 2009-2012 Elantra Touring.» Read More
Honda Motor said Thursday it is recalling 318,000 Odyssey minivans and 63,400 Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles for an airbag defect.
WASHINGTON, Sept 14- Japan's Suzuki Motor Co is recalling 193,936 Grand Vitara SUVs and SX4s cars because of a defective air bag sensor mat in the front passenger seat, U.S. officials said.
More than 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and more than $2 million in property damage.
Sept 6- Johnson& Johnson's consumer healthcare unit said on Friday it is recalling about 200,000 bottles of concentrated Motrin drops for infants due to potential contamination with plastic particles.
A Volvo spokeswoman said the company is recalling 7,767 vehicles in the United States and 366 in Canada. Volvo said it notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of the recall on August 20. Volvo is owned by China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co.
Ford is recalling about 370,000 Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car sedans in the U.S. and Canada to fix a steering shaft issue.
PARIS, Aug 30- Danone said it expects to meet group sales targets in the third quarter as well as growth and margin forecasts for 2013 despite a product recall in Asia having a "significant impact" on baby nutrition sales.
PARIS, Aug 30- French dairy group Danone expects to hit its growth targets for the remainder of the year despite the "significant impact" of a product recall affecting its baby nutrition operation in Asia.
Theo Spierings, CEO of Fonterra explains the rationale behind the company's product recall, after New Zealand officials cleared its whey protein concentrate of health risks.
WELLINGTON, Aug 29- A Danone SA unit said on Thursday it was considering legal action against New Zealand's Fonterra after the maker of Karicare milk formula had to recall products due to incorrect tests that led to global food safety scare.
The recall was initiated after a customer reported having an allergic reaction to milk in the product, the company said.
General Motors will recall 293,000 Chevrolet Cruze cars in the United States due to a defect that can cause loss of the brake assist function.
DETROIT, Aug 16- General Motors Co will recall 292,879 Chevrolet Cruze cars in the United States due to a defect that can cause loss of the brake assist function in models with the 1.4- liter turbocharged engine and six-speed automatic transmission. The largest U.S. automaker said on Friday that the problem occurred in model year 2011 and 2012 Cruze cars.
DETROIT, Aug 14- Automakers will need to provide a searchable database on their websites within the next 12 months to allow consumers to see if a recall affects their particular vehicle, a U.S. regulatory body said Wednesday.
*Singapore store joins group pulling product from shelves. WELLINGTON, Aug 8- New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra insisted that its customers were sticking to their supply contracts with the world's largest dairy exporter for the moment, even as Singapore expanded its recall of milk formula products containing a tainted ingredient produced the company.
DETROIT, Aug 7- Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday that it is recalling 342,000 Tacoma pickup trucks to fix defective seat belts. Toyota said a screw could come loose in the front seat belts on some of those trucks, causing the belts to malfunction. Toyota will notify customers by mail.
*Sri Lanka, Brunei restrict imports, recall products. WELLINGTON, Aug 6- Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, came under fire from the New Zealand government, farmers and financial regulators for its handling of a food contamination scare that has triggered product recalls and spooked parents from China to Saudi Arabia.
WELLINGTON, Aug 6- Dairy giant Fonterra was hit by fresh infant formula recalls in China and Hong Kong on Tuesday, while New Zealand's government fretted that the widening contamination scare would prompt China to extend a ban on whey protein powder to other dairy products.
*China restricts some imports; Vietnam in product recall. WELLINGTON/ BEIJING, Aug 5- Fonterra, the world's leading exporter of dairy products, apologised on Monday for a milk powder contamination scare in China that risks tainting New Zealand's reputation for food safety.
WELLINGTON, Aug 3- New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, on Saturday said it had found that an ingredient in some of its dairy products contained a strain of a bacteria which can cause botulism, prompting China to recall affected products.