Product Recalls


  • Aug 20- A natural food company is voluntarily recalling certain peanut butters and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other major grocery outlets because government testing found they may be contaminated with salmonella.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:42 a.m. EDT Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    Apple's stock soars to new high amid rising hopes for bigger-screen iPhone, other new products US stocks open lower after two straight days of gains; Lowe's sinks on weak outlook Target cuts annual profit outlook as the discounter continues to reel from breach Global cruise lines set sail for China in pursuit of booming leisure market Social media struggles with images of journalists' slaying; Twitter suspends some accounts China fines 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers $202 million in spreading anti-monopoly probe Lowe's 2nd- quarter profit climbs on improving weather; trims full-year revenue outlook US home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July to 1.09 million rate, fastest pace in 8 months Bank of England board divided for the first time since 2011 on whether to raise interest rates Peanut, almond butter from Hain Celestial unit recalled due to salmonella risk

  • Nut butter recall hits Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    A unit of Hain Celestial Group is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.

  • Glass particles in beer? There's a recall for that Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:23 AM ET

    Hold that lime wedge for your Corona, at least until you check the code number on the neck of the bottle.

  • Kids water bottles recalled for laceration hazard Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

  • US safety agency offers online recall check Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    DETROIT— The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the service started Wednesday on its website, www.safercar.gov. Drivers can key in their vehicle identification number to get the results.

  • U.S. auto safety agency unveils new recall search tool Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 20- U.S. auto safety regulators on Wednesday unveiled a more precise way for vehicle owners to search online to find out if their cars or motorcycles have been recalled by the manufacturer.

  • Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 5:13 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination. Also being recalled were some lots of private label almond butter from grocers Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Safeway.

  • GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    General Motors's website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved.

  • Recaro recalls over 39,000 child safety seats Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    DETROIT— Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash. The recall covers ProSport model 385 seats made from June 16, 2010, to Jan. 31, 2013. The problem happens when the seats are installed with the lower latch anchors and without the top tether.

  • 4 indicted at slaughterhouse for cancer-ridden beef Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    Four officials at a California slaughterhouse allegedly slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on lunch breaks and distributed the beef.

  • *Heinz says to tighten supplier controls after China food scare. Heinz Co said on Tuesday it will tighten controls over ingredients suppliers in China after it was forced to recall some infant food products from Chinese store shelves due to excess levels of lead.

  • *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.

  • 4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall processed cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks and later distributed the diseased cattle, according to federal charges announced Monday.

  • Safety agency opens probe into fire truck recall Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    The probe covers trucks from the 2000 to 2012 model years made by Ohio- based Sutphen Corp.. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says two ladders fell after the trucks were recalled in May of last year. Six people were hurt in incidents in Belle Valley, Pennsylvania, and Hall County, Georgia.

  • 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.

  • Recalls this week: smoke alarms, space heaters Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 3:06 PM ET

    More than 150,000 smoke alarms that can fail to alert consumers when a fire occurs are among this week's recalled consumer products. The 400 series model numbers include 429 AT, 429 C, 429 CAD, 429 CRT, 429 CST, 429 CT, 429 CTAD, 449 AT, 449 C, 449 CRT, 449 CSRH, 449 CSRT, 449 CST, 449 CSTE, 449 CT and 449 CTE. HOW MANY: About 141,000 in U.S. and 13,000 in Canada.

  • Ford recalls more than 83,000 cars and SUVs Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 5:41 AM ET
    2014 Ford Taurus

    Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they're parked.

  • Ford recalls 83,250 cars and SUVs Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 6:56 PM ET

    DETROIT— Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they're parked. The recall involves the 2012-2014 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX; the 2013-2014 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT; and the 2013-2014 Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS.

  • Jaguar Land Rover recalling nearly 41K vehicles Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:57 AM ET
    The production line at the Jaguar Land Rover factory in Solihull, England

    Jaguar Land Rover said no deaths or injuries have been reported related to the problem.