Product Recalls


  • Ford recalls 390K cars for faulty door latches Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    The first Ford Fusion made in the U.S., at Ford's assembly plant in Flat Rock, Mich.

    Ford recalled about 390,000 newer cars, including some Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ models, with door latch issues.

  • Recalls this week: vacuum cleaners, bicycles Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:55 PM ET

    Vacuum cleaners that pose an electric shock risk to users are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include Trek bicycles with a defect that has caused several injuries. They were sold at Bed Bath& Beyond, Best Buy, Kohl's, Lowes, Target and other stores nationwide, online at www.sharkclean.com and through television infomercials from August...

  • Harley-Davidson recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:54 PM ET
    The 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide.

    Harley-Davidson announced a recall of about 46,000 motorcycles after a problem was discovered through consumer complaints.

  • Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    DETROIT— Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they could stay in gear due to clutches that won't fully disengage. The recall covers certain Electra Glide, Ultra Limited, Police Electra Glide, Street Glide, Road Glide and Road King models from the 2014 and 2015 model years. Harley-Davidson Motor Co. said in documents that gas...

  • Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 3:18 AM ET

    The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there's no reason to think that listeria illnesses and deaths linked to Texas- based Blue Bell Creameries and the discovery of listeria in Ohio- based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams are related. Jeni's ice cream hasn't been linked to any illnesses, but the company recalled its...

  • Nearly 1M bicycles recalled after riders injured Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:26 PM ET

    About 1 million bikes are being recalled after a flaw in their quick-release lever caused injuries to riders, reports NBC News.

  • The action follows a similar recall by Texas- based Blue Bell Creameries Monday. A spokesman for the Food and Drug Administration said the agency has no evidence, for now, that the listeria found in Jeni's ice cream and the listeria found in Blue Bell ice cream are connected. "At this time, the FDA does not believe that the finding of listeria in one sample of Jeni's...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is recalling all its products from retailers and closing ice cream shops in six states over concerns about possible listeria contamination. Columbus, Ohio- based Jeni's says contamination was found in a random sample by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Others are listed in Atlanta; Chicago; Charleston, South...

  • Issues surrounding General Motors Co.' s recall of 36 million vehicles worldwide last year for safety issues continue to haunt the company. —87: Number of deaths compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg has determined are eligible for compensation. In addition, the U.S. Attorney's Office, Congress, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Canadian safety...

  • DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 58,833 older cars and SUVs with manual transmissions. The recall covers 2006 Jeep Liberty and Wrangler SUVs and Dodge Viper cars produced between Feb. 15, 2005, and Sept. 14, 2006. The rest were sold in Canada, Mexico and overseas.

  • Attention Shark vacuum owners! There's a recall Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 11:52 AM ET
    Shark vacuum recalls.

    Euro-Pro has issued a voluntary recall of four models of its Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away vacuum cleaners.

  • Q&A: What's listeria and how is it traced to ice cream? Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:15 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— New technologies account for one way that the government is tracking a life-threatening outbreak of listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Texas- based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week after listeria was found in a variety of the company's frozen treats. The massive recall followed several smaller recalls as...

  • CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:27 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The government is relying on some new technology— as well as a bit of luck— to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Texas- based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week as listeria was found in a variety of the company's frozen treats. "It is giving us a new power to investigate cold cases,"...

  • Mexico banning imports   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 1:02 PM ET
    Mexico banning imports

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on more fallout from the bird flu outbreak as Mexico bans imports eggs and live birds from Iowa.

  • CNBC update: Bicycle recall   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    CNBC update: Bicycle recall

    Almost 1 million Trek Bicycles are being recalled, and hail hit Chicago Wednesday morning, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • NEW YORK— A Massachusetts company is recalling 143,000 upright vacuum cleaners because of the risk of electric shock. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Euro-Pro Operating LLC is recalling four models of its Shark brand Rotator Powered Lift-Airway vacuum cleaner. Some of the products were sold directly to consumers and others were sold at stores...

  • Trader Joe's Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage is recalled Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    MONROVIA, Calif.— Trader Joe's customers who bought the chain's Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage are urged to throw it out amid concerns plastic may have made its way into the packages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that Massachusetts- based sausage maker Kayem Foods is recalling more than 59,000 pounds of the product. The USDA says no one has...

  • What is listeria, and why did Blue Bell panic? Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    Listeria bacteria.

    Blue Bell recalled all its products after listeria was found in several samples.

  • Bird flu fears: Can we contain this?   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:47 PM ET
    Bird flu fears: Can we contain this?

    Poultry industry consultant, Dr. Simon Shane of North Carolina State University, discusses containing the bird flu and future prevention.

  • Blue Bell recall details   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
    Blue Bell recall details

    Blue Bell issues a voluntary recall for all of its products, reports CNBC's Amanda Drury.