Business Events Product Recalls

  • SEOUL, Sept 29- Samsung Electronics, which is already reeling from a global recall of its Note 7 smartphones, said on Thursday it is in talks with a U.S. watchdog to address potential safety problems related to some of its washing machines. The South Korean tech company's comments came as the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warned of problems with some of...

  • Samsung home appliances on display at an event in Los Angeles, California.

    Samsung said it was working with a U.S. consumer product safety regulator to address safety issues related to some of its washing machines.

  • Sept 28- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it was working with a U.S. consumer product safety regulator to address safety issues related to some of its top-load washing machines. The world's top smartphone maker is already reeling from a global recall of at least 2.5 million Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets due to faulty batteries causing some phones to catch fire.

  • SEOUL, Sept 29- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects to have recovered more than 80 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea by Oct. 1, when the firm plans to resume sales of the device in its home market. On Sept. 2, Samsung announced a global recall of at least 2.5 million Note 7 s in 10 markets due to faulty batteries causing...

  • DETROIT— Ford is recalling about 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can be unlatched too easily while the cars are moving. The recall covers certain Focus hatchback and RS vehicles from the 2013 through 2017 model years. The company says the hatch can be unlocked and unlatched by pushing a single...

  • DOJ weighs criminal charges against Takata

    The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly in talks with auto airbag maker Takata to resolve allegations of criminal wrongdoings.

  • Samsung Recall

    Samsung's recall process didn't start well but now about 60 percent of the faulty models have been recalled, says Technalysis Research's Bob O'Donnell.

  • Tyson Chicken

    Tyson Foods says it's recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that plastic was found in some nuggets.

  • SPRINGDALE, Ark.— Tyson Foods Inc. says it's voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that "hard, white plastic" was found in some nuggets. The Springdale, Arkansas- based company said Tuesday that the 5- pound bags of fully cooked panko chicken nuggets were sold at Costco stores nationwide. A small number of 20-...

  • SEOUL, Sept 27- Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back around 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea, the United States and Europe, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis. Samsung hopes to take the faulty products off the market as soon as possible in order to limit further damage to...

  • Galaxy Note 7

    Samsung said it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States.

  • SEOUL, Sept 27- Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis. Samsung hopes to take the faulty products off the market as soon as possible in order to limit further damage to its...

  • More than 3,000 rechargeable battery packs for wireless speakers are being recalled because they can overheat. They were sold at Best Buy, Brookstone and BestBuy.com and Amazon.com from May 2015 through June 2016. HOW MANY: About 3,400 in the U.S. and about 240 in Canada.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 23- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday released a series of reports into Takata Corp's defective air bag inflators, which have been linked to at least 14 deaths and more than 100 injuries and sparked the largest ever auto recall. About 100 million Takata air bag inflators have been declared defective worldwide.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 23- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Friday released a series of reports into Takata Corp's defective air bag inflators linked to at least 14 deaths and more than 100 injuries that have sparked the largest ever auto recall. About 100 million Takata air bag inflators have been declared defective worldwide.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Samsung Electronics aims to re-launch its flagship Note7 smartphone across Europe well before year-end, but it could well be 2017 before the company fully rebounds from a global product recall tied to defective batteries, a regional executive said on Thursday. "We fully expect to be available everywhere by the end of November... well before the...

  • SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics on Thursday was ordered to carry out more safety checks of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones before they go back on sale following an unprecedented global recall after defective batteries caused some of the phones to burst into flames. Under a recall plan agreed to by the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards, Samsung's...

  • Blue Bell Ice Cream is seen on shelves of a grocery store in Overland Park, Kans.

    Blue Bell Creameries is recalling some ice cream Wednesday after finding chocolate chip cookie dough was potentially contaminated with listeria.

  • BRENHAM, Texas— Blue Bell Creameries recalled select flavors of ice cream distributed across the South after finding chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier for use as an ingredient was potentially contaminated with listeria, the Brenham, Texas- based company announced Wednesday. Blue Bell said it was recalling half gallons and pints of Blue...

  • Evenflo Platinum Evolve 3-in-1 Combination Booster Car Seat.

    Evenflo announced Wednesday it's recalling nearly 30,000 combination booster seats because children can loosen harness without adult.