CNBC's Scott Cohn details the story of Montana father Rich Barber, whose 9-year-old son died when a Remington rifle went off.
Guns are among the only consumer products for which the government cannot order a recall, leaving it up to manufacturers to police themselves.
A settlement covering 7.5 million Remington guns and 13 different models produced since 1948 is bound to be complex. Here's what you need to know.
“Protective orders” are a perfectly legal maneuver, but critics say companies are misusing secrecy to hide vital information from the public..
Some say gun maker Remington's landmark legal settlement could still leave millions of defective rifles in the public’s hands.
The federal government can recall your car, pills, peanut butter, and even crossbows, but its authority stops short for one particular product.
CNBC's Scott Cohn examines allegations the Remington Model 700 series hunting rifle is prone to firing without pulling the trigger, and that its manufacturer, Remington, has been aware of this concern for almost 60 years. Dozens of deaths, scores of injuries, and more than a thousand customer complaints have been linked to the alleged problem. This original documentary aired on Wednesday, October 20th, 2010.
A landmark legal settlement could still leave millions of defective rifles in the public’s hands. CNBC presents 'Remington Under Fire: The Reckoning.'
A truck manufacturer has volunteered to recall more than 2,000 semis because they can travel at speeds greater than their tires can safely handle.
The FDA expands a recall for food products containing celery contaminated with E.Coli bacteria.
Blue Bell will release another ice cream flavor, the sixth since the company recalled millions of products following listeria contamination.
South Korea said its own testing showed that Volkswagen intentionally manipulated a diesel emissions device in vehicles with an older engine.
The carmaker is reissuing a recall in Japan to check for possible faulty airbag inflators.
Data from USDA show the most recalled foods in the U.S. going back several years. Pork, beef, chicken are among the big culprits.
Tesla is recalling 90,000 Model S sedans for a possible seat belt defect, though the company says the cost is immaterial, reports CNBC's Dom Chu.
The cost of the worldwide Tesla recall will be "immaterial," the company said.
Hyundai announces recall of about 305 thousand Sonatas from 2011 and 2012.
Hyundai is recalling nearly 305,000 Sonata midsize cars because the brake lights can stay on when the driver isn't stopping.
CNBC's Sue Herera covers the top stories of the day, including a Tyson Foods recall weighing in at a total of 52,000 pounds of chicken.
Tyson Foods is recalling about 52,000 pounds of chicken wings that may be adulterated due to an 'off-odor' scent.