Business Events Product Recalls

  • Starbucks

    Starbucks recalled more than 2.5 million packs of stainless steel straws that had reportedly caused mouth lacerations to four children.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 2- The parents of the late "Star Trek" movie actor Anton Yelchin sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV for negligence and product liability on Tuesday over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed their son. Yelchin, 27, was killed on June 19 when his 2015 Grand Cherokee, which was under a recall issued by the automaker two months earlier,...

  • What to do if your car is recalled

    If you’ve received a notice from your car’s manufacturer that there’s a problem with the vehicle you’re driving, CNBC’s Sharon Epperson shares tips on how to deal with the issue and protect your safety.

  • General Mills' Gold Medal flour on display at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    GIS widened its recall of potentially contaminated flour, and CDC said people have been sick so far by raw flour, NBC News reported.

  • One of the four persons developed a type of kidney failure, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. General Mills had recalled about 10 million pounds of flour in May and added two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix in the United States and one in Canada to the recall in July. The previous recalls ranged from Nov. 4, 2015 through Dec. 4, 2015.

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion. The automaker said it will update software and replace wire harnesses to address the electronic issue that appears in a small number of vehicles. The recall includes about 323,000 vehicles...

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling nearly 410,000 vehicles worldwide because of a defect that can lead to a loss of propulsion. The automaker said it will update software and replace wire harnesses to address the electronic issue that appears in a small number of vehicles. The recall includes about 323,000 vehicles...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- General Motors Co said on Thursday it may be forced by U.S. regulators to recall another 4.3 million vehicles for potentially defective Takata air bag inflators, a call-back that would cost the U.S. automaker $550 million. GM said in a securities filing that the costs of replacing Takata air bag inflators in the 4.3 million additional...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- General Motors Co said on Thursday it may be forced by U.S. regulators to recall another 4.3 million vehicles for potentially defective Takata air bag inflators, a call-back that would cost it $550 million. GM said in a securities filing that the costs of replacing Takata air bag inflators in the 4.3 million additional vehicles would be $550...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- General Motors Co said on Thursday it was recalling 307,000 older Chevrolet Impala cars worldwide because the air bags may not deploy in the event of the crash. The largest U.S. automaker said the front passenger seat frame in 2009 and 2010 model Impala cars might rub against and damage electrical wires, which could cause the air bag fuse to...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- General Motors Co said Thursday it is recalling nearly 290,000 older Chevrolet Impala cars in the United States because the air bag may not deploy in the event of the crash. The largest U.S. automaker said the front passenger seat frame in the 2009 and 2010 model Impala cars may rub against and damage electrical wires, which could cause the...

  • NEW YORK, July 15- A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed some claims brought against General Motors by customers seeking compensation for a drop in vehicle resale values after a rash of safety recalls in 2014, including one for a faulty ignition switch. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan federal court dismissed racketeering and some state-law claims, as well...

  • NEW YORK, July 15- A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed some claims brought against General Motors by customers seeking to recoup vehicle values that they say were lost due to a rash of recalls in 2014, including one for a faulty ignition-switch. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan federal court dismissed racketeering and some state-law claims, as well as...

  • NEW YORK, July 15- A U.S. judge on Friday dismissed some claims brought against General Motors by customers seeking to recoup vehicle values that they say were lost due to more than 70 recalls in 2014, including one for a faulty ignition-switch. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan dismissed racketeering and some state-law claims, and said plaintiffs'...

  • IKEA recalls 80K safety gates and extensions

    The world's largest furniture retailer says the locking mechanism on the gates can unexpectedly open and fall on children.

  • Hoses connect laboratory emission testing equipment to a red 2016 Volkswagen AG Golf TDI inside the California Air Resources Board Haagen-Smit Laboratory in El Monte, California.

    Volkswagen's stocks popped nearly 3 percent after a proposed recall plan was rejected by California regulators.

  • IKEA store Seoul South Korea

    About 80,000 IKEA safety gates and gate extensions were recalled after the company received 55 incident reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 13- California's chief air regulator on Wednesday rejected a proposed recall plan from Volkswagen AG to fix 16,000 3.0- liter diesel Volkswagens, Audis and Porsches in the state equipped with devices designed to cheat emissions tests. A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spokesperson said the agency agreed that VW has not presented an...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 13- California chief air regulator on Wednesday rejected a proposed recall plan from Volkswagen to fix 16,000 3.0 liter diesel Volkswagens, Audis and Porches in California that are equipped with devices designed to cheat emissions tests. The California Air Resources Board said the company's recall plan was incomplete and deficient in a...

  • NEW YORK, July 13- General Motors' 2009 bankruptcy does not shield it from lawsuits over a deadly ignition-switch defect that led to criminal charges against the automaker and prompted the recall of 2.6 million vehicles in 2014, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said barring plaintiffs from suing GM...