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Business Events Product Recalls

  • A line of children's rompers with snaps that pose a choking hazard to young children are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include glass tables and hair dryers. They were sold at Nordstrom, Von Maur and various boutique stores nationwide and at teacollection.com from July 2017 through December 2017.

  • DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 229,000 Ram trucks, mostly in North America, because they can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition or a foot on the brake. The recall covers certain 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups. Dealers will update software and replace a switch if needed in a recall that starts March 30.

  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened the probe in July of last year after Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi issued recalls due to fuel leaks from flanges made by German automotive supplier Continental Automotive Systems Inc. The polymer flanges can crack and leak fuel, potentially causing fires. The supplier previously said...

  • PARIS, Feb 1- A salmonella contamination of baby milk produced by Lactalis could cost the French dairy group several hundred million euros, its CEO said in a newspaper interview published on Thursday. Lactalis has recalled 12 millions tins nationwide and from stores around the world after discovering salmonella bacteria in some baby milk last month at a...

  • A sign marks the location of a Panera Bread restaurant in Chicago.

    Panera Bread is voluntarily recalling some cream cheese sold in its U.S. stores because of possible bacterial contamination.

  • PARIS, Jan 26- A group representing families affected by a recall of baby milk by dairy firm Lactalis due to salmonella said on Friday at least 48 children had been contaminated. "There are at least 48 cases of children infected with salmonella from these withdrawn milk products," said Quentin Guillemain, president of the Salmonella Contaminated Victims...

  • CAPE TOWN, Jan 25- Japanese carmaker Toyota's South African unit recalled more than 700,000 vehicles because of an issue with safety bags used in the cars, an official at Toyota South Africa said. "Toyota South Africa has initiated an immediate recall in excess of 700,000 vehicles across 10 models, including Lexus. This is part of an ongoing global campaign...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it was recalling more than 162,000 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans because a software glitch may cause the vehicles to stall. The Center for Auto Safety, a consumer advocacy group, petitioned the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in November to investigate the issue after it...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 12- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it was recalling more than 162,000 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans because a software glitch may cause the vehicles to stall. The Italian-American automaker said one accident had potentially been linked to the defect. Under a rare set of conditions, a vehicles engine control module may...

  • *Lactalis sells baby milk in Europe, Africa and Asia. Three dozen children have fallen ill in France and at least one other in Spain. After talks with Lactalis management Le Maire said the company would recall all infant formula milk products made at its Craon factory that were still in warehouses and on store shelves, regardless of the date of manufacture.

  • *Health scare risks hurting Lactalis image in China. PARIS, Jan 11- France's biggest supermarket chains said they sold some Lactalis baby food products after a recall by the dairy giant over concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella infections can be life-threatening, particularly for young children, and the recall risks damaging...

  • PARIS, Jan 11- France's biggest supermarket chains said they sold some Lactalis baby food products after a recall by the dairy giant over concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella. The product recall affected goods destined for French and overseas markets carrying the Picot, Milumel and Taranis brands and France's consumer protection agency...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 9- Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it was expanding its safety recall involving Takata Corp front passenger air bag inflators to cover about 601,300 additional vehicles in the United States. 1/ 8 http://toyota.us/2CV24Wl 3/ 8. Air bags with the inflators have been linked to at least 180 injuries and 20 deaths, mostly in the United States...

  • Dion Weisler, CEO, Hewlett-Packard

    HP is voluntarily recalling certain laptop batteries that can overheat and become a burn hazard.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 28- General Motors Co on Thursday won a court ruling that could reduce the private litigation it faces over flawed vehicle ignition switches, which have been linked to 124 deaths and triggered a big recall. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan said the plaintiffs in two bellwether cases, involving accidents where airbags had deployed, could not...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 28- General Motors Co on Thursday won a court ruling that could reduce the private litigation it faces over flawed vehicle ignition switches, which have been linked to 124 deaths and triggered a big recall. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan said the plaintiffs in two bellwether cases, involving accidents where airbags had deployed, could not...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 27- Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co Ltd will recall 106,340 Nissan cars in Russia, Russia's technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on Wednesday. Rosstandart said the recall would affect Nissan Almera, Nissan Teana, Nissan Pickup, Nissan Tino, Nissan Patrol, Nissan Terrano II and Nissan X-Trall models produced between Feb. 19, 2001 and Nov. 28,...

  • PARIS, Dec 21- Dairy giant Lactalis announced on Thursday a further recall of baby food products after establishing a source of contamination at a French factory which has been linked to cases of salmonella bacteria. Lactalis said it was recalling as a precaution all infant formula and other baby food products made at its factory in Craon, northwest France,...

  • MUNICH, Dec 20- German premium carmaker Audi said on Wednesday it was recalling 330,000 cars in Germany due to possible problems with electrical connections for the auxiliary heater that could cause fires. A spokesman for Audi, a unit of Volkswagen, said the recall affected models A4, A5, A5 Cabriolet and Q5 built between April 2011 and May 2015.

  • *Recall includes export products for China, Africa, LatAm. PARIS, Dec 10- France has ordered banned the sale and ordered a recall of several baby formula milk and baby food products made by French dairy giant Lactalis after the discovery of salmonella bacteria, consumer protection agency DGCCRF said in a statement. The recall includes products for export,...