The recall affects Mazda six cars from the 2009 through 2013 model years. The company says the door latch mounting screws can loosen. That can stop the doors from latching. If the latches come loose, a door ajar light will warn drivers.
It took two years for federal prosecutors to bring criminal charges against the owners of a southeastern Colorado cantaloupe farm linked to a 2011 listeria epidemic that killed 33 people.And the charges are little-used misdemeanor counts of introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce.
Toyota is recalling 615,000 Sienna minivans in the U.S. because they can inadvertently shift out of park and roll away. The recall involves Siennas from the 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009 models years. Toyota said Thursday that the shift locking device can potentially be damaged.
Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, the Democratic chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, said Wednesday that the bill calls for an "unprecedented tracing system that will track prescription drugs from manufacturing to distribution."
Nissan Motor Co. recalled 908,900 vehicles around the world Thursday for defective accelerator sensors that could cause the engine to stall. The recall affects the Serena minivan, Infiniti M luxury model, X-trail sport utility vehicle and other models, the automaker said. No accidents have been reported related to the problem.
Frigidaire said Thursday that it is recalling about 14,000 blenders because their blade-shaft assembly can break during use, posing a laceration risk. Frigidaire has received eight reports of the blade shaft assembly breaking, but no reports of injuries.
BMW is recalling more than 134,000 5-Series cars in the U.S. because the rear lights can fail. The recall affects 528i, 535i, 550i and M5 cars from the 2008 through 2010 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says on its website that increased electrical resistance can damage connections to the lights.
A Central California meat company is recalling more than 58,000 pounds of ground beef that may contain small pieces of plastic. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Thursday the problem was discovered during an inspection that was prompted by customer complaints.
Honda Motor Co. said Thursday it is recalling 318,000 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. and 63,400 Acura MDX sport-utility vehicles in several nations for an airbag defect. The Japanese automaker said there have been no crashes related to the problem. Honda is also recalling 23,300 Odyssey minivans in Canada.
Suzuki is recalling 193,936 cars and SUVs because of a defective air bag sensor in the front passenger seat. Grand Vitara SUVs from the 2006 through 2011 model years and SX4 small cars from the 2007 through 2011 model years are involved.
Dorel Juvenile USA is recalling more than 89,000 child safety seats because labels showing how to install them could be wrong. The recall affects some Safety 1st Complete Air LX, Safety 1st Complete Air SE, Safety 1st Alpha Omega Elite and Eddie Bauer Deluxe 3-in-1 convertible models.
The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is recognized as one of the most prestigious honors a U.S. company in the manufacturing sector can attain. We recently sat down with Woodbury University President Luis Calingo, member of the 2013 Board of Examiners for the award. He offers perspective on goals every company in this sector should strive for and the irony of cost cuts that are often made to employee training programs.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire. They were manufactured by Gree Electric Appliances and carried the brand names of Danby, De'Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima.
A New Hampshire company is recalling a line of dog treats after three dozen people became sick. The state public health department says Kritter's Kitchen Kreations of Loudon is voluntarily recalling its Joey's Jerky chicken jerky for pets due to possible Salmonella risk.
Toyota is recalling 880,584 RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans in the U.S. and Canada because a repair announced last year may not have solved a safety problem. RAV4s from the 2006 through 2011 model years and the Lexus HS250h from the 2010 model year are involved in the recall.
A huge beef barbecue on Saturday was the first major community gathering since Brooks was plunged into months of economic uncertainty when U.S. food inspectors found E. coli bacteria in a shipment of beef from the XL Foods plant.
J&J's McNeil unit said Friday that the recall affects three lots of its popular Motrin Infants' Drops Original Berry Flavor, which is used to lower fever and treat aches and pains in children 2 years old and younger. The company warned that the medicine may be contaminated with specs of PTFE, a plastic also used in Teflon coatings.
Chobani says it's issuing a recall of some its Greek yogurt cups that were affected by mold after some customers reported claims of illnesses.The move comes about a week after the company first started asking retailers to pull the products from shelves.
Toyota is recalling 200,000 vehicles worldwide for a hybrid-system problem and another 169,000 vehicles for an engine bolt defect. Toyota Motor Corp. spokeswoman Shino Yamada said Wednesday there were no accidents related to either recall.
Ford is recalling 370,000 cars due to potential corrosion to their steering shaft that may result in loss of steering. The cars include 2005 to 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Cars. About 355,000 are in the U.S. and 15,000 in Canada.
Fairmont-based Lone Star Western Beef Inc. issued the recall on all 1-, 3- and 16-ounce packages of "Lone Star Western Beef Inc. Original Beef Jerky" produced on Aug. 12. Inspectors discovered the products were not processed at a safe temperature.
Honda's Chinese unit is recalling 408,000 sport utility vehicles to repair a defective shock absorber rod in a new setback in China for Japanese automakers. Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co. will recall Siwei CR-V vehicles made between March 2, 2010 and Aug. 30, 2012, the Chinese government's product quality agency said Wednesday.
Toyota Canada says it has agreed to settle consumer claims related to losses stemming its recalls in 2009 and 2010. About 14,500 Lexus RX350 and RX450h models from the 2010 model year were recalled because of suspected throttle control problems.
New Zealand's leaders are on a charm offensive to reassure Chinese consumers after a botulism scare threatened sales in a major market for New Zealand milk.China's demand for imported milk soared after domestic supplies in 2008 killed six babies and sickened thousands.
While cyclospora contamination is uncommon in the U.S., the outbreak highlights the importance of using traceability to identify pathogenic contamination in food products early in order to protect brand reputation and prevent illness.