Toys R Us is recalling approximately 9,000 Imaginarium Activity walkers due to a potential choking hazard. The toy company said Wednesday that the small bolt and spacer that attaches each front wheel to the walker can detach, creating the possible hazard. No injuries have been reported.
Honda is recalling nearly 250,000 vehicles worldwide for brakes that can suddenly kick in even when the driver isn't braking. No crashes have been reported related to the defect. Honda Motor Co. said Thursday it was recalling more than 183,000 vehicles in the U.S., including the Acura RL, Acura MDX and Pilot models.
Nissan is recalling five of its 2013 models in the U.S. because a faulty sensor can permanently turn off the front-seat passenger air bag. The recall covers the Altima midsize car, as well as the Leaf electric car, Pathfinder sports utility vehicle and the Sentra compact. Also covered is the Infiniti JX35 SUV.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's checking into complaints about the 2004 to 2011 Chevrolet Malibu and the 2007 to 2009 Saturn Aura. The safety agency says the brake lights may not come on when the pedal is pressed, while at other times the lights can illuminate for no reason.
Bumble Bee said late Thursday that it's now recalling 51,000 cases of canned tuna, up from its original 22,500 cases. Each case contains 24 to 48 cans. The company said that some cans' seals may not be tight enough. Loose seals could let in germs and spoil the tuna, sickening an eater.
Ford is recalling 230,000 minivans in cold-weather states to fix rust problems that can cause the third-row seats to come loose. The company says the recall affects Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans from the 2004 through 2007 model years. They were sold mainly in the U.S. and Canada.
Subaru of America is recalling more than 47,000 cars and SUVs with remote starters because the engines can start on their own. The recall affects some Legacy and Outback cars from the 2010 to 2013 model years. Also covered are the Impreza from 2012 and 2013 and the XV Crosstrek from 2013.
Porsche AG is recalling more than 2,200 of the 911 Carrera sports cars from the 2012 and 2013 model years because their exhaust pipes can fall off. The recall involves 2,263 Carrera and Carrera 4 vehicles built between March and November of last year.
Hyundai is adding more thousands more Veloster hatchbacks to a recall in the U.S. and Canada to fix panoramic sunroofs that can shatter and cause injuries. In December, the automaker recalled about 13,500 of the funky cars from the 2012 model year in the U.S. and just under 1,600 in Canada.
Hercules Tire is recalling some light-duty truck tires in the U.S. because the belts and treads can separate from the tires. The recall covers 10-ply Load Range E tires in the company's All Trac line. All the recalled tires are 16- or 17-inches (40.5 or 43-centimeters) in diameter. They are used mainly on commercial trucks.
Affymax Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. have issued a recall of their anemia drug Omontys after reports of severe allergic reactions in some kidney dialysis patients, including some deaths. The companies said that more than 25,000 patients have received Omontys, which is used against anemia in patients undergoing kidney dialysis.
Health care giant Johnson & Johnson says it's under investigation by federal prosecutors over the company's practices in marketing a line of hip replacements recalled two years ago because many failed and had to be replaced within five years.
A Denver company is recalling pet snacks after a state inspection showed the dog food is tainted with salmonella. Kasel Associates Industries Inc., is recalling all of its products made from April 20 through Sept. 19. The snacks include pig ears, turkey jerky and hearts of lamb, which are marketed under such names as "Boots & Barkley" and "Bixbi."
Yakima is recalling about 7,000 bicycle racks used on vehicles with rear-door spare tires. Documents posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website Friday say that mounting bolts can break and the bikes can fall from the vehicles and cause a hazard.
Smithfield Packing Co. is recalling about 38,000 pounds of pork sausage that may contain small pieces of plastic, likely from gloves. The Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection Service reports that the Virginia company recalled certain containers of a product called "Gwaltney mild pork sausage roll."
A federal grand jury has indicted four people in a 2009 salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut processing plant. The indictment unsealed Wednesday in federal court in Georgia charges four employees with Virginia-based Peanut Corp. of America. The charges include conspiracy, wire fraud, obstruction of justice and others related to contaminated or misbranded food.
The Battle Creek, Mich., company said the nationwide, voluntary recall involves 11.2- and 37-ounce packages and a 22.4-ounce twin pack. The packages have specific UPC codes and "Better if Used Before" dates stamped on them. About 36,000 cereal boxes are included in the recall.
The company, based in Vevey, Switzerland, said in a statement late Monday that it withdrew some of its beef pasta ready meals from sale after tests conducted two days earlier detected horse DNA. Nestle said it increased its surveillance after reports emerged last month of mislabeled products being sold in Britain.
BMW is recalling almost 570,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a battery cable connector can fail and cause the engines to stall. The recall affects the popular 3-Series sedans, wagons, convertibles and coupes from the 2007 through 2011 model years. Also included are 1-Series coupes and convertibles from 2008 through 2012, and the Z4 sports car from 2009 through 2011.
BMW is recalling more than 30,000 SUVs to fix an oil leak that can knock out the power-assisted braking. The German automaker says the recall covers X5 SUVs in the U.S. from the 2007 through 2010 model years. The vehicles were made between Sept. 12, 2006, and March 18, 2010. They have eight-cylinder engines.
A German newspaper reports that Johnson & Johnson is recalling thousands of hip implants 2 1/2 years after a similar recall. Handelsblatt reports that the Adept implants made by J&J's subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics showed a failure rate of 12 percent after seven years. It said some 7,500 of the implants were shipped worldwide between 2004 and 2011.
Chrysler is recalling 278,000 pickup trucks and SUVs to fix a problem that can cause the rear axles to lock up unexpectedly. The recall covers many Ram 1500 pickups from the 2009 through 2012 model years, as well as Dodge Dakota pickups from 2009 through 2011. Also included are Chrysler Aspen and Dodge Durango SUVs from 2009.
The company's Amplatzer TorqVue delivery system is used to mend a type of heart defect that causes holes in the upper chambers of the heart. St. Jude recalled all batches and models of the device Jan. 13 after a small number of incidents where the delivery system's wire fractured during surgery.
Britain's police and food safety regulator on Tuesday raided a slaughterhouse and a meat processing firm suspected of selling horsemeat labeled as beef for kebabs and burgers. The Food Standards Agency said it shut down the Peter Boddy slaughterhouse in northern England and Farmbox Meats in west Wales, which it supplied.
Amid a growing scandal over horsemeat mislabeled as beef in frozen processed food, the National Authority for Veterinary and Food Safety said Tuesday that some 97 percent of the meat slaughtered and processed at 35 authorized plants was sold to Bulgaria, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland, Germany, Belgium and Greece.