Kia is recalling more than 9,700 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because the front axle can fail and the vehicles can lose power. The recall affects 2014 Sorento SUVs with 2.4-liter four-cylinder engines and front-wheel-drive. They were built from Jan. 7 through March 12 of this year.
New Zealand's dairy industry faces another contamination problem following a recent botulism scare.The Westland Milk Products company said Monday that some of the lactoferrin powder it exported to China was found to have high levels of nitrate.
The recall affects Cruzes made in Lordstown, Ohio, from the 2011 and 2012 model years that are equipped with 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engines and 6T-40 six-speed automatic transmissions. It's the eighth recall of the car since it was introduced in September of 2010, according to records compiled by the NHTSA.
Procter & Gamble Co. said that the recalled products include certain Eukanuba foods for both puppies and adult dogs, and some Iams puppy and adult dog foods and kitten and adult cat foods. The products were made during a 10-day window at a single manufacturing site.
Swedish furniture chain IKEA is recalling two models of children's beds for repair, citing complaints over a metal rod that can break and potentially cause harm. IKEA said Thursday it is recalling batches of KRITTER beds stamped with manufacturing dates 1114-1322 and SNIGLAR beds labeled 1114-1318.
Hyundai is recalling about 23,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because an axle can fail, causing the car to lose power. The recall affects 2013 Santa Fe Sport models with front-wheel-drive and 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engines. They were built between July 11, 2012 through March 12 of this year.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the agency that regulates auto safety, says it will require major auto and motorcycle makers to give customers online access to data so it can be searched by vehicle identification number.
Hyundai is recalling 239,000 Sonata and Azera sedans in cold-weather U.S. states because road salt can corrode the rear suspension. The recall affects 215,000 Sonata midsize sedans from the 2006 to 2010 model years and 24,000 Azera full-size sedans from 2006 to 2011.
A senior executive at New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra resigned Wednesday in the aftermath of a botulism scare. Fonterra said Gary Romano had already left the company. In his role as managing director of New Zealand Milk Products, Romano oversaw the tainted product line that sparked a global recall.
The FDA on Sunday announced a recall of all products produced and distributed for sterile use by Specialty Compounding LLC because of concerns about bacterial infections. The Cedar Park, Texas, company is recalling all lots of its unexpired sterile compounded medications sold since May 9, including all strengths and dosage forms.
A lawyer for plaintiffs in a wrongful death lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp. told a jury on Thursday he will ask for $20 million in damages for the family of a woman who died when her Camry suddenly accelerated and crashed despite her efforts to stop.
Toyota is recalling 342,000 Tacoma midsize pickup trucks to fix a problem with the seat belts.The recall affects the company's Access Cab models made from 2004 to 2011. Toyota says screws that attach part of the seat belts to the mechanism that retracts the belts can come loose.
A western Michigan supplier is recalling about 5,400 cantaloupes distributed to independent grocers because of possible Listeria bacteria contamination.Heeren Brothers Produce in Grand Rapids said Tuesday that it distributed the cantaloupes to small, independent Michigan grocers July 23-26. It says the cantaloupes may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
China's national product safety agency says automaker BMW is recalling 143,000 cars to replace a part in its electrical system. The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China said Monday a seal in the electrical system might not fit properly.
A Mississippi distributor of frozen chicken has recalled nearly 2,500 pounds of meals because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, according to the U.S. Department Agriculture. Traditions Meal Solutions said that the 2,486 pounds of recalled frozen chicken meals contain milk but that it is not on the label.
Ford says it has paid the government $17.35 million to settle a dispute over allegations that Ford delayed a safety recall. The company says it paid the fine to avoid a lengthy dispute with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
A western Kansas company is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef products over E. coli concerns. The U.S. Agriculture Department said Wednesday National Beef Packing Company in Liberal produced the meat. The products carry the number "EST. 208A" inside the USDA mark.
The company says the recall affects cars from the 2014 model year that were built in Mexico before July 5 and distributed mainly in North America. Nissan says bolts holding the rear seat back latches may not be strong enough. This could increase the injury risk for back-seat passengers in a crash.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 33,021 C-Max hybrid cars because they may not adequately protect occupants' heads in a crash. Vehicles involved were made between Jan. 19, 2012, and June 25, 2013 and don't have panoramic roofs. C-Max hybrids with panoramic glass roofs aren't involved in the recall.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that Home Depot Inc. is recalling around 107,000 fan heaters because the fan's plastic housing can melt, deform, and catch fire during use.The company is recalling Soleil portable fan heaters with the model number LH-707.
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. will recall 650,109 Minica, Toppo BJ and Toppo BJ Wide minicars in Japan as the engine's air intake duct could drop out, resulting in a fire, the automaker said Thursday.The recall comes after reports of 24 fire accidents that have occurred since August 2003, allegedly due to the problem.
Toyoda said quality must remain a priority even as the company becomes ever more global, with buyers driving on a range of road conditions. The center will initially train about 2,600 mechanics year, and eventually 4,800 mechanics a year, the company said.
Sears is re-announcing the recall of nearly 800,000 dehumidifiers because of new reports of fires and because so few consumers have responded to the first recall.The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Sears has received seven additional reports of shorting and fire linked to the Kenmore dehumidifiers.
Chrysler Group is recalling 45,961 Ram trucks because their electronic stability control systems may not turn on when the vehicles start. Ram 1500 4x4 trucks built between June 26, 2012, and Feb. 5, 2013, are involved in the recall. Chrysler says a software problem may disable the electronic stability control system when the pickups start.
The companies issued recalls covering 550 million eggs in 2010, after scientists traced illnesses back to their farms in northern Iowa, which were described by investigators as having filthy conditions. The government has estimated that up to 62,000 people were sickened in the outbreak.