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Kids' Speaker Recalled for Fire Risk

Yoto Mini battery can overheat and catch fire

(Newser) - The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning that the battery in a children's speaker can overheat and catch fire, posing a burn risk to the kids using it. The Yoto Mini , which allows children to listen to music, audiobooks, podcasts, and more, has a lithium-ion battery, and Yoto has...

Package Flaw Leads to Recall of 8M Laundry Bags

Split near zipper track can make detergent accessible to children

(Newser) - Procter & Gamble is recalling more than 8 million bags of Tide, Gain, Ace, and Ariel laundry detergent packets sold in the US and Canada due to a defect in the products' child-resistant packaging. According to Friday notices from both P&G and product-safety regulators in the US and Canada,...

Toyota, GM: Don't Drive These Cars Until You Get Them Fixed

Automakers recall 61K older Corolla, Matrix, RAV4, Pontiac Vibe vehicles over airbag issues

(Newser) - Toyota and General Motors are telling the owners of about 61,000 older Corolla, Matrix, RAV4, and Pontiac Vibe models to stop driving them because their Takata airbag inflators are at risk of exploding and hurling shrapnel, per the AP .
  • The urgent warning Monday covers certain Corolla compact cars and

Philips to Halt Sales of CPAP Devices, Could Lose $400M

Global recall of 5M sleep apnea machines came about from risk of users inhaling particles, fumes

(Newser) - The company behind a global recall of sleep apnea machines said Monday it will stop selling the devices in the US, under a tentative agreement with regulators that could cost it nearly $400 million. Device maker Philips has recalled more than 5 million pressurized breathing machines due to risks that...

Company Recalls Contaminated Cough Syrup

Notice applies to 8 lots of Robitussin Honey

(Newser) - Haleon says it's voluntarily recalling eight lots of its Robitussin Honey cough syrup with expiration dates in 2025 and 2026 because of the risk of microbial contamination. The company says it hasn't received any reports of adverse events, and healthy individuals probably aren't at risk, but the...

Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers
Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers

Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers

2011-2019 SUVs have trim piece that can fly off

(Newser) - Ford is recalling nearly 1.9 million Explorer SUVs in the US because a trim piece can fly off and create a hazard for other drivers. As the AP reports, the recall covers Explorers from the 2011 through 2019 model years. Documents posted Wednesday by the US National Highway Traffic...

Company Is Recalling Almost 5M Portable Blenders

Regulators say dozens of BlendJet 2 users have reported injuries

(Newser) - BlendJet is recalling about 4.8 million of its portable blenders over laceration and fire hazards after receiving dozens of reports of injuries, federal regulators said Thursday. BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders can overheat or catch fire, according to a notice from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission , and their blender...

Toyota, Honda Announce Big Recalls
Honda, Toyota
Major Recalls

Honda, Toyota Announce Major Recalls

Recalls affect around 3.5M vehicles in US

(Newser) - Toyota and Honda have announced major recalls affecting a total of around 3.5 million vehicles in the US. Toyota said Wednesday it's recalling 1 million vehicles over a defect that could cause airbags not to deploy, increasing the risk of injury. The recall covers a range of Toyota...

Quaker Oats Recalls Granola Products Over Salmonella

Dozens of products are affected

(Newser) - Quaker Oats has recalled several of its granola products, including Chewy granola bars and granola cereals, saying the foods could be contaminated with salmonella, per the AP . Quaker, which is owned by PepsiCo, said it has not received any reports of salmonella infections related to the recalled products. The list...

Tesla Yanks Nearly All Its US Vehicles Over Autopilot Issues

US safety regulators say the company will send out software update to fix problems with 2M vehicles

(Newser) - Tesla is recalling more than 2 million vehicles across its model lineup to fix a defective system that's supposed to ensure drivers are paying attention when they use Autopilot. Documents posted Wednesday by US safety regulators say the company will send out a software update to fix the problems....

These 'Fun' Chicken Nuggets May Have Metal in Them

Tyson Foods recalls nearly 30K pounds

(Newser) - Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 30,000 pounds of breaded chicken "Fun Nuggets'' after consumers complained of finding metal pieces in the dinosaur-shaped patties, the AP reports. The nuggets, sold in 29-ounce bags, were produced on Sept. 5 by the Berryville, Arkansas, company. Tyson informed the US Department...

FDA: These Eyedrops Could Blind You
FDA Warns:
These Eyedrops
Could Blind You

FDA Warns: These Eyedrops Could Blind You

Affected eyedrops should no longer be used, agency warns

(Newser) - US health regulators are warning consumers not to use more than two dozen varieties of over-the-counter eyedrops because of the risk of infections that could lead to blindness, the AP reports. The Food and Drug Administration advisory applies to lubricating drops sold by six companies, including CVS Health, Target, Rite...

If You Had This Fruit Puree Pouch, Get a Blood Test

FDA says some WanaBana products have 'extremely high concentrations of lead'

(Newser) - WanaBana fruit puree pouches might sound like a healthy option for parents to give their kids, but the FDA is warning that anyone who consumed one should get their blood tested for what appears to be "extremely high concentrations of lead." As the New York Times reports, the...

Recall of Gun Safes Follows Death of 12-Year-Old Boy

Fortress recalls 61K safes that may allow unauthorized access despite fingerprint feature

(Newser) - A maker of gun safes is recalling some 61,000 of them across the US because of an apparent glitch that allows unauthorized access, reports CNN . The safes are made by Fortress Safe, and the ones in question use fingerprint reader technology. "Consumers can believe they have properly programmed...

Another Massive Recall for Hyundai and Kia

3.4M vehicles recalled over fire risk; owners warned to park outside, away from structures

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia are recalling nearly 3.4 million vehicles in the US and again telling owners to park them outside due to the risk of engine compartment fires. As the AP reports, the recalls cover multiple car and SUV models from the 2010 through 2019 model years, including Hyundai'...

Kraft Recalls Potentially 'Unpleasant' Cheese Slices

Company says the wrappers could pose choking hazard

(Newser) - Kraft Heinz said Tuesday it's recalling more than 83,000 cases of individually-wrapped Kraft Singles American processed cheese slices because part of the wrapper could stick to the slice and become a choking hazard. The company, which is based in Chicago and Pittsburgh, said one of its wrapping machines...

If You Own One of These Highchairs, Stop Using It

More than 85K TOMY highchairs are being recalled over reports of falls

(Newser) - More than 85,000 highchairs sold at major retailers across North America are being recalled due to a fall hazard that has resulted in a handful of injuries, reports the AP . Toy and nursery product company TOMY International Inc. is recalling about 83,000 of its Boon Flair and Flair...

Trader Joe's Recalls 5 products in 4 weeks

Throw packages away, company advises

(Newser) - Trader Joe's has issued another recall of a product that might contain a foreign object—this time, metal. Multigrain Crackers with Sunflower and Flax Seeds joins four other recalls in the past four weeks, WGN reports. The packages affected carry "best if used by" stamped dates from 03/01/24...

Trader Joe's Cookie Recall: They're Way Too Crunchy

Two products may contain rocks

(Newser) - Trader Joe's is recalling two cookie products—because they may contain rocks. The recall impacts Trader Joe's Almond Windmill Cookies and Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Chunk and Almond Cookies with "sell by" dates ranging from October 17, 2023 to October 21, 2023. According to Trader Joe'...

2 More Infants Died on Boppy Loungers After Recall

Babies died in the 2 months immediately following the recall

(Newser) - In the nearly two years since Boppy infant loungers were recalled due to infant deaths while using the product, two more babies have died. Both tragedies took place in the months immediately following the September 2021 recall: In October of that year, an infant was placed on the Boppy to...

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