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6.8M Cars May Have an Explosive Airbag Problem

12 brands including BMW and GM are linked, but airbag manufacturer is refusing a recall

(Newser) - An investigation by the Wall Street Journal reveals that up to 50 car models and 12 brands might be equipped with potentially explosive airbag inflators—that's 6.8 million cars, according to the Journal. The paper arrived at these numbers by examining documentation from automakers given to the National...

Peloton Recalls 2M Bikes: 'Immediately Stop Using'

Seat post on affected model, PL01, can break during use

(Newser) - Peloton is recalling more than 2 million of its exercise bikes in the US because the bike’s seat post assembly can break during use, per the AP .
  • Model PL01: The recall includes approximately 2.2 million of the Peloton Bikes Model PL01. The bikes were sold in the US

Gold Medal Flour Recalled Over Salmonella

General Mills says bacteria was found in a sample

(Newser) - Time to check your cupboards: General Mills is recalling some bags of its Gold Medal flour after salmonella was found in a sample. The voluntary recall covers two-, five- and 10-pound bags of Gold Medal Unbleached and Bleached All Purpose Flour with “better if used by” dates of March...

Drive a Ford? See If You're on the Recall List

Newest pullback involves 1.5M vehicles with brake hose, wiper issues

(Newser) - With spring just days away, you may be thinking of taking a ride to the car wash to spiffy up those wheels for the warmer weather. If you own a Ford, you also might want to see if your vehicle is on its latest recall lists. Per NPR , the automaker...

Calico Critters Toys Linked to 2 Deaths

Recall states bottle, pacifier accessories are choking hazards

(Newser) - Two children have died from choking on accessories sold with Calico Critters toys, prompting a recall of a tiny pacifier and baby bottle sold as part of larger sets. New Jersey-based Epoch Everlasting Play, which makes the products, says it's aware of "three incidents involving the pacifier accessory,...

Beware Your Air Fryer Becoming Your Air Fire

2M Cosori air fryers recalled after causing minor burn injuries, property damage

(Newser) - Check the brand of your air fryer: About 2 million Cosori air fryers have been recalled after reports that some caught on fire, leading to 10 minor burn injuries and 23 incidents of property damage. In all, there have been 205 reports of the air fryers either catching fire or...

8 Infant Deaths Linked to Sleeper Happened After Recall

CPSC repeats warning to stop using Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper immediately

(Newser) - The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a grim update on the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper, which was r ecalled in 2019 : The agency says the deaths of 100 infants have now been linked to the sleeper, including at least eight that occurred after the recall was issued....

Samsung Issues Recall of 664K Washing Machines

Software update can eliminate fire hazard, manufacturer says

(Newser) - Saying it has received 51 reports from consumers of "smoking, melting, overheating or fire" involving several models of top-loading washers, Samsung has announced a recall of almost 664,000 of the machines. Owners of the 14 recalled models should stop using them immediately, according to the notice by the...

Target Recalls Weighted Blankets After Girls' Deaths

Pair suffocated with Pillowfort product

(Newser) - Target is recalling more than 200,000 weighted blankets after a pair of young girls suffocated earlier this year, reports CBS News . The recall involves 204,000 Pillowfort blankets, the chain and the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday. The recall notice warns that a "young child can become...

That Cute Minnie Outfit You Bought May Be Chock-Full of Lead

Bentex recalls 87K Disney-themed clothing sets sold on Amazon, in TJ Maxx

(Newser) - A manufacturer of children's apparel has issued a recall of 87,000 Disney-themed outfits due to a risk of lead poisoning. The clothing sets made by Bentex—which feature characters such as Minnie Mouse, Baby Yoda, and Winnie the Pooh—were sold on Amazon and at TJ Maxx and...

Recall: 10K Sippy Cups Apparently Contain Lead

Green Sprouts says in the future, lead will not be used as a soldering material

(Newser) - About 10,500 toddler sippy cups have been recalled due to a risk of lead poisoning. Green Sprouts says its 6-ounce Stainless Steel Sippy Cup, Sip & Straw Cup, and 8-ounce Stainless Steel Straw Bottle are affected by the recall, NPR reports. The bottom of the base can break off...

Clorox Recalls Cleaning Products Due to ... Bacteria?

Pine-Sol products, though not the original, are recalled

(Newser) - If you're thinking of wiping down your kitchen with that bottle of Pine-Sol all-purpose cleaner under your sink—stop. It may contain bacteria that could cause serious illness in people with compromised immune systems. The Clorox Company said Tuesday it has recalled its scented multi-surface cleaners and all-purpose cleaners,...

Recall of Sleep Apnea Device Is Not Going Well

Millions affected by exposure to potentially harmful chemicals

(Newser) - A massive recall of millions of sleep apnea machines has stoked anger and frustration among patients, and US officials are weighing legal action to speed a replacement effort that is set to drag into next year. Sound-dampening foam in the pressurized breathing machines can break down over time, leading users...

Introducing Capri Sun, Cleaning Solution Flavor

Nearly 6K cases of Wild Cherry being recalled after possible contamination with cleaning solution

(Newser) - "Respect the pouch" probably doesn't apply if what's inside the pouch is infused with cleaning solution. That's the dilemma Kraft Heinz is currently facing with its Capri Sun drink packs, and why the company has issued a voluntary recall of its fruity beverage popular with kids....

TJ Maxx Fined $13M for Selling Recalled Items

Sleepers had been linked to baby deaths

(Newser) - From March 2014 to October 2019, TJ Maxx and its sister stores sold products that were included in 21 different recalls, including some of the baby products that have been linked to infant deaths—and their parent company will pay $13 million for doing so. TJX Companies agreed to the...

Customers Miffed at Meal Delivery Brand Over Its Lentils

Daily Harvest recalls dish said to cause gastrointestinal issues; some claim a slow response

(Newser) - Daily Harvest's mission, as seen on its website , is "to make it really easy to eat more fruits + vegetables every day." But some consumers didn't find things easy at all after scarfing down one of the meal-delivery service's lentil-based dishes, and now the company...

Adult Portable Bed Rails Linked to Asphyxiation, Deaths

Certain models have been recalled

(Newser) - Thousands of adult portable bed rails have been recalled in recent months, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission just added two more brands to the growing list after reports of three deaths between 2006 and 2013. Meant as a safety device, some bed rails carry a risk of asphyxiation if...

92 Tons of Popular Topping Recalled
92 Tons of Popular
Topping Recalled

92 Tons of Popular Topping Recalled

Smithfield issues warning on 185K pounds of ready-to-eat bacon bits

(Newser) - Better check those bacon bits before you sprinkle them on your salad. WKRC reports there's a "massive" recall underway after Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. warned its ready-to-eat topping may be contaminated with metal. Per a release from the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, the 5-pound packages...

2 Big Recalls From 2 Major Automakers

Ford is pulling back 737K vehicles over braking, oil leaks; GM 681K vehicles for wiper issues

(Newser) - While it may have been unfortunate timing, Ford's April Fools' Day announcement was the real deal: The auto manufacturer is recalling more than 737,000 vehicles for two separate issues. Per the AP , about 345,000 Ford Escape SUVs (years 2020 through 2022) and the 2021-22 versions of the...

161K Pounds of Peanut Butter Recalled Due to Steel Fragments

Skippy issues voluntary recall

(Newser) - Got a jar of Skippy peanut butter in your pantry? You might want to check the date on the lid, because for some jars, there's a small chance stainless steel fragments from a piece of manufacturing equipment may have made their way into the PB. For that reason, Skippy...

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