Product safety

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January 29, 2018 - 6:37 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Panera Bread Co. is voluntarily recalling some cream cheese sold in its U.S. stores because of possible bacterial contamination. The St. Louis-based company released a statement Sunday saying the recall was initiated after testing from a single production day indicated the presence...
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This Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 still frame from video provided by KCBS-TV shows a Tesla Model S electric car that has crashed into a fire engine on Interstate 405 in Culver City, Calif. Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the crash of the car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. National Transportation Safety Board send investigators to Culver City on Tuesday, while the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed Wednesday, Jan. 24, that it is also dispatching a special team "to investigate the crash and assess lessons learned." (KCBS-TV via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 5:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous "Autopilot" system. It's the second time the National Transportation Safety Board and the National Highway Traffic...
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January 17, 2018 - 3:52 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities are searching five sites run by dairy giant Lactalis in an investigation into the botched mass recall of baby milk products after a salmonella scare. The Paris prosecutor's office said sites being searched Wednesday include Lactalis headquarters in Laval in western...
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This Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, photo provided by Aichi Prefectural Government's Department of Health and Public Welfare shows a package containing potentially deadly liver, top right, a purchaser took it to the health center in Nagoya, central Japan. The town freaked out over the sale of assorted blowfish meat packages containing potentially deadly liver, but nobody had died. The regional health ministry office said Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, a supermarket in Gamagori City, Aichi prefecture, sold five packages of assorted fugu meat containing liver, which is toxic and banned. (Aichi Prefectural Government's Department of Health and Public Welfare via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 2:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — A city in central Japan has used its emergency loudspeaker system to recall four packages of blowfish meat after discovering a fifth one contained the potentially deadly liver. No one has died. The fish known as fugu is an expensive winter delicacy but requires a license because of the...
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The logo of Groupe Lactalis is seen as Head of Communication & External Relations, Michel Nalet attends a press conference in Paris, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized French diary giant Lactalis after major supermarkets admitted this week that baby food recalled over fears of salmonella contamination still made it onto French shelves. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
January 14, 2018 - 8:03 am
PARIS (AP) — The head of French dairy company Lactalis says that a recall of baby milk products because of a salmonella scare has been extended to 83 countries from around 30. In an interview with French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche, the president of Lactalis, Emmanuel Besnier, said that more than...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, shows the Ford badge in the grill of a pickup truck. Ford Motor Co. reports earnings, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 11, 2018 - 3:58 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is telling owners of about 2,900 Ranger small pickup trucks not to drive them after finding out that an exploding Takata air bag inflator killed a driver in West Virginia. The death occurred July 1, and Ford said it was notified in December. After some investigation, the company...
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January 09, 2018 - 7:02 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota and Honda are recalling more than 1 million additional vehicles in the U.S. to replace defective and potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The new recalls come after Takata revealed that another 3.3 million inflators are defective. The latest recalls are part of the...
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January 06, 2018 - 9:51 am
DETROIT (AP) — Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling another 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it continues to expand the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. The latest recalls cover frontal air bags in certain 2009, 2010 and 2013 vehicles. They're made by Honda, Toyota, Audi, BMW...
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This graphic provided by Volvo shows how a rear cross-traffic system spots oncoming vehicles. New cars can come laden with safety technology, some that warns you and some that also takes action to protect you. (Courtesy of Volvo Car Corp. via AP)
December 27, 2017 - 9:47 am
We are in a new era of car safety: The focus has shifted from reducing death and injury in a vehicle collision to preventing a crash from happening in the first place. Safety features designed to avoid accidents are becoming increasingly common in new cars. Here is an overview of the advanced...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2014, file photo, members of the homeless community are served meals by advocates in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Volunteers who feed the homeless in public places say they're providing a needed service. But city governments and some advocates say their well-meaning efforts can hinder long-term solutions and raise sanitation concerns. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
December 25, 2017 - 3:05 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Adele MacLean joined others in an Atlanta park to feed the hungry the Sunday before Thanksgiving, she left with a citation and a summons to appear in court. The case was dropped when she showed up in court earlier this month, but she and her lawyers say the citation for serving...
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