Product safety

April 14, 2017 - 6:02 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi appliance maker is paying a $4.6 million federal fine for not reporting that ovens in freestanding gas ranges could turn on by themselves, with customers then sometimes unable to turn them off. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the fine...
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This image provided by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration shows Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets. Late Thursday, April 13, 2017, the FDA said that two versions of Hyland’s teething tablets are being recalled nationwide due to inconsistent levels of toxic belladonna, which makes them “a serious health hazard” to young children. The recall covers all Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets and Hyland’s Baby Nighttime Teething Tablets, products meant to relieve discomfort from emerging teeth. (Courtesy of U.S. Food & Drug Administration via AP)
April 14, 2017 - 3:52 pm
The maker of Hyland's teething tablets has issued a recall for any remaining packages at the urging of U.S. regulators, who say the medicine has inconsistent levels of a herb that can be poisonous. Standard Homeopathic Co. of Los Angeles, stopped making and shipping the tablets last October. It...
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Dr. Scott Gottlieb, left, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is greeted by Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., as he arrives for his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 05, 2017 - 2:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The doctor nominated to head the powerful Food and Drug Administration told senators Wednesday that his first priority would be tackling the opioid crisis, and he pledged that science will prevail at the agency despite his extensive financial ties to medical companies it regulates...
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April 01, 2017 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 53,000 2017 F-250 trucks because they can roll away even when they are parked due to a manufacturing error. Ford says drivers should use the parking brake to make sure that parked cars don't move. Dealers will also replace the defective part for free, but Ford...
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April 01, 2017 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 53,000 2017 F-250 trucks because they can roll away even when they are parked due to a manufacturing error. Ford says drivers should use the parking break to make sure that parked cars don't move. Dealers will also replace the defective part for free, but Ford...
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In this aerial image made from a video provided by KABB/WOAI authorities respond to a deadly crash involving a van carrying church members and a pickup truck on U.S. 83 outside Garner State Park in northern Uvalde County, Texas, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The group of senior adults from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, was returning from a retreat when the crash occurred, a church statement said. (KABB/WOAI via AP) SAN ANTONIO OUT
March 30, 2017 - 6:17 pm
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — Law enforcement officials from two departments say they received phone calls about a pickup driving erratically shortly before a collision between a truck and church bus in southwest Texas that killed 13 people returning from a retreat. One man called the dispatch line...
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In this aerial image made from a video provided by KABB/WOAI authorities respond to a deadly crash involving a van carrying church members and a pickup truck on U.S. 83 outside Garner State Park in northern Uvalde County, Texas, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The group of senior adults from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, was returning from a retreat when the crash occurred, a church statement said. (KABB/WOAI via AP) SAN ANTONIO OUT
March 30, 2017 - 4:17 am
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators are getting their first look Thursday at the scene of a head-on collision involving a small church bus and a pickup truck that killed 13 senior adult church members onboard the bus. The Texas Department of Public Safety reported the lone bus survivor...
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In this aerial image made from a video provided by KABB/WOAI authorities respond to a deadly crash involving a van carrying church members and a pickup truck on U.S. 83 outside Garner State Park in northern Uvalde County, Texas, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The group of senior adults from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, was returning from a retreat when the crash occurred, a church statement said. (KABB/WOAI via AP) SAN ANTONIO OUT
March 30, 2017 - 12:14 am
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators are getting their first look Thursday at the scene of a head-on collision involving a small church bus and a pickup truck that killed 13 senior adult church members onboard the bus. The Texas Department of Public Safety reported the lone bus survivor...
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In this aerial image made from a video provided by KABB/WOAI authorities respond to a deadly crash involving a van carrying church members and a pickup truck on U.S. 83 outside Garner State Park in northern Uvalde County, Texas, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The group of senior adults from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, was returning from a retreat when the crash occurred, a church statement said. (KABB/WOAI via AP) SAN ANTONIO OUT
March 30, 2017 - 12:13 am
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators are getting their first look at the scene of a head-on collision involving a small church bus and a pickup truck that killed 13 senior adult church members onboard the bus. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the lone bus survivor remains...
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This aerial image made from a video provided by KABB/WOAI shows a deadly crash involving a van carrying church members and a pickup truck on U.S. 83 outside Garner State Park in northern Uvalde County, Texas, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The group of senior adults from First Baptist Church of New Braunfels, Texas, was returning from a retreat when the crash occurred, a church statement said. (KABB/WOAI via AP) SAN ANTONIO OUT
March 29, 2017 - 10:29 pm
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A small shuttle bus carrying Texas church members home from a retreat collided head-on with a pickup truck, killing 13 people and injuring two others Wednesday on a two-lane highway in southwestern Texas, officials said. All of the victims who died were senior adults who...
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