Product safety

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May 13, 2017 - 12:12 pm
PEARL, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi-based business is recalling about 130,000 pounds of meat and poultry frozen entree products due to bacterial contamination. Listeriosis, the infection caused by the listeria bacteria, can cause fever and muscle aches, often with other gastrointestinal symptoms. The...
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May 05, 2017 - 10:20 pm
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey-based food company is recalling Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast because they might be contaminated with Listeria. Pinnacle Foods Inc. said Friday the safety of its customers is its top priority and no illnesses have been reported. It says...
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April 27, 2017 - 12:43 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in North America because the rear wheels have the potential to lock up, causing drivers to lose control. The recall covers certain Tacoma trucks from the 2016 and 2017 model years. Toyota says oil can leak from the rear...
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FILE - This Feb. 11, 2016, file photo shows the Ford logo on display at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Ford Motor Co.’s net income fell 35 percent to $1.6 billion in the first quarter reported Thursday, April 27, 2017, as it was hit by costly recalls, lower sales and rising prices for steel and other materials. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
April 27, 2017 - 7:10 am
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.'s net income fell 35 percent to $1.6 billion in the first quarter as it was hit by costly recalls, lower sales and rising prices for steel and other materials. The Dearborn-based automaker had warned investors and analysts to expect weaker results in the first...
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April 24, 2017 - 11:42 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him safe. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( http://cin.ci/2owU8hU ) reports a stuffed moose called Mr. Moosey has become a traveling protection talisman sent to police and other first...
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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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