Product safety

June 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
YOAKUM, Texas (AP) — A Texas meatpacker is recalling more than 9 tons (8.16 metric tons) of smoked sausage over possible contamination by soft plastic in its second recall in a month. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced the latest recall by Eddy Packing Co. of Yoakum. The...
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FILE- This file image made from video March 18, 2018, of a mounted camera provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an interior view moments before an Uber SUV hit a woman in Tempe, Ariz. In a preliminary report on the crash released Thursday, May 24, federal investigators said the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn’t stop automatically because emergency braking was disabled. (Tempe Police Department via AP, File)
May 24, 2018 - 6:48 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled, according to federal...
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FILE- In this March 20, 2018, file photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, investigators examine a driverless Uber SUV that fatally struck a woman in Tempe, Ariz. Uber announced Wednesday, May 23, that it is pulling its self-driving cars out of Arizona, a reversal triggered by the recent death of woman who was run over by one of the ride-hailing service's robotic vehicles while crossing a darkened street in a Phoenix suburb. (National Transportation Safety Board via AP, File)
May 23, 2018 - 5:08 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is pulling its self-driving cars out of Arizona, a reversal triggered by the recent death of woman who was run over by one of the ride-hailing service's robotic vehicles while crossing a darkened street in a Phoenix suburb. The decision announced Wednesday means Uber won't...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain sprays champagne on the podium after winning the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 13, 2018 - 8:27 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are not done just yet. Hamilton put in a dominant performance at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, winning with ease and showing Ferrari that Mercedes remains the team to beat in Formula One. Hamilton's strong run helped Mercedes re-establish...
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May 07, 2018 - 10:13 am
YOAKUM, Texas (AP) — A Texas company has recalled nearly 25 tons (23 metric tons) of smoked sausage products due to possible plastic contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a statement Friday saying the recall by Eddy Packing Co. involves products with packing dates of April 5...
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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates with team members after he clocked the fastest time in the qualifying session at the Baku Formula One city circuit, in Baku, Azerbaijan, Saturday, April 28, 2018. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
April 28, 2018 - 10:27 am
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton will battle again for the win on the Baku streets where their cars hit twice last year. Vettel's storming start in Formula One continued on Saturday at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix with a third consecutive pole position. With him on the front...
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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia celebrates on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, Sunday, April 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 15, 2018 - 5:50 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo yanked off his right shoe, poured champagne into it as he stood on the podium, and then drank up to his unlikely victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. The Australian started from the third row, but took advantage when the safety car came out on the...
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April 08, 2018 - 1:24 pm
HARRISON, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say an Ohio-based food company is recalling more than 14,000 pounds (6,000 kilograms) of pulled barbequed beef products that could be contaminated with rubber. The U.S. agriculture department's Food Safety and Inspection Service reports that J.T.M...
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FILE- In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, cars wait in line for gas as a station in Miromar Lakes, Fla. Environmental regulators announced on Monday, April 2, 2018, they will ease emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that a timeline put in place by President Obama was not appropriate and set standards “too high.” (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
April 02, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Environmental regulators announced on Monday they will ease emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that a timeline put in place by President Barack Obama was not appropriate and set standards "too high." The Environmental Protection Agency said it completed a review that will affect...
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March 17, 2018 - 9:20 am
DETROIT (AP) — Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made...
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