Honda recalls more than 600K vehicles in US for fuel pumps
FILE- This Feb. 14, 2019 file photo shows a Honda logo at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Honda has plans to sell two all-electric SUVs in the U.S. for the 2024 model year, and it soon will offer hybrid gas-electric versions of its top-selling models. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)DETROIT – Honda is recalling more than 628,000 vehicles in the U.S. to replace fuel pumps that can fail, causing the engines to stall. Owners will be notified by mail in late May and dealers will replace the fuel pumps for free. Owners of these models can determine if their vehicles are involved by keying in their vehicle identification number at www.recalls.acura.com or www.recalls.honda.com.
Owners of certain Hyundai and Genesis vehicles warned to ‘park their cars outside’ due to fire risk
For the second time this month, Hyundai is telling some SUV owners to park outdoors because an electrical short in a computer can cause vehicles to catch fire. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)WASHINGTON, D.C, – Owners of certain Hyundai and Genesis vehicles are being warned to “park their cars outside and away from homes, other structures and other flammable materials.”The warning comes as separate recalls have been announced due to the risk of fire. Until the recalled vehicles have been repaired owners are encouraged to park them outside and away from homes and other structures. AdThe recall was made because the anti-lock brake system modules can malfunction and cause an electrical short over time. The recall is because an electrical short internally within the Lithium-Ion battery cells increases the risk of a fire while parked, charging and/or driving.
Parents push for recall of 4 Chippewa Valley school board members
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Parents are pushing for a recall of four Chippewa Valley Schools Board of Education members over decisions related to in-person learning. It targets Board President Frank Bednard, Vice President Denise Aquino and trustees Beth Pyden and George Sobah. Parents who support the recall said the issue is the lack of in-person options for students -- a frustration that goes back to last August when Chippewa Valley Schools went completely virtual. Since the recall language has been approved and neighboring districts have moved to offer greater in-person choices, a letter went home to parents advising them that Chippewa Valley will discuss implementing more in-person options next week. “Dakota High School is the biggest high school in the state right now and Chippewa Valley is right behind it, so we have special challenges we need to overcome when we have that many children,” he said.
About 6,700 snowblowers recalled due to amputation hazard
Toro has recalled about 6,700 snowblowers that pose an amputation hazard when used. According to the recall from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission the auger on Toro’s Power Max Snowthrowers can fail to disengage when the control lever is released, causing an amputation hazard. The recall involves Model Year 2021 Toro Power Max 826 OHAE Snowthrowers with Model Number 37802. The machines were manufactured in Juarez, Mexico and distributed by the Toro Company of Bloomington, Minnesota. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Toro Power Max Snowthrower and contact a Toro authorized dealer for a free repair.mlive.com
Pepperoni Hot Pockets recalled after reports of consumers finding glass, hard plastic inside
Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling pepperoni Hot Pockets because consumers reported finding pieces of glass and hard plastic inside the products. WASHINGTON – Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling pepperoni Hot Pockets because consumers reported finding pieces of glass and hard plastic inside the products. The frozen pepperoni Hot Pockets were produced from Nov. 13 through Nov. 26. They are recalling:54-oz carton packages containing 12 “Nestlé HOT POCKETS BRAND SANDWICHES: PREMIUM PEPPERONI MADE WITH PORK, CHICKEN & BEEF PIZZA GARLIC BUTTERY CRUST” with a “BEST BEFORE FEB 2022” date and lot codes 0318544624, 0319544614, 0320544614, and 0321544614. Four consumer complaints of material in the pepperoni Hot Pocket.
Target recalls 181,000 infant-toddler swimsuits due to potential choking hazard
Target is recalling 181,000 infant-toddler swimsuits because they pose a choking threat to children, officials said. The company is offering a refund on the Cat & Jack infant-toddler one-piece rashguard swimsuits because snaps can break or detach from the suits, posing choking and laceration hazards to children. The swimsuits were sold for around $15 at Target stores nationwide and online between December 2019 and October 2020. Customers should return the recalled swimsuits to a Target store for a full refund. If the swimsuit was purchased online, customers can contact Target to receive a prepaid return label to return the swimsuit.
Ceiling fan recalled due to danger of blades flying off while they spin
Officials are recalling a ceiling fan that was sold nationwide this year because the blades can detach and fly off while the fan is spinning. The recalled fan is the Hampton Bay 54-inch Mara indoor/outdoor ceiling fan. Officials issued a recall Dec. 23 after 47 reports of blades detaching from fans, including two incidents of fan blades hitting people and four reports of blades causing property damage, the recall states. Anyone who owns this fan should immediately stop using it and inspect it using these instructions, the company said. Anyone who notices blade movement, uneven gaps between the blades and fan body or movement of the clip during inspection should contact King of Fans for a free replacement.
VW recalls Beetles to replace Takata air bag inflators
(AP Photo/Jens Meyer, FILE)DETROIT – Volkswagen is recalling over 105,000 Beetles with faulty Takata front driver’s air bags that can explode and hurl shrapnel. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bags at no cost to owners starting on Feb. 12. But it's recalling them at the behest of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is concerned that the air bags could explode over time. Exploding Takata inflators caused the largest series of auto recalls in U.S. history, with at least 63 million inflators recalled. About 100 million inflators have been recalled worldwide.
GM recalls 840K vehicles for seat belt, suspension problems
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)DETROIT – General Motors is recalling nearly 840,000 vehicles in the U.S. for suspension problems or because the front seat belts can fail. The seat belt recall covers 624,000 2019 through 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks. Also included are the 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe and GMC Yukon XL, and the 2020 and 2021 Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500. GM says in government documents that the seat belt brackets may not have been secured to the seat frame. GM will notify owners starting Feb. 1 and dealers will inspect the seat belt brackets and assemble them correctly.
Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken Meal products recalled after plastic found in meal
Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken Meal products produced and packaged on September 2, 2020 have been recalled. The FDA reported Saturday Nestlé is recalling approximately 92,206 pounds of LEAN CUISINE Baked Chicken meal products after the company received multiple consumer complaints involving hard white plastic found in the products. The company believes pieces of a plastic conveyor belt that broke during production could be the cause. The baked chicken meal products were produced and packaged on September 2, 2020. (244g) carton trays of “LEAN CUISINE Baked Chicken, white meat chicken with stuffing, red skin mashed potatoes and gravy” with a lot code of 0246595911 and “Best Before” date of October 2021.
After being fined by US, Hyundai recalls about 130k vehicles because engines could fail
DETROIT – A week after being fined by regulators for delaying safety recalls, Hyundai is recalling about 130,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the engines could fail. READ: Hyundai warns owners to park outside, recalls 180,000 SUVsThe recall will address a manufacturing issue that could cause the connecting rod bearings to wear out and the engines to fail, Hyundai said. Last week the NHTSA announced that Hyundai and affiliated Korean automaker Kia must pay $137 million in fines and for safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail. Hyundai will pay $54 million and invest $40 million to improve safety operations under an agreement reached with the agency. Engine failure and fire problems with Hyundais and Kias have plagued the companies for more than five years, affecting the owners of more than 8 million vehicles.
Romaine lettuce hearts recalled due to potential E. coli risk
Dole Organic Romaine Hearts and Wild Harvest Organic Romaine Hearts are being recalled due to a potential E. coli risk. The lettuce products were distributed in more than a dozen states including Michigan. The recall comes after romaine lettuce tested positive for E. coli in Michigan. There is no indication at this time that this positive result is related to any illnesses nor consumer complaints and it is not associated with the strains connected to the ongoing outbreaks currently under regulatory investigation,” reads a statement from the FDA. More details about the recall can be found on the FDA’s site -- go here.
Ford recalls 375,000 Explorers due to part that can break and cause crash
Ford is recalling 375,000 Explorers due to a part that can break and lead to a crash. The recall affects Explorers from model years 2013 through 2017. Ford officials revealed the SUVs could have a fractured section of the rear suspension toe link. That can significantly diminish steering control and increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will complete an inspection and replace the part, if necessary, Ford said.
Toyota adds 1.5M US vehicles to recalls for engine stalling
DETROIT – Toyota is adding 1.5 million U.S. vehicles to recalls from early this year to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engines to stall. The company says the latest recall brings the total to 5.8 million Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles that need to be repaired worldwide. The recall affects more than 40 vehicles in the U.S. dating to the 2013 model year, covering much of the Toyota and Lexus model lineup. Toyota said in a statement Wednesday that the fuel pumps can suddenly stop operating, and that can cause the vehicles to stall. Toyota began recalling the vehicles in January with about 700,000, and added 1.2 million in March.
Dog food recall expanded: Unsafe levels of toxin produced by mold
A recall of dog food has been expanded to include products from more than a dozen brands. The recall is due to concerns over possible unsafe levels of a toxin produced by mold that can grow on corn and grains. Corn and grains are used as ingredients in pet foods. Among the brands affected are Family Pet, Heartland Farms, Hunter’s Special and Old Glory. And you can find a complete rundown of all the products being recalled on on the FDA’s website.
Public health alert issued for ready to eat meat and poultry products due to possible foreign matter contamination
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat meat and poultry bowl products, due to concerns that the products may be contaminated with extraneous material, specifically glass. FSIS is issuing this public health alert out of the utmost of caution to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed. The ready-to-eat meat and poultry items for this public health alert were produced by Taylor Farms in Dallas, Texas on Oct. 5 and Oct. 6. The following products subject to the public health alert are:10-oz. plastic bowl package containing “MEAL SIMPLE SPAGHETTI SQUASH AND PEPPERONI” with lot code TDF279AU23 and best by 10/15/2020; or lot code TDF280AU23 and best by 10/16/2020.
Meijer recalls whole, cut cantaloupe sold in Michigan due to salmonella risk
Meijer stores have announced a recall of whole cantaloupe and select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls due to a potential risk of salmonella. Officials announced Wednesday a voluntary recall of whole and cut cantaloupe sold at Meijer stores between September 26 and October 5 in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. The recalled cantaloupe products originated from Eagle Produce, LLC in Aguila, Arizona, officials said. Customers who purchased recalled products should not consume them -- recalled products can be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. Select cut cantaloupe products may have also been used in Meijer’s store-made products.
Several marijuana vape cartridges sold in Detroit recalled after failing safety compliance testing
DETROIT – Several marijuana vape cartridges that were sold in Detroit have been recalled after failing safety compliance testing for Vitamin E Acetate. The cartridges were manufactured before the Emergency Rules for marijuana products intended for inhalation were filed on Nov. 22, 2019. Affected vape cartridges will have a label that indicates the license number of the marijuana facility that sold the marijuana product. The recall affects marijuana products sold from Plan B Wellness on 8 Mile Road in Detroit. Patients and caregivers are requested to report any adverse product reactions to the MRA via email: MRA-Enforcement@michigan.gov or via phone: 517-284-8599.
Real Pet Food Company recalls dog food due to possible salmonella contamination
PHOENIX – Real Pet Food Company has voluntary recalled Billy+Margot Wild Kangaroo and Superfoods Recipe 4lb bags because it could be contaminated with salmonella. No illnesses have been reported, but pet owners should monitor their pets and themselves for symptoms of a salmonella infection. The symptoms include: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. If your pet has consumed the recalled product you should contact your veterinarian. Customers who purchased a recalled product can call Real Pet Food between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. EST for a refund.
Hyundai warns owners to park outside, recalls 180,000 SUVs
DETROIT – For the second time this month, Hyundai is telling some SUV owners to park outdoors because an electrical short in a computer could cause vehicles to catch fire. The Korean automaker is recalling about 180,000 Tucson SUVs in the U.S. from 2019 through 2021 to fix the problem. Hyundai says on Friday that it knows of a dozen engine fires caused by the problem but no injuries. In April of 2019, NHTSA opened two new investigations into fires involving Hyundai and Kia vehicles after getting complaints of more than 3,100 fires and 103 injuries. NHTSA had previously said it would incorporate the noncrash fires into a 2017 investigation that examined recalls of Hyundai and Kia vehicles for engine failures.
Dog food line recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
Sunshine Mills, Inc. has issued a recall of a dog food line due to potential salmonella contamination. Pet owners are asked to discontinue use of the recalled product and return any unused portion at the place of purchase for a full refund. Sunshine Mills says that there are currently no reports of illnesses or injuries related to the recalled product. Natures Menu Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail has been recalled by Sunshine Mills on Aug. 24, 2020 due to a possible salmonella contamination. Photo provided by Sunshine Mills, Inc. (Sunshine Mills, Inc.)More News
Hostess Brands issue recall on certain products due to potential for mold
Hostess Brands, LLC issued a recall notice on Tuesday for certain food products due to a potential for mold. The company is recalling certain Hostess Raspberry Zingers due to a potential for mold to develop prior to the labeled best by date. Officials say the recalled products have been sold at grocery stores, dollar and discount stores, convenience stores, mass merchandisers and distributors across the U.S. Anyone with questions can contact customer service at 800-483-7253 between 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Officials say the recall does not affect any other products sold by Hostess Brands.
ALDI recalls packaged peaches due to possible Salmonella contamination
ALDI is recalling assorted peaches received from its supplier Wawona Packing Company due to possible Salmonella contamination. According to the FDA, ALDI has removed the affected peaches from select ALDI stores in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia. Here are the affected products and UPC codes:Product Packaging UPC Code Select Stores in These Affected States Wawona Peaches 2 lb. Customers with additional questions can contact Wawona Packing Company LLC Customer Service at 1-877-722-7554. Related: Recall expands for onions linked to Salmonella outbreak; 44 cases in Michigan
ALDI frozen dessert recalled for undeclared cashew allergen
A vegan frozen dessert has been recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for potentially containing an undisclosed cashew allergen. As of July 31 the FDA has recalled non-dairy frozen desserts by the brand Earth Grown because they may contain an undeclared cashew allergen. Officials say the recalled products will be removed from ALDI stores and the company is conducting a review of their allergen controls. Anyone with questions can contact customer service at 800-776-7076 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Consumers may contact Customer Contact at 800-776-7076 Monday through Friday from 8a-5p ET.
Honda recalls 1.6 million vans, SUVs in 4 different US recalls
The largest recall covers nearly 608,000 Odysseys from 2018 to 2020, the 2019 and 2020 Passport and the 2019 through 2021 Pilot. Dealers will reprogram the software starting Sept. 23. Another recall covers almost a half-million Odysseys and Passports from 2019 and 2020 and Pilots from 2019 through 2021. Dealers will replace the sliding door outer handle cables starting Sept. 23. Honda will replace the rearview camera at no cost starting Sept. 23.
Update: FDA expands ‘toxic’ hand sanitizers recall
The FDA is warning consumers and health care providers that the agency has seen a sharp increase in hand sanitizer products that are labeled to contain ethanol (also known as ethyl alcohol) but that have tested positive for methanol contamination. Methanol, or wood alcohol, is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested and can be life-threatening when ingested. The agency is aware of adults and children ingesting hand sanitizer products contaminated with methanol that has led to recent adverse events including blindness, hospitalizations and death. Methanol is not an acceptable active ingredient for hand sanitizers and must not be used due to its toxic effects. FDA’s investigation of methanol in certain hand sanitizers is ongoing.
Salad products recalled due to possible health risk from Cyclospora
The FDA says Fresh Express has issued a voluntary recall of branded and private label salad products that contain iceberg lettuce, red cabbage and/or carrot ingredients due to a possible health risk from Cyclospora. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 200 illnesses have been reported in connection with a current outbreak of Cyclospora occurring in primarily Midwest states. The Fresh Express recall includes only those salads that are clearly marked with the letter Z at the beginning of the Product Code, which is located in the upper right-hand corner of the front of the package. Products containing the ingredients iceberg lettuce, red cabbage and/or carrots AND displaying the Product Code Z178, or a lower number, are recalled. No other Fresh Express products are subject to recall.
43,000 pounds of ground beef products recalled for possible E. coli contamination
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Saturday a recall of nearly 43,000 pounds of ground beef products potentially contaminated with E. coli. The beef products were produced on June 1 and shipped to retail locations nationwide, officials said. vacuum packages containing Marketside Butcher Organic Grass-Fed Ground Beef and a use or freeze by date of 07/01/20 and lot code P-53298-82. pieces of Marketside Butcher Organic Grass-Fed Ground Beef Patties and a use or freeze by date of June 27, 2020 and lot code P-53934-28. The USDA has not yet released a retail distribution list for the recalled beef products.
USDA recalls ground beef products for possible E. coli contamination
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Saturday a recall of nearly 43,000 pounds of ground beef products potentially contaminated with E. coli. The beef products were produced on June 1 and shipped to retail locations nationwide, officials said. The recall has been labeled a Class I by the USDA, which means consuming the ground beef products could result in serious, adverse health consequences or death. Individuals should be aware of E. coli symptoms that include dehydration, bloody diarrhea and abdominal cramps. vacuum packages containing Marketside Butcher Organic Grass-Fed Ground Beef and a use or freeze by date of 07/01/20 and lot code P-53298-82. The USDA has not yet released a retail distribution list for the recalled beef products.
Ford recalls about 2.5M vehicles for latch, brake troubles
DETROIT Ford is recalling about 2.5 million vehicles in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere because of a nagging door latch problem and a brake fluid leak. The recall covers vehicles in the U.S. and includes the 2012 to 2015 Ford Focus, the 2013 to 2014 Ford Fusion, the 2011 to 2014 Ford Fiesta, and the 2013 to 2015 Ford Escape and C-Max. Also covered are the 2013 and 2014 Lincoln MKZ, the 2015 Lincoln MKC, the 2015 Ford Mustang and the 2014 to 2016 Ford Transit Connect van. The brake fluid recall covers certain 2014 through 2017 F-150s in the U.S. and Canada. Dealers will replace the brake master cylinder and the brake booster if it is leaking.
Ford recalls more than 200K F-150 trucks for headlamp issue
DETROIT – Ford has issued three separate recalls involving F-150 trucks, with the biggest related to a headlamp issue. Here’s the info from Ford Motor Company:Safety compliance recall for select 2018-20 Ford F-150 vehicles with LED headlampsFord is issuing a safety compliance recall for select 2018-20 Ford F-150 vehicles with LED headlamps. Safety recall for select 2015-16 Ford F-150 vehicles for engine block heater cableFord is issuing a safety recall for select 2015-16 Ford F-150 vehicles equipped with engine heater elements and 3.5-liter GTDI engines. Dealers will inspect the block heater and cable and repair or replace as necessary. Safety recall for select 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty and 2021 Ford E-Series vehiclesFord Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for select 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty and 2021 Ford E-Series vehicles.