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CNNMoney: Ford Escape SUVs recalled for unintended accelerationupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 16:26:00

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 421,000 Escape crossover SUVs in the United States to fix a problem in which a speed control cable can become stuck resulting in unintended continued acceleration.

Toyota memo shows acceleration concernsupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 16:11:00

CNN's Drew Griffin investigates a Toyota engineering memo that suggests an electronic problem in a prototype car.

Toyota subpoenas critic's communications with media, governmentupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 16:11:00

Toyota Motor Corp. has subpoenaed Sean Kane, an auto safety advocate and outspoken critic of the company, asking that he hand over his communications with the media, Congress, government agencies and individual Toyota drivers inquiring about sudden unintended acceleration.

CNNMoney: BMW recalls 367,000 cars in the U.S.updated: Mon Mar 26 2012 14:02:00

BMW is recalling 367,000 5-series and 6-series cars in the United States because a battery cable cover in the trunk may have been incorrectly installed.

Build-A-Bear recalls nearly 300,000 teddy bearsupdated: Wed Dec 28 2011 17:58:00

The Build-A-Bear Workshop company is recalling nearly 300,000 Colorful Hearts Teddy Bears sold in the United States and Canada due to risks of choking, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.

Bagged salads recalled over salmonella fearsupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 18:49:00

A producer of bagged salad leaves has issued a voluntary recall of various salad blends over concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration announced.

CNNMoney: 34,000 Tylenol bottles recalled for musty smellupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 16:00:00

Johnson & Johnson is recalling yet another batch of Tylenol medicines due to consumer complaints about a musty, moldy smell.

Nestle issues voluntary recall of frozen dinnerupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 20:19:00

Nestle Prepared Foods Co. on Tuesday announced a voluntary recall of a frozen spaghetti and meatballs dinner it manufacturers which may be contaminated with pieces of red plastic.

7 tons of ground beef recalled due to possible E. coliupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 18:05:00

A Kansas company has recalled more than 14,000 pounds of ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination, federal authorities have announced.

CNNMoney: Toyota recalls 2.17 million more carsupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 16:20:00

Toyota is recalling 2.2 million vehicles to correct problems that can cause gas pedals to become stuck in floormats.

Strangulation deaths prompt recall of 1.7 million baby monitorsupdated: Fri Feb 11 2011 21:43:00

A voluntary recall was issued Friday for 1.7 million video baby monitors, after federal regulators probed reports that two babies had died in the past 11 months after being strangled by electrical cords.

CNNMoney: Pedals, drivers blamed for out of control Toyotasupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 22:09:00

An intensive 10 month investigation into possible causes of unintended acceleration in Toyota cars found no fault with the automaker's electronic throttle control systems, the Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.

CNNMoney: U.S. to reveal Toyota unintended acceleration findingsupdated: Mon Feb 07 2011 16:48:00

The government is expected to announce Tuesday the results of a 10-month inquiry into possible causes of unintended acceleration in Toyota cars and trucks.

Company recalls ground beef due to possible E. coli contaminationupdated: Sun Feb 06 2011 09:32:00

A California company has recalled more than 3,000 pounds of fresh ground beef patties and other packages of ground beef products that may be contaminated with the E. coli bacteria, the U.S. Agriculture Department said Saturday.

Kroger announces select pet food recallupdated: Sun Dec 19 2010 17:19:00

The Kroger Co. is recalling select pet food packages from stores in 19 states fearing some of these products may contain aflatoxin, a toxic chemical byproduct that could be harmful to animals.

72,000 pounds of canned chicken salad recalledupdated: Sun Dec 05 2010 20:19:00

The discovery of hard plastic inside packages prompted a nationwide recall of 72,000 pounds of canned chicken salad, one of several recalls involving poultry and meat products issued through U.S. food safety authorities in recent days.

Nissan recalls more than 2.1 million vehicles worldwideupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 11:40:00

Nissan is recalling more than 2.1 million vehicles worldwide over engine problems, the automaker said Thursday.

Facetime with Carlos Ghosnupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 11:40:00

MME sat down with the Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn and asked him about the next generation autos.

CNNMoney: Honda recalling nearly half a million carsupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 08:21:00

Honda has announced a recall of nearly half a million vehicles with brake problems, just days after Toyota announced a similar recall.

CNNMoney: Toyota, Honda recall U.S. vehicles for brake problemupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 16:12:00

Toyota is recalling 740,000 vehicles sold in the United States because of potentially unsafe brakes, adding to the automaker's 2010 recall woes.

CNNMoney: Tylenol recall: FDA slams companyupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 17:54:00

The maker of several over-the-counter drugs, including Tylenol, Motrin and Benadryl, announced a broad-based recall of these and other drugs Friday after receiving complaints of an "unusual moldy, musty or mildew-like" odor.

CNNMoney: Children's Tylenol recall: FDA slams factory conditionsupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 17:50:00

A scathing report released Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration slammed conditions at the factory that produced the children's Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl and other over-the-counter drugs that were recalled over the weekend.

CNNMoney: New recalled Tylenol linked to shut plantupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 17:22:00

The adult Tylenol that was recalled this week was made at the same shuttered Fort Washington plant that produced all of Johnson & Johnson's problematic children's Tylenol medicines, CNNMoney confirmed Tuesday.

CNNMoney: FDA: Motrin maker played us over recallupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 16:36:00

As Johnson & Johnson was quietly removing defective Motrin from store shelves, it ignored regulators who said the problems with the drug warranted an official recall, according to documents obtained by

Tylenol product recalled after complaints of moldy odorupdated: Tue Oct 19 2010 07:11:00

The maker of Benadryl and Tylenol has added another popular over-the-counter drug to its growing list of recalled products.

CNNMoney: What to do if your child's toy is recalledupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 11:10:00

Toy manufacturer Fisher-Price announced the recall of over 10 million children's products and toys on Thursday.

Crab meat products recalled after potentially dangerous bacteria foundupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 03:33:00

An Oregon seafood company is recalling packaged crab meat products after testing revealed some products contained bacteria that could cause serious or fatal infections.

CNNMoney: Toyota recalls 1.33 million carsupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 13:34:00

Toyota Motor Corp. said it was recalling 1.33 million Corolla and Matrix vehicles on Thursday, citing problems in engines' electronic control units that have allegedly led to three accidents.

Company recalls ground beef after E. coli reportsupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 21:46:00

Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. has recalled about 8,500 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Saturday.

380 million eggs recalled over possible salmonella taintingupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 07:18:00

A voluntary recall of eggs because of salmonella fears reached 380 million eggs Wednesday, the Egg Safety Center said.

Freed from prison after Toyota recallupdated: Mon Aug 09 2010 11:40:00

A man who spent three years in prison for a fatal car crash involving a Toyota is now a free man.

CNNMoney: Bits of plastic lead to Perdue nugget recallupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 12:03:00

Perdue Farms is recalling 91,872 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets because some of the products may contain pieces of plastic, the company said Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Tylenol recall is expandedupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 21:38:00

Johnson & Johnson is expanding a recall of over-the-counter medicines including Tylenol, Motrin and Benadryl, the company said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Toyota: New Lexus recallupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 17:09:00

Toyota Motor Co. said Friday that it was moving ahead with plans to recall about 138,000 Lexus cars for engine problems that could, in rare instances, lead to stalling.

CNNMoney: Toyota to recall luxury cars over engine problemsupdated: Fri Jul 02 2010 03:52:00

Toyota Motor Co. plans to start recalling luxury vehicles possibly affected by engine problems on Monday.

CNNMoney: Kellogg recalls 28 million boxes of cerealupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 14:58:00

Kellogg Co. is recalling 28 million boxes of several popular cereals due to an unusual flavor and smell, the company said Friday.

CNNMoney: Crib recall: 2 million moreupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 12:20:00

Another 2 million cribs are being recalled due to the drop-side hazard, the culprit in millions of other crib recalls over the last few years.

Five lots of Benadryl, Tylenol added to drug recallupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 21:23:00

The maker of Benadryl and Tylenol has added five lots of the popular over-the-counter drugs to its growing list of recalled products, McNeil Consumer Healthcare announced Wednesday in a written statement.

CNNMoney: GM recalling 1.4 million vehicles for fire hazardupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 10:03:00

General Motors is recalling 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to fix a problem in which fires can be caused by a heated windshield washer fluid system.

Maytag Corp. recalls 1.7 million dishwashersupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 13:04:00

This ought to keep the Maytag repairman busy for a while.

CNNMoney: Toyota recalls SUVs for acceleration glitchupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 15:39:00

Toyota Motor Sales has announced plans to recall about 50,000 Toyota Sequoia SUVs because of a problem with their Vehicle Stability Control systems that can cause the vehicles to hesitate or slow down at low speeds.

CNNMoney: Toyota fix in question amid complaintsupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 17:40:00

Federal safety regulators said Wednesday they have received 10 complaints from drivers alleging sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles that have already been repaired under the automaker's recent recall.

CNNMoney: Toyota to let U.S. unit order recallsupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 17:31:00

Toyota executives told lawmakers Tuesday that its U.S. and Canadian divisions will have more authority to decide when to issue a recall as the automaker faces mounting pressure from Washington over its recent safety problems.

CNNMoney: U.S. demands Toyota recall documentsupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 15:27:00

Government regulators said Tuesday they have demanded documents from Toyota to determine if the automaker conducted its recent recalls in a timely manner.

Prius recall becomes officialupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 20:56:00

CNN's Kyung Lah reports on Toyota's latest recall: more than 400,000 hybrid cars worldwide.

CNNMoney: Honda recalls 438,000 cars for airbag hazardupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 12:25:00

Honda announced it is expanding a previously announced recall to replace an airbag inflator in an additional 438,000 vehicles worldwide, including 379,000 in the United States.

CNNMoney: Toyota announces gas pedal fixupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 14:04:00

Toyota said Monday it has developed a fix for gas pedals in millions of recalled vehicles and is already shipping the new parts to dealers.

Oklahoma firm recalls beef in 6 statesupdated: Fri Dec 25 2009 13:13:00

A beef recall is under way in a half-dozen states involving possibly contaminated products from the Oklahoma company National Steak and Poultry, according to the firm and federal inspectors.

CNNMoney: Crib recall: 2.1 million deemed unsafeupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 19:43:00

The federal agency in charge of product safety announced the recall of 2.1 million cribs Monday, citing defective hardware that can cause toddlers and infants to suffocate.

Vicks nasal spray recalled over bacteriaupdated: Fri Nov 20 2009 16:56:00

Procter & Gamble is recalling Vicks Sinex nasal spray in the United States, Britain and Germany after finding it contained bacteria, the company said.

CNNMoney: Half a million pounds of beef recalled on E.coli fearsupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 15:05:00

A voluntary recall was announced Monday for more than half a million pounds of ground beef because it may be contaminated with bacteria linked to at least two deaths, officials said.

Colorado beef company expands recall due to possible E. coliupdated: Tue Jun 30 2009 08:13:00

A Colorado company's recall last week of beef products possibly contaminated with E. coli has been expanded, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week.

CNNMoney: Recall of beef from Colorado company expandedupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 07:01:00

A recall of beef by a Colorado company that was announced last week because of possible E. coli contamination was expanded Sunday to include an additional 380,000 pounds of the company's beef products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

CNNMoney: Maytag recalls 1.6 million refrigeratorsupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 12:38:00

Maytag Corp. is recalling about 1.6 million refrigerators because of a potentially serious fire hazard, after receiving dozens of customer reports that part of the appliance ignited, a government agency said Tuesday.

Potentially tainted peanut products sent to schoolsupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 13:16:00

Peanut products sent to schools in three states may have been contaminated with salmonella, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Friday.

CNNMoney: New toy safety rules lead to confusionupdated: Wed Feb 04 2009 16:16:00

A year after millions of toys and other children's products were recalled over lead concerns, advocacy groups say the government's efforts to enforce stricter safety laws is causing more confusion for parents about what is safe to buy.

Supermarket chain joins peanut-product recallupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 23:10:00

Kroger -- a grocery chain with stores in 31 states -- has issued a recall for foods made with peanut products, widening recalls related to the Peanut Corporation of America.

CNNMoney: Kroger joins peanut butter recallupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 07:47:00

Kroger - a grocery store chain with stores in 31 states - has issued a recall for foods made with peanut products, widening recalls related to the Peanut Corporation of America. China Pulls Some Eggs Amid New Food Safety Scare updated: Tue Oct 28 2008 14:00:00

A brand of eggs is being pulled off some shelves in China because of fears they are tainted with the same industrial chemical found in milk that sickened tens of thousands of babies

Contaminated meat recalledupdated: Mon May 05 2008 12:14:00

A company is recalling nearly 300,000 pounds of meat because of contamination fears. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Humane Society blasted for late release of video in beef recallupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 22:10:00

The Humane Society of the United States is partly responsible for the magnitude of the largest beef recall in the nation's history, Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer said Thursday.

'Downer' cow abuse allegedupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 22:10:00

A company where rough treatment of cows was caught on video agrees to a record beef recall. CNN's Judy Echavez reports.

USDA on beef recallupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 22:05:00

CNN's Kiran Chetry talks with an assistant administrator for the USDA about the largest beef recall in U.S. history.

USDA: Most recalled beef has probably been eatenupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 22:05:00

Federal officials are trying to track down the 143 million pounds of beef recalled Sunday, but they say that most of it has probably been eaten.

CNNMoney: Consumer products recalledupdated: Thu Dec 06 2007 11:58:00

Holiday figurines from Home Depot and potty training seats from RC2 were recalled Thursday by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) due to lead paint. Coffee mugs from Starbucks were also recalled, due to a burn hazard.

CNNMoney: GE recalls 92,000 microwave ovensupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 08:20:00

General Electric said Wednesday it was recalling 92,000 microwave combo wall ovens due to fire hazard. Toy Recalls Leave Charities Waryupdated: Tue Dec 04 2007 14:00:00

With millions of toys recalled this year, charities across the country are struggling to play Santa

Mattel CEO: 'Rigorous standards' after massive toy recallupdated: Thu Nov 22 2007 13:06:00

The CEO of Mattel Inc. insisted Tuesday that his company has "rigorous standards" and apologized as the company was forced to recall millions of toys for the second time in two weeks.

Fallout from hazardous toysupdated: Thu Nov 22 2007 13:06:00

CNN's Allan Chernoff reports on reactions from the public, government and Mattel after the company's latest toy recall.

CNNMoney: Recalls scare parents away from hot toysupdated: Fri Nov 09 2007 14:47:00

Millions of parents are nervous about buying their kids toys for Christmas as recalls become more frequent and increasingly bizarre.

CNNMoney: More toys recalled on lead paint hazardupdated: Wed Oct 31 2007 15:24:00

About 380,000 Galaxy Warriors toy figures are being recalled due to surface paints containing excessive levels of lead, according to a warning by the Consumer Product Safety Commission Wednesday.

Doctor says grout sealer caused 'chemical pneumonia'updated: Tue Oct 30 2007 17:36:00

Dr. Walter Friedel had successfully completed plenty of do-it-yourself projects around his New Jersey home. So when he bought Stand 'n Seal tile grout sealer from Home Depot in October 2005, he never imagined it might make him sick.

CNNMoney: 544K items recalled for lead, more expectedupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 16:32:00

Government safety officials and manufacturers recalled 544,000 China-made toys and other items Thursday over concerns over lead paint.

More lead-paint toy recalls coming, source saysupdated: Thu Sep 27 2007 09:33:00

More toys with lead-contaminated paint will be recalled in the coming weeks, a source with knowledge of the announcements said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: More Thomas & Friends toys recalled for leadupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 03:09:00

Toymaker RC2 Corp. on Wednesday announced another recall of 269,000 of its Thomas & Friends wooden railway toys because the surface paint on the products contains high levels of lead.

CNNMoney: Mattel apologizes to China for toy recallsupdated: Fri Sep 21 2007 07:00:00

Mattel Inc. tried to save face Friday with Chinese officials, taking the blame for the recent recalls of millions of Chinese-made toys as it strives to mend a strained relationship with the nation that makes most of its toys and fattens its profit.

CNNMoney: Toy design, not production, blamed for recallsupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 02:44:00

A new study released Tuesday that analyzed two decades of toy recalls in the United States found that a defect in the product design, rather manufacturing flaws such as unsafe raw materials or poor craftsmanship, were responsible for a majority of those recalls.

CNNMoney: Toys 'R' Us commits to more safety checksupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 02:50:00

Toys "R" Us on Monday said the company has initiated safety checks of all products on its shelves following the recent string of major toy recalls by Mattel and other toymakers.

Thousands of Mattel toys recalled because of lead paintupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 21:49:00

The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mattel Inc., announced late Tuesday that it is recalling about 700,000 Chinese-made toys that have excessive amounts of lead paint.

CNNMoney: Mattel announces third toy recallupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 02:36:00

The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mattel, announced a recall of 844,000 toys that contain excessive levels of lead paint Tuesday night - the third such recall of Chinese-manufactured toys by Mattel this summer.

CNNMoney: Mattel to recall a third batch of toysupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 06:48:00

Mattel Inc., whose reputation has been battered by two high-profile toy recalls this summer, will announce on Wednesday the recall of a third batch of Chinese-made toys because they may contain excessive amounts of lead paint, The Associated Press has learned.

CNNMoney: Toys "R" Us recalls crayon boxes for lead paintupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 22:23:00

Toys "R" Us and the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday recalled 27,000 crayon and paint box sets because the printed ink on the outer packaging of the wood cases contains lead. Tainted Pet Food Vs. Lead-Paint Toysupdated: Thu Aug 23 2007 18:00:00

When it comes to consumer recalls, do we care more about our pets than our children?

CNNMoney: More toys recalled for lead paint hazardsupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 05:09:00

Following the recent recalls for toys made in China with loose magnets and lead paint, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued more warnings, this time recalling thousands of SpongeBob SquarePants journals, various spinning tops and children's jewelry.

CNNMoney: Spitzer: Recalled toys found in storesupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 04:12:00

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer vowed Friday to take legislative action on the recent federal recall of lead-contaminated and hazardous toys because it does not require retailers to take the products off store shelves.

CNNMoney: Trouble in the toy boxupdated: Thu Aug 16 2007 01:37:00

Mattel announced another major recall of toys made in China, feeding international worries about the safety of products made in China. What can you do to keep your child safe?

CNNMoney: Toolmaker recalls 800,000 power sawsupdated: Wed Aug 15 2007 01:32:00

Robert Bosch Tool Corp. and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on Wednesday announced a recall of more than 800,000 Skil-brand power circular saws due to laceration risk.

How to take away recalled toys with fewer tearsupdated: Wed Aug 15 2007 00:33:00

Toy recalls are no longer relegated to discount bins and no-name brands. The recent rash of toy recalls have included some A-list celebrities of the children's toy world, including Dora the Explorer, Thomas the Tank Engine, Polly Pocket and Barbie. In the last two weeks alone, Mattel has recalled over 100 types of toys totaling 10 million units.

CNNMoney: Mattel: 9M more Chinese-made toys recalledupdated: Tue Aug 14 2007 23:30:00

Mattel Inc. Tuesday recalled more than 9 million toys made in China and sold in the United States, including "Polly Pocket" and "Batman" dolls and other popular figures, because of loose magnets and lead paint - its second major recall in less than a month.

CNNMoney: Chinese firm disputes FDA in pet deathsupdated: Tue Apr 03 2007 09:20:00

The Chinese company accused by a U.S. government agency of supplying hazardous materials found in recalled pet food shot back Tuesday, calling claims by U.S. officials "rumors" and reporting that samples of the substance had been sent to labs for testing.

CNNMoney: Millions of Christmas lights recalledupdated: Thu Dec 14 2006 11:55:00

Millions of Christmas light sets sold at Hobby Lobby Creative Centers throughout the southern and central U.S. have been recalled for potential electric shock and fire hazard risk, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

CNNMoney: Playskool toy bench recalled after deathsupdated: Fri Sep 22 2006 08:18:00

Toymaker Playskool and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall Friday of about 255,000 of its "Team Talkin' Tool Bench" toys following the deaths of two young children.

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Poor Hutch Johnson. A few years back his company, Cadet Manufacturing Co., was forced to recall 190,000 in-wall heaters that had allegedly caused dozens of fires, resulting in two deaths. Faulty te...

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