On June 9, the NHTSA began investigating a potentially high rate of trailer separations for a hitch involved in a crash — the "Ultra LT" made by Fontaine Fifth Wheel of Trussville, Alabama.
Blue Bell Creameries quietly pulled the company's ice cream from retailers and large...
Takata President Shigehisa Takada made his first public apology for the eight deaths and...
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the power brake assist can fail on some...
During the past two years, three New England states enacted labeling requirements for genetically modified foods amid increasing concerns from consumers.
Acura is recalling about 106,000 SUVs because an air conditioner pulley can fall off, creating a hazard for other motorists.
Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 200,000 Transit Connect vans and Escape sport-utility vehicles because of instrument panel and seatbelt issues.
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 164,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs worldwide to install shields that stop water from getting into the power rear lift gate controls.
Mitsubishi is recalling about 460,000 cars because the airbags can push sun visors into passengers and cause injuries in a crash.
Four flight attendants are suing Boeing, claiming that toxic air from an engine leaked into their plane and made them seriously ill on a 2013 flight.
Senators threatened Tuesday to withhold additional funding from the nation's top auto safety agency until it improves its ability to spot defective parts like Takata Corp.'s exploding airbags.
A group of U.S. senators says automotive airbag maker Takata Corp. may have placed profit over safety by halting safety audits of factories.
The death toll from faulty ignition switches in General Motors' small cars has risen by three to 117.
Niagara Bottling has recalled 14 brands of bottled spring water produced at two Pennsylvania manufacturing plants after the operator of one of its contracted springs failed to reveal evidence of E. coli bacteria at the spring source.
General Motors is adding more than 243,000 compact hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada to the growing recall for airbags that can explode with too much force.
A woman who died in a Los Angeles-area car crash last September is the eighth person killed by exploding airbags made by Takata Corp. of Japan, U.S. safety regulators and Honda Motor Co. confirmed Friday.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of braking problems with Dodge Dart compact cars.
This edition looks at defective automatic braking systems, Nokia’s return to the phone market and Land Rover’s smartphone remote control for its SUVs.
At the insistence of U.S. safety regulators, Honda is adding more than a million of its most popular vehicles to a growing recall for airbags that can explode with too much force.
Kellogg Co. could pay nearly $4 million to settle a Florida class-action lawsuit over "all-natural" claims on products under its Kashi brand.
The death toll from faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen by three to 114.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that suspension parts can come loose on Mazda SUVs, causing drivers to lose control.
Federal officials wrapped up an investigation into a listeria outbreak at Blue Bell ice cream as the Texas-based company identified the source of the contamination at its Oklahoma plant.
U.S. regulators have confirmed that an air bag made by Takata Corp. was involved in the April death of a woman in Louisiana , connecting the defective airbags to a seventh fatality.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has found listeria in its plant again and has halted production and closed retail shops for the second time since April, the company said Friday.
For the most part companies are stepping up and taking accountability when contamination strikes, but the food and beverage manufacturing industry has much more work to do to prevent the endangerment of lives.
A federal judge directed government attorneys to make a stronger effort to find victims of a 2007 salmonella outbreak stemming from contaminated peanut butter.
Federal prosecutors could bring wire fraud charges against General Motors over the automaker's problems with ignition switches.
A Louisiana woman who may be the seventh person killed by a defective Takata airbag received a recall notice two days after the crash that caused her death, according to a lawsuit filed by her family.
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