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Chrysler Confronts Safety Concerns

August 28, 2014 3:42 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

An electrical component found in millions of Chrysler's vehicles is generating problems for owners.                                           

Spiders Force Suzuki Recall

August 27, 2014 9:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The automaker says spider webs can clog a fuel vapor vent hose in some 2010 to 2013 Kizashi cars...

Hewlett-Packard Recalls 5M AC Power Cords

August 27, 2014 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this...

U.S. Closes Probe Into Camry Hybrid Brake Problems

August 26, 2014 1:22 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric...

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U.S. Probes Ford Explorer Police Vehicles

August 26, 2014 9:47 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that front brake hoses can fail on some Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs.                                  

Guilty Plea In California Meat-Recall Case

August 26, 2014 9:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.                 

Ford Recalling More Than 160K Vehicles

August 22, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues.                                               

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Nut Butters Recalled For Salmonella

August 20, 2014 9:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.                                    

Safety Agency Offers Online Recall Service

August 20, 2014 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.                                 

4 At Slaughterhouse Behind Beef Recall Indicted

August 19, 2014 1:16 pm | by Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall processed cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks and later distributed the diseased cattle, according to federal charges announced Monday.   

Brita Recalls Children's Water Bottles

August 19, 2014 9:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.                                         

Recaro Recalls Child Safety Seats

August 19, 2014 9:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.                                       

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Agency Opens Probe Into Fire Truck Recall

August 19, 2014 9:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether a recall of 156 fire trucks last year was enough to fix a problem with aerial ladders that can unexpectedly fall.                         

Ex-Peanut Plant Head Says He Lied About Salmonella

August 15, 2014 11:48 am | by Kate Brumback, Associated Press | News | Comments

A former manager of a peanut processing plant blamed for a deadly salmonella outbreak lied to federal investigators to protect the company he worked for.                         

Jaguar Land Rover Recalling Nearly 41,000 Vehicles

August 13, 2014 1:27 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling nearly 41,000 vehicles because the front air bag on the passenger's side might not work properly in a crash.                           

GM Issues 6 More Recalls Covering 312,000 Vehicles

August 11, 2014 12:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors has issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.                                     

GM Gets Claims In 63 Death Cases

August 11, 2014 9:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sixty-three death claims have been filed so far with the lawyer handling payments for those involved in wrecks caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches.                         

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GM Issues Third Recall For SUVs That Can Catch Fire

August 8, 2014 12:01 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.                

Hyundai Fined $17.35M For Brake Defect

August 8, 2014 9:09 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hyundai has agreed to pay a $17.35 million fine for delayed reporting of a brake defect affecting Genesis luxury cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.                     

FDA Says Georgia Plant Waited To Disclose Salmonella

August 8, 2014 9:06 am | by Russ Bynum, Associated Press | News | Comments

Officers at a Georgia peanut plant took five days to disclose that lab tests found salmonella in some of their products, despite repeated questioning from on-site inspectors rushing to find the source of a deadly national outbreak, a federal investigator testified Thursday.

FDA Rules Ga. Peanut Plant 'Not Fit' To Produce Food

August 7, 2014 9:55 am | by Russ Bynum, Associated Press | News | Comments

A Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak shipped food to customers that lab tests confirmed was tainted, failed to clean production equipment of possible contaminants and didn't ensure a peanut roaster was hot enough to kill bacteria, a federal inspector testified Wednesday.

China: No Evidence Spoiled Meat Made It To Japan

August 6, 2014 1:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An ongoing investigation into the food safety scandal that hit several popular fast food chains last month has uncovered no evidence that spoiled meat made it to Japan, Chinese food safety regulators told their Japanese counterparts.     

GM Says It's Making Progress to Fix Recall Website

August 5, 2014 9:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The government said Friday that GM's vehicle identification number look-up system has been incorrectly telling some owners that their cars aren't being recalled.               

Hyundai Recalls 883K Sonatas

July 30, 2014 1:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.                                           

GM Sued By Lawyer Representing 658 Plaintiffs

July 30, 2014 1:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.                         

Electric Cars Put To The (Crash) Test

July 30, 2014 12:46 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Take a look at which vehicles experience their toughest front-end crash test to date.                                               

Small Cars Fare Poorly In Crash Tests

July 30, 2014 9:29 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.                                     

Suzuki Recalling Nearly 26K Cars

July 29, 2014 1:08 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire.                                 

FAA Proposes $12M Fine For Southwest Airlines

July 29, 2014 9:21 am | by Joan Lowy, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.             

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