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Subaru recalls some Forester vehicles due to airbag issue

Oct. 11, 2019 7:54 AM EDT

Subaru is recalling more than 350,000 Forester vehicles with heated seats because an electrical connection in the front passenger seat may loosen and deactivate the airbag even though the seat is occupied. Subaru said the recall includes Forester vehicles from 2015 to 2018. The automaker will notify vehicle...

Blue Bell recalls ice cream that may contain plastic bits

Oct. 11, 2019 3:43 AM EDT

SYLACAUGA, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Blue Bell Creameries is recalling a batch of ice cream made at an Alabama plant over concerns it may contain pieces of plastic. The agency made the announcement Wednesday. News outlets report about 1,700 half gallons of Butter Crunch ice...

BMW recalls cars, SUVs to fix backup camera display problem

Oct. 9, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — BMW is recalling more than 257,000 vehicles in the U.S. because drivers might not be able to see the backup camera display. The recall covers certain 3-Series, 5-series, 6-Series, 7-Series and 8-Series cars as well as certain X3, X4, X5 and X7 SUVs from the 2018 to 2020 model years. Also...

CVS stops sale of heartburn drugs with suspect contaminant

Sep. 30, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

CVS has halted sales of popular heartburn treatment Zantac and its generic store brand after warnings by U.S. health regulators. It's the latest precautionary move by retailers and manufacturers after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently warned consumers about a potentially dangerous contaminant in...

Recall issued for pork products packaged by Indiana company

Sep. 29, 2019 10:42 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal officials say an Indiana company is recalling 744 pounds of ready-to-eat pork products which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced late Saturday that the products by Fisher Packing...

Critics uneasy as federal meat inspectors face work overload

Sep. 29, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — At eight months pregnant, government food inspector Rosalie Arriaga was scheduled in March 2018 to handle twice her normal workload at the meat processing plants she was assigned to cover. It was her third straight week of double coverage, according to agency schedules given to the...

Nissan recalls 1.3M vehicles to fix backup camera display

Sep. 24, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling 1.3 million vehicles mainly in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the backup camera displays. The recall covers the 2018 and 2019 Nissan Altima, Frontier, Kicks, Leaf, Maxima, Murano, NV, NV200, Pathfinder, Rogue, Rogue Sport, Sentra, Titan, Versa Note and Versa...

GM recalls Chevrolet small SUVs; suspension welds can break

Sep. 20, 2019 8:25 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling more than 107,000 small SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because a suspension weld can break and cause steering problems. The recall covers the 2015 through 2018 Chevrolet Trax. Documents posted Friday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration an improperly...

Ford recalls some vehicles due to sharp seat frame edge

Sep. 13, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

Ford is recalling more than 300,000 of its 2017 Ford Explorer vehicles because of a sharp seat frame edge. The automaker said Friday that there have been 31 reports of hand injuries. Ford Motor Co. said users could come in contact with the sharp edges when reaching between the power front seat and center console....

Correction: General Motors-Brake Recall story

Sep. 12, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — In a story published on Sept. 11 about a General Motors recall of SUVs and pickup trucks, The Associated Press relied on incorrect information in a government document and reported erroneously which trucks were included. The only pickups covered by the recall are GMC Sierra and Chevrolet...