Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
General Motors is recalling 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working.
The recall extends to all model years of the Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice and Saturn Ion and Sky models in the U.S.
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has issued a major recall on children’s bed canopies, because of a strangulation hazard.
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. The recall covers 11 models sold from 2009 through 2013 by Graco Children’s Products Inc. of Atlanta.
Chrysler is recalling 1.2 million Ram trucks to fix front-end problems that could lead to steering troubles.
“Our greatest concern is food safety; therefore, we are acting with speed and focusing on plant sanitation, increased testing and food handling practices while we continue to investigate,” said Mark Reser, president of Reser’s Fine Foods.
No illnesses have been reported in the beef recall. The BMW recall is due to a problem with its power braking system.
The Children’s Place has recalled 38,000 pairs of pajamas that could be flammable.
Ford announced Sunday that it is recalling 370,000 cars sold in multiple states – including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut — due to potential corrosion that may result in the loss of steering.
David Carey, director of the Connecticut Bureau of Aquaculture, said 32 cases are either confirmed or under investigation.
Both pets and their owners are potentially at risk for contamination: Pets from eating contaminated food, humans from handling it and not thoroughly washing their hands or any surfaces that come in contact with it.
At issue is the possibility of a metal rod breaking near the bed side rail, which can create a sharp metal edge.
Officials said it’s likely that more than just warm water caused high levels of bacteria in oysters and clams harvested from the waters of Long Island Sound off of Norwalk and Westport.