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Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.

GM to recall 28,789 Saab cars for safety defect

General Motors is recalling 28,789 Saab convertibles because the driver's seat belt retractor can break.

Blue Bird recalls school buses for steering issue

Blue Bird is recalling more than 2,500 All American school buses and some transit buses to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult.

California chicken linked to salmonella recalled

A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.

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Graco gives in, agrees to recall infant car seats

Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.

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Recalls raise questions about ignition switches

General Motors issued a new round of recalls for faulty ignition switches this week, but the company says the problem is different than the ignition switch defect that sparked recalls in February.

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Product Recalls This Week: air conditioners, bicycles, fireworks kits and more

A line of devices used to puncture a hole in a wine bottle cork are being recalled because they can cause the bottle to burst or crack. Other consumer products recalled this week include faulty bicycles and air conditioning systems with improper grounding.

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GM issues 3 more recalls covering 474,000 vehicles

General Motors extended its record-breaking string of safety problems, announcing Friday three more recalls, including a large one involving its top-selling vehicle.

Nestle recalls ice cream due to packaging error

Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because the packages are mislabeled.

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GM recalling nearly 29,000 Cruzes to fix air bags

General Motors Co. is recalling more than 29,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because metal parts in the air bag assemblies can hit the driver and passengers if the bags are inflated.

Kraft Foods recalls 260 cases of Velveeta

Kraft said Thursday it is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives.

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GM recalling Camaros for ignition switch problem

Ignition switches once again are causing problems for General Motors.

Company recalls 4,012 pounds of beef

A Missouri company has recalled possibly tainted beef products distributed to two restaurants and a grocery chain, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

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Recalled beef may have been sent to 10 states

Federal food safety officials say ground beef recalled by a Detroit business may have been sent to stores in 10 states.

GM recalls 500 pickups, SUVs for air bag controls

Vehicles remain at dealerships, will be fixed before sold

General Motors is recalling about 500 pickup trucks and SUVs to fix faulty air bag controls, its 30th recall so far this year.

Nest recalling 440K smoke alarms for safety risk

Government regulators on Wednesday said that they have approved Nest Labs' plans to fix a feature in its smoke alarms that could prevent them from sounding immediately.

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218K subcompacts added to growing GM recall list

General Motors has added yet another recall to its growing list for the year. The recall of 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo subcompact cars is the company’s 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million. That breaks GM’s previous annual record of 10.75 million set in calendar year 2004.

Hyundai recalling 137,500 Tucson SUVs

Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling 137,500 Tucson SUVs because the air bags aren’t correctly mounted to the steering wheel.

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Parade of GM recalls rolls on; 2.4M more vehicles

Another day, another recall from General Motors. At least that's the way it seems as the automaker reviews safety issues across its line-up of cars and trucks in the wake of a mishandled recall of millions of older small cars.

Kraft recalls cottage cheese due to poor storage

Kraft Foods Group is recalling some of its cottage cheese products, company officials announced Saturday.

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Drivers beware: Your air bag may not deploy

Here's an unsettling fact about cars equipped with air bags: They don't always deploy when drivers — or regulators — expect them to.

Chrysler recalls 780K minivans over window switch

Chrysler is recalling 780,000 minivans to replace window switches that can short-circuit and overheat if exposed to moisture.

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Government says no need to park recalled GM cars

There's no need to tell owners of recalled General Motors small cars to stop driving them, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

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Honda recalling nearly 25,000 Odyssey minivans

Honda is recalling 24,889 Odyssey minivans from the 2014 model year because their side air bags may not deploy during a crash.

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GM recalling 50,000 Cadillac SUVs

General Motors is recalling more than 50,000 luxury SUVs to fix a computer error that can delay acceleration for three or four seconds.

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.

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Documents detail another delayed GM recall

General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.

Recalls this week: lanterns, exercise devices, gun storage

Candle lanterns that can melt and pose a fire hazard and gun storage boxes that can unlock when dropped are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include faulty exercise devices and steel-toed boots.

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Judge won't order recalled GM cars to be parked

A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.

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Toyota, GM recalls push US to near-record pace

Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government.

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