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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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Government safety agency missed Cobalt clues

Drivers reported cars stalled without warning

For years, the U.S. government's auto safety watchdog sent form letters to worried owners of the Chevrolet Cobalt and other General Motors small cars, saying it didn't have enough information about problems with unexpected stalling to establish a trend or open an investigation.

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GM adding 971,000 vehicles to ignition recall

General Motors is boosting by 971,000 the number of small cars being recalled worldwide for a defective ignition switch, saying cars from the model years 2008-2011 may have gotten the part as a replacement.

Wal-Mart recalling 174,000 dolls over burn risk

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is recalling 174,000 dolls because the toy can overheat and potentially burn consumers.

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Families in Wis. crash that killed 2 girls sue GM

The families of three teenagers killed or injured in a 2006 Wisconsin car crash are suing General Motors, alleging that the company was negligent in designing its small cars and committed fraud by not disclosing facts about the defects.

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Barra apologizes for deaths tied to recalled cars

The top executive of General Motors apologized for deaths linked to the delayed recall of 1.6 million small cars, saying the company took too long to tell owners to bring the cars in for repairs.

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GM to offer loaner cars, cash to small-car owners

General Motors is offering free loaner cars and $500 toward a new GM vehicle to more than a million owners of compact cars that are being recalled for a deadly ignition switch defect. But the owners have to ask in order to get the benefits.

Furniture maker renews warning after 2 kids die

Lane Home Furniture urged people to check if they own a cedar chest it stopped making nearly 30 years ago, after two children recently suffocated to death inside of them.

Ottomans recalled due to suffocation risk

Rowe Fine Furniture Inc. is recalling about 220 ottomans because young children could become trapped inside its storage compartment and suffocate.

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GM expands recalls; watchdog opens probe

The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog is investigating whether General Motors acted quickly enough to recall 1.6 million older-model small cars in a case linked to 13 deaths.

Recalls this week: teething toys, children's shoes, jackets

A line of teething toys that pose a choking hazard to infants, along with children's shoes and jackets, are among this week's recalled consumer products.

FitBit halts Force wristband sales due to rashes

Wearable technology maker Fitbit Inc. has stopped sales of its $130 Force wristband and is recalling it after the fitness gear caused skin problems for some customers.

1 dead, babies ill from listeria linked to cheese

One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese.

Nestle recalls some of its Hot Pockets

Nestle is voluntarily recalling two of its Hot Pockets products as part of a larger meat recall.