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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.

Utah company recalls 90,000 pounds of beef jerky

A Utah company is recalling about 90,000 pounds of beef jerky products that were mislabeled and didn’t list on the packaging the ingredient soy lecithin, an allergen.

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Graco recalling nearly 3.8M child car seats

Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. But the company has drawn the ire of federal safety regulators who say the recall should include another 1.8 million rear-facing car seats designed for infants.

Calif. company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat

A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of meat products because it processed diseased animals without a full federal inspection.

Recalls this week: strollers, pacifiers, beds, smoke detectors and more

More than 200,000 strollers with a hinge capable of amputating a person's finger and pacifiers that pose a choking hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products.

Missouri company recalls chicken salad over soy content

A North Kansas City company is recalling about 2,200 pounds of chicken salads whose labels failed to include soy protein concentrate, which is an allergen.

Britax recalls strollers for amputation risk

Britax is recalling about 216,000 strollers because of a risk to partially amputate fingertips, break fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when pressing the release button while pulling on the release strap.

Government ending Jeep investigation

The government is closing its investigation into older-model Jeeps with fuel tanks that could rupture and cause fires.

SF Bay Area company recalls sausage products

A Northern California company is recalling 740 pounds of its sausage products because they may be contaminated with dangerous toxins.

Girls' coat recalled over strangulation risk

A clothing company is recalling 756 girls jackets sold at Burlington Coat Factory stores in the U.S., saying drawstrings on the jackets pose a risk of strangulation.

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Recalls this week: baby rattles, boilers, jackets and more

A line of baby rattles with pieces that pose a choking hazard and boilers that could pose a carbon monoxide hazard are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include hooded children's clothing and mattresses.

Missouri processor recalls 1,450 pounds of meat

State agriculture officials say about 1,450 pounds of possibly contaminated beef and pork products have been returned to a southwest Missouri processor.

Recalls this week: Infant sandals, bicycle racks and more

A line of infant sandals with a strap that poses a choking hazard and bike racks are among this week's recalled consumer products.

600K baby monitors recalled after 2 deaths

Angelcare Monitors Inc. is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation.

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FDA issues stern warning on Medtronic devices

Federal health officials say that defects in some Medtronic devices used in heart procedures are severe enough that they could cause serious injury or death. The warning covers about 15,000 recalled guidewires, which are inserted through an artery and used to guide other devices into place, such as stents to hold open blocked arteries.

Recalls this week: Children's wagons, bunk beds, pajamas and more

A line of children's wagons with seat backs that can detach unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall out, are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include bunk beds with dangerous guard rail spaces and pajamas that fail to meet flammability standards.

Honda recalls 344,000 Odyssey minivans in US

Honda is recalling 344,000 Odyssey minivans of the 2007-2008 model years to fix a problem that can cause the vehicle to brake suddenly.

Taylor Farms recalls broccoli salad, slaw

Taylor Farms is recalling broccoli salad and slaw sold across 25 eastern and southern states because they contain ingredients that may be contaminated with Listeria.

Kraft recalls string cheese that may spoil early

Kraft Foods Group Inc. is voluntarily recalling some of its Kraft and Polly-O string cheese because they may spoil and change color before the expiration date on the packages.

Recalls this week: Playsets, hooded sweatshirts, lamps, fans

A line of children’s playsets with pieces that pose a choking hazard are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include hooded sweatshirts that pose a strangulation hazard.

Company recalls prepared meats, salads from Topeka plant

Distributed in Missouri and 26 other states

Oregon-based Reser’s Fine Foods is recalling about 22,800 pounds of potentially bacteria-tainted chicken, ham and beef products and refrigerated ready-to-eat salads made at a Topeka, Kan., plant.

Toyota recalls 803K US vehicles for air bag defect

Toyota is recalling 803,000 vehicles in the U.S. because their air bags or power steering could stop working.

FDA: antibiotic recalled due to visible particles

Corrected: Federal health officials are alerting doctors to the recall of an injectable antibiotic made by B. Braun Medical, due to floating particles found in plastic containers of the drug.

BMW recalls more than 134,000 5-Series cars

BMW is recalling more than 134,000 5-Series cars in the U.S. because the rear lights can fail.

Suzuki recalls 193,936 vehicles for air bag defect

Suzuki is recalling 193,936 cars and SUVs because of a defective air bag sensor in the front passenger seat.

Over 2M dehumidifiers recalled, reports of fires

More than 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and more than $2 million in property damage.

J&J recalls Infant Motrin because of plastic specks

Johnson & Johnson is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants formula due to the risk that they contain tiny plastic particles.