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Japanese, other automakers hit with air bag recall

Six automakers, including Toyota, Honda and Nissan, are recalling nearly 3.4 million older-model vehicles worldwide because of defective air bags that can send shrapnel flying into the passenger compartment.

Chrysler recalls more than 247,000 cars, SUVs

Chrysler Group LLC is recalling more than 247,000 SUVs and cars for several problems, including faulty gas tank hoses, broken drive shafts and air bag warning lights that illuminate when there’s no problem.

CDC: 24 E. coli illnesses linked to frozen foods

Health officials say at least 24 people have become sick from an outbreak of E. coli infections linked to frozen snack foods marketed to children.

Recall: Bugaboo strollers with handle problem

The stroller's carrying handle can break and detach, thus posing a fall hazard. The removable carry handle is used to transport the bassinet or seat separately from the chassis.

Acura recalling TSX sedans for corrosion

Honda Motor Co.’s luxury Acura brand is recalling 76,000 TSX sedans in 22 cold-weather states because corrosion could cause them to stall.

J&J recalls, stops selling 3 versions of K-Y Jelly

Johnson & Johnson has quietly recalled some of its popular personal lubricants in order to avert potentially expensive new regulatory reviews.

Ikea withdraws meatballs in 20 countries

Swedish furniture giant Ikea became entangled in Europe’s widening meat scandal Monday, forced to withdraw meatballs from stores across Europe amid suspicions that they contained horse meat.

Hy-Vee chain recalling dog food

Grocery store chain Hy-Vee says it's recalling some bags of Hy-Vee dog food that might contain a toxin commonly found in corn.

BMW recalls nearly 570,000 cars to fix cables

BMW is recalling almost 570,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a battery cable connector can fail and cause the engines to stall.

Yamaha recalls Zuma 125 scooters

Possible problems with internal fuel pump components increase the risk of a crash

Yamaha is recalling certain model year 2009 YW125 (Zuma 125) scooters manufactured between July 2008 and April 2009 due to possible improper clearances in the internal fuel pump components.

BMW recalls more than 30,000 SUVs to fix brakes

BMW is recalling more than 30,000 SUVs to fix an oil leak that can knock out the power-assisted braking.

Recalls this week: Children's dressers, magnets & more

Two lines of children's dresser's that pose a risk of tipping over and injuring or killing children are among this week's recalled consumer products. Magnet sets that can be dangerous if swallowed and defective child-proof containers for vitamins and medication are also being recalled.

Missouri creamery pulls cheese from store shelves

Missouri health officials say a 250-pound batch of cheese that may be contaminated with a Shiga toxin-producing strain of E. coli is being pulled from store shelves.

Purina, Milo's Kitchen pulling some dog treats

Two makers of pet treats are pulling products from the market because they may contain traces of poultry antibiotics that aren't approved in the U.S.

Vega recalls 30,000-plus motorcycle helmets

Vega Helmet Corp. is recalling more than 30,000 XTS motorcycle helmets after testing found that a few did not meet crash protection safety standards.

Ford recalls Escapes, Fusions for engine fire risk

Ford Motor Co. said Friday that it is recalling more than 89,000 new Escape SUVs and Fusion sedans because the engines can overheat and cause fires.

Recalls this week: Children's riding toys, drills and more

A line of riding toys that can be hazardous to children and cordless drills with an overheating trigger are among the list of products recalled this week. Other recalled products include trampolines, waterslides, and pans.

Recalls this week: Craft kits, pajamas

A line of craft kits that resemble a turkey were recalled because the magnets involved in the assembly pose a serious internal injury risk if they are ingested. Other recalls this week included pajamas that fail to meet flammability standards.

Toyota recalls pickups; spare tires can come loose

Toyota is recalling about 150,000 Tacoma midsize pickups because the spare tires can fall from beneath the trucks. The recalled trucks from the 2001 to 2004 model years were sold or registered in 20 cold-weather states and Washington, D.C.

Norwalk fruit distributor recalls cherry tomatoes

Sold in Missouri and other states

A central Iowa fruit and vegetable distributor is recalling several lots of cherry tomatoes after the grower notified the distributor that Salmonella was found in random sample testing by the Food and Drug Administration.

Recall of 55,455 Britax convertible car seats

The government is alerting consumers to a safety recall announced by Britax Child Safety Inc., involving 55,455 convertible car seats sold in the United States.

Master Forge Recalls Gas Grills

Improper connection of the gas hose could pose a fire and burn hazards

LG Sourcing of North Wilkesboro, NC, is calling about 37,000 Master Forge gas grills.

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Nestle recalls Nesquik due to salmonella risk

Nestle USA is recalling some of its Nesquik chocolate powder because of a possible salmonella risk.

Recall news: Scuba gear and office chairs

The following recalls have been announced: Scuba diving air hoses imported by Innovative Scuba Concepts Inc. and Gruga Office Chairs.

BMW recalls cars over transmission control problem

German automaker BMW is recalling some of its 7-Series luxury cars due to reports of transmission control problems that can cause parked vehicles to roll away.

Nissan recalling certain Altima vehicles

Nissan is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Altima vehicles that total about 13,900 because its bolts could become loose and fall out, increasing the risk of a car crash.

Conn. firm recalls ice cream over salmonella fear

A Connecticut ice cream company says it's recalling a peanut butter and jelly product because it could be contaminated with salmonella.

NM company linked to illness expands peanut recall

A New Mexico food company that produced the peanut butter linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning has expanded an ongoing recall of its products to include raw and roasted peanuts.

Salmonella fear spurs firm to recall dog treats

A pet food company is voluntarily recalling dog treats that could be contaminated with salmonella.

A look at large auto industry recalls

A look at some large recalls in the U.S. auto industry: