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Recalls this week: Portable heaters, bicycle forks, riding lawn mowers

A line of portable heaters that can overheat and cause a fire are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include defective bicycle forks and riding lawn mowers.

Manda meat products returning to store shelves

Manda Fine Meats' deli and specialty meat products are returning to store shelves this weekend. Manda recalled nearly 490,000 pounds of products made at its Baker plant three weeks ago because of possible Listeria contamination, The U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

Nissan recalls 2013 Altima for spare tire defect

Nissan Motor Co. is recalling 123,308 Altima sedans because their spare tires may be over- or underinflated.

Honda recalls nearly 46,000 Fit Sports

Honda is recalling nearly 46,000 Fit Sport small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with the electronic stability control system.

Louisiana company recalls 468K pounds of meat

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Louisiana-based meat packing company has expanded a recall of meat products because of possible bacterial contamination. No illnesses have been reported

Recalls this week: baby socks, infant clothing, handgun vaults, more

Baby socks with decorations that can pose a choking hazard and handgun vaults that could fail to lock are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include propane cylinders with potential leaks and infant clothing with potentially faulty zippers.

Retailers recall potentially dangerous Buckyball magnet sets

Six retailers have agreed to a voluntary recall of a brand of potentially dangerous high-powered magnet sets after the importer refused to participate.

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.