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General Motors Being Fined For Unanswered Questions

General Motors Being Fined For Unanswered Questions

By Sean Patterson April 10, 2014

General Motors is now facing a crisis over its inaction with regards to important safety recalls over the past decade. Last week GM CEO Mary Barra testified before a U.S. congressional subcommittee hearing on the company’s ignition switch recall. The …

Toyota Settlement Pays $1.2 Billion to the U.S. Toyota Settlement Pays $1.2 Billion to the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that Toyota Motor Corporation has agreed to pay $1.2 billion to the U.S. to settle a criminal wire fraud charge. It is the largest financial penalty of this kind imposed by the U.S. …

GM Recalls Affect 3.1 Million Vehicles GM Recalls Affect 3.1 Million Vehicles

On Monday, General Motors CEO Mary Barra released a video message for GM employees announcing the recall of 1.5 million vehicles due to faulty engineering. In her message, Barra stated that “Something went wrong with our process in this instance, …

Chevy Recall Comes 10 Years After Finding Defect Chevy Recall Comes 10 Years After Finding Defect

Recently General Motors (GM) recalled over 700,000 vehicles, including the Chevy Cobalt 2005 – 2007 models, as well as the 2007 Pontiac G5 cars, because of an ignition switch defect that was linked to six deaths. Since then GM has …

Hot Pockets Recalled For Containing Diseased Animals Hot Pockets Recalled For Containing Diseased Animals

When you’re looking for that “crispy, crunchy, tender, flaky crust”, you know you’ve found it with a quality product like Hot Pockets… or did you? If you’ve consumed your weight (and who wouldn’t?) in Hot Pockets’ “Philly Steak and Cheese” …

Jerky Recall: Utah Company Products Contain Allergen Jerky Recall: Utah Company Products Contain Allergen
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Well, it appears that 2014 is starting off pretty rough for beef. Just when this meat recall epidemic could not get any worst, another company has asked distributors to take their products off of store shelves. This time, however, the …

Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Recalled Uncle Ben's Infused Rice Recalled

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Mars Foodservices today issued a recall of all Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice. The recall pertains to both five- and 25-pound bags of such rice. Other types of Uncle Ben rice, including Ready …

Hubbard Life, Joy Combo Pet Food Recalled Hubbard Life, Joy Combo Pet Food Recalled

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Pro-Pet today announced a large recall for certain brands of Pro-Pet dog and cad food. A field test of the food found possible salmonella contamination on a Pro-Pet production line. Though no …

Small Number of Pringles Chip Cans Recalled Small Number of Pringles Chip Cans Recalled

Cylindrical cans of Pringles are a mainstay of American grocery store snack food aisles, but some Pringles chips will soon be pulled from store shelves before customers can even get a chance to pop them. Kellogg’s today announced a recall …

Tesla Stock Rises After Auto Show Announcement Tesla Stock Rises After Auto Show Announcement
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The fourth quarter was a definite success for Tesla Motors Inc. The electric car maker indicated yesterday that its Model S sedan deliveries surpassed original predictions by 20 percent. As Tesla delivered about 6,900 sedans during the quarter, shares shot …

Japan - Huge recall after pesticides found in food Japan - Huge recall after pesticides found in food
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Frozen foods in Japan have sickened 350 people and counting due to food poisoning. The frozen food products are said to be tainted with a pesticide according to Japanese public broadcaster NHK. The company Maruhu Nichiro Holdings, after learning of …

Wal-Mart Recalls Tainted Donkey Meat In China Wal-Mart Recalls Tainted Donkey Meat In China
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Wal-Mart is recalling donkey meat at some of its stores in China. Donkey meat may not appeal to some Western palates, but in China they eat donkey. Tests revealed that donkey meat which was sold to Chinese consumers contained DNA …

Escape Recall: The Seventh Since July 2012 Escape Recall: The Seventh Since July 2012

It may be time to escape if you’re an Escape owner. And you may want to do it with another car. Ford is recalling the Escape again for the seventh time since July 2012. This time the SUV is being …

Dodge Ram Recall: 1.2 Million Trucks Being Recalled Dodge Ram Recall: 1.2 Million Trucks Being Recalled
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Chrysler recently released a statement saying they will be recalling approximately 1.2 million Dodge Ram trucks after accidents were reported due to the loss of steering. In the statement, Chrysler said they were “aware of six accidents and two injuries …

Trader Joe's Recalls Foods in E. Coli Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalls Foods in E. Coli Outbreak

Heads up–if you have recently purchased a pre-made salad or sandwich wrap from Trader Joe’s, you may want to think twice before eating it. Due to an E. coli outbreak, Trader Joe’s and other stores have recalled certain pre-made items …

Kraft Recalls String Cheese That May Spoil Early Kraft Recalls String Cheese That May Spoil Early

Kraft Foods Group Incorporated has issued a voluntary recall on some of its string cheese products that may spoil before the expiration date marked on the package. According to a press release on the company’s website, approximately 735,000 cases of …

Jerky Treats Recall Leaves 600 Pets Dead Jerky Treats Recall Leaves 600 Pets Dead
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Dogs and their owners have been in for a shock for about a year, now, on account of a terrifying string of deaths, illnesses, and injuries relating to the recall of three major brand’s jerky treats for dogs. Though the …