Recalls Articles

Weight Loss Supplements Recalled Over Banned Ingredients
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Bethel Nutritional Consulting this week recalled the company’s “Quick Thin” and “Bethel Advance” products. The recall was issued due to the FDA finding banned substances inside the capsules. FDA tests on the …

Millions of Blood Glucose Test Strips Recalled by the FDA
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that Nova Diabetes Care has voluntarily recalled its glucose test strips. The recalled strips are marketed under the “Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips” and “Nova Max Plus Glucose Meter Kits” …

Chrysler Recalls Nearly 800,000 Vehicles For Airbag, Head-Restraint Flaws Chrysler Recalls Nearly 800,000 Vehicles For Airbag, Head-Restraint Flaws

Car manufacturer Chrysler Group this week issued two recalls for nearly 800,000 vehicles over airbag and head-restraint system flaws. One recall involves 282,000 minivans that have flawed airbag-control software. The software is programmed to deploy side airbags on the opposite …

Subaru Recall: 2013 Outback Steering Column Issues

Last month, car manufacturer Subaru issued a recall for 2013 Outback and Legacy vehicles, which could have a serious (and potentially deadly) flaw. Subaru and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the recall for all 2013 Outback and …

Tesla Recall: CEO Elon Musk Points to Weakened Weld, Issues Proactive Partial Recall for Model S Tesla Recall: CEO Elon Musk Points to Weakened Weld, Issues Proactive Partial Recall for Model S

Tesla Motors has issued the first recall on its full-sized luxury sedan, the Model S. It’s a partial recall on Model S vehicles manufactured between May 10th and June 8th of this year. According to Tesla, “the attachment strength of …

Tesla Announces Recall For Model S Tesla Announces Recall For Model S

Tesla, the California-based electric car manufacturer, today announced a recall for its Model S vehicle. The company is voluntarily recalling Model S cars manufactured between May 10 and June 8 of this year due to a defect in the strength …

Beef Recall: National Beef Could Contain E. Coli
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The National Beef Packing company this week recalled almost 23,000 pounds of ground beef over fears it could be contaminated with E. coli. The Missouri company issued the recall after the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection …

Pet Food Recall: Dog, Cat Food Contaminated With Salmonella
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Natura Pet Products today recalled six different brands of dog and cat food over potential Salmonella contamination. The recall was made after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) test returned positive for Salmonella on a single sample. The products …

GM Recalls 200K SUVs Over Fire Concerns GM Recalls 200K SUVs Over Fire Concerns

GM this week is recalling 193,652 SUVs over concerns that they could catch fire. Dealers were notified of the recall on Monday, and GM will be mailing letters to vehicle owners on July 24. The vehicles involved include the 2006 …

Frozen Pizza Recall Expanded Over E. Coli Concerns
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Back on March 28, Rich Products Corporation issued a recall for Farm Rich-branded products such as Mini Quesadillas, Mini Pizza Slices, Philly Cheese Steaks, and Mozzarella Bites. The recall was issued over concerns that the food could be contaminated with …

Sausage Recalled by Smithfield Packing

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that the Smithfield Packing Company is recalling around 38,000 pounds of pork sausage. In a statement, the FSIS said that the meat could contain “small pieces of …

Nap Nanny Recalled After Baby Deaths
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Four major retailers have agreed to a voluntary recall of the “Nap Nanny” product made by the company Baby Matters. Amazon, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com, and Toys R Us/Babies R Us are all participating in the recall. The CPSC is …

BP Recalls Gas After Motorists Rack up Huge Repair Bills

BP this week issued a recall on a 50,000 barrel batch of gasoline shipped to Northwestern Indiana fuel distributors. The recall covers all unleaded regular gas shipped from the Whiting, Indiana fuel storage terminal between August 13 – 17. In …

Baby Food Recall Shows Social Media Done Right
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Plum Organics, a company that makes baby food, has issued a voluntary recall of a "small portion" of its Apple & Carrot Baby Food in Portable Pouches. The reason is that a routine test determined the formulation was incorrect.

How Badly Do You Want to Work at Google?

Jeff Barr recalls the interview process he went through with Google – he didn’t join – and shares an email from a Google recruiter, outlining the laundry list of steps you need to do, just for the phone interview!

Recalls Rise In Search Significance

Almost one month ago, fellow WebProNews writer Jason Lee Miller covered the Menu Foods pet food scare.  To date, his article has garnered 47 responses – a WebProNews record, as far as I know, and that proves a point: various recalls have become a very big deal in recent days.

Battery Busters: HP & Apple Recalls

California computer manufacturers Hewlett-Packard and Apple issued recalls for lithium-ion batteries on certain notebook computers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued the orders for both companies. Both companies’ batteries experienced the same problems, which is overheating and possible melting due to an internal short.

John Walton Dies in Plane Crash in Wyoming

The son of Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart, died in a plane crash around Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming yesterday at 1:20 P.M. local time.

Guidant Recalls Dangerous Defibrillators

Yesterday, an announcement was made that Guidant Corp. is recalling several types of cardiac defibrillators, which are implanted in nearly 50,000 people around the world.

Guidant Recalls Defibrillators That are Implanted in 50,000 People

Today Guidant Corp. announced that it is voluntarily recalling cardiac defibrillators, which about 50,000 people around the world have implanted in them.

Toyota Recalls 880,000 Automobiles Around The World

Toyota is recalling about 880,000 sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and pick-up trucks around the world because of a defect in the front suspension that can cause steering problems.