Spaghettios Recall Affects 355,000 Cans

Campbell Soup Company has issued a voluntary recall of a few hundred thousand cans of Spaghettios. The company says it is “due to a potential choking hazard posed by pieces of red plastic found in a small number of cans.…

Kia Sorento Recall Affects Hundreds of Thousands of Cars

Kia is recalling hundreds of thousands of Sorentos in order to replace the brake-shift interlock mechanism. According to the car company, excessive force applied to the gear shift lever, the brake-shift interlock mechanism may chip or crack. The recall affects…

Cheerios Recall: Gluten-Free Boxes May Contain Wheat, Says General Mills

If you recently purchased a box of “gluten-free” Cheerios, it may not actually be gluten-free. General Mills is “embarrassed and sorry” to have to recall approximately 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios. The Cheerios recall amount to…

Groupon Recalls Fake, Possibly Holey Condoms

Groupon Australia has admitted that it sold a bunch of counterfeit condoms that may, in fact, be full of holes. The condoms were sold between March 12 and April 10. If you do the math, and it’s not a hard…

Velveeta Recall Issued Over Lack of Preservative, Probably Won’t Affect Your Party Dip

Months after we all survived the great Velveeta shortage of 2014, some cheese dip aficionados in the Midwest may have a problem finding a box of the pasteurized cheese product at their local Walmarts. Kraft has issued a voluntary recall…

Google’s Nest Smoke Alarms Recalled

Google has only owned Nest for just over three months, and its smoke alarms are already being recalled. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall covering all Nest Protect smoke alarms sold (there are 440,000 of them).…

General Motors Being Fined For Unanswered Questions

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…

Chrysler Recalls SUVs Over Brake Corrosion

Chrysler Group today issued a recall on nearly 900,000 SUVs due to problems with the vehicles’ brake systems. The defect could cause brake pedals to become more firm than normal. The recall specifically affects some models of Jeep Grand Cherokee…

General Motors Recalls Vehicles Over Power Steering Issue

General Motors this week issued a sweeping recall that affects more than 1.3 million Chevrolet, Saturn, and Pontiac vehicles. The defect causing the recall involves the sudden loss of electric power steering experience by some drivers of older GM models.…

Alli Weight Loss Products Recalled

GlaxoSmithKline this week recalled all alli-branded weight loss products from store shelves in the U.S. The company believes that production of the diet pills may have been tampered with. “Safety is our first priority and we are asking retailers and…

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.…

Dyxon Vacuums Issues Recall For Fan Heaters

Dyson, the company best-known for its line of complicated-but-effective vacuum cleaners, this week issued a recall for two different models of its blade-less fan heaters. According to Dyson the company is working with regulatory agencies on a plan to “address…

Toyota Recalls 1.9 Million Prius Hybrids Over Software Glitch

Toyota is recalling nearly 1.9 million Prius cars to fix a software malfunction that in the worst case scenario, could cause the hybrid vehicles to lose power and shut down mid-drive. Around 700,000 of the cars are being recalled in…

Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Recalled Over Food Poisoning Concerns

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

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

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…

Trader Joe’s Recalls Cold Salads and Wraps

Trader Joe’s is a grocery store that purposely only carriers a limited amount of products to give its shoppers an intimate shopping experience. They are usually located in quaint strip malls or in small stores that do not overwhelm their…

Toyota Recall Affects 803,000 Vehicles, Company Warns of Possible Airbag Malfunction

Toyota has just announced a voluntary recall that affects more than 800,000 vehicles. The recall affects 2012-2013 models of the Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, and the Venza. According to Toyota, the reason for the recall is an issue…

Toyota Recalls Vehicles For 8th Time This Year

On Thursday, September 26, 2013, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. announced that they are recalling approximately 694,000 vehicles. The 2004-2005 and 2007-2009 models of Sienna minivans are being recalled due to a shift lever problem, mostly throughout North America. 615,000…

Motrin Recalled Over Plastic Particles

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this weekend announced that McNeil Consumer Healthcare is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants’ Drops. The product has been recalled over fears of possible contamination with “tiny” plastic particles. The plastic particles, measuring…