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…