SWEDESBORO, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says thousands of pounds of salad products are being recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination.
A line of comforters are being recalled this week because of the potential presence of mold. Other recalled consumer products include digital camera power adapters and bar stools.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Hudson comforters by UGG. They were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond stores and at www.bedbathandbeyond.com from August 2017 through October 2017.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Costly product recalls and lower sales took a bite out of Ford's first-quarter profit.
Ford Motor Co.'s net income fell 35 percent to $1.6 billion, or 40 cents per share, in the first quarter.
The Dearborn-based automaker had warned investors and analysts to expect weaker results in the January-March period. Ford earned a record pretax profit in the first quarter of 2016.
Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday in U.S. federal court. The company agreed to pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for concealing a deadly defect in millions of air bags, which led to the largest product recall in U.S. history. Takata's air bags have killed at least 16 people worldwide and injured at least 180.
The following is a timeline of key events in the Takata recall.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Nov. 25 about the week's consumer product recalls, The Consumer Product Safety Commission incorrectly listed a laptop battery recall. The recall of HP batteries from 2006 was mistakenly relisted while improvements were being made to the agency's website.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Recalls this week: air valves and carpet cleaners
Recalls this week include, carpet cleaners, chairs, air valves, off-road vehicles
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. safety regulators announced a formal recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphone Thursday after a spate of fires led to injuries and property damage — along with a global marketing headache for the South Korean tech giant.
"Because this product presents such a serious fire hazard, I am urging all consumers ... to take advantage of this recall right away," said Elliot Kaye, chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.