On Wednesday, Toyota, Lexus and Scion announced the recall of 1.7 million North American vehicles that were manufactured with deadly Takata front passenger airbag inflators.
The recall is part of the largest series of recalls in automotive history, the Takata Airbag Safety Recall. So far, the recall has involved 19 automakers and tens of millions of airbags.
The Takata inflators can explode with too much force upon deployment, making it possible that they would hurl deadly shrapnel at passengers. At least 23 people have been killed worldwide as a result of the airbags, according to USA Today.
This latest recall is for certain Toyota, Lexus and Scion models.
Affected Toyota models include the 2010 through 2016 4Runner, the 2010 through 2013 Corolla, the 2010 through 2013 Matrix and the 2011 through 2014 Sienna.
J.H. Routh Packing Co., a Sandusky, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 1,719 pounds of raw pork sausage products that may be contaminated with rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday.
The products were shipped to retail locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Kentucky.
In cooperation with Olde York Potato Chips, the chain is recalling 96 cases’ worth of Clancy’s Wavy Potato Chips, the company announced in a release, calling it “a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of milk resulting from product mislabeling.”
ALDI has taken the chips off its shelves from stores that carried the cases, including many in the Pittsburgh area. Customers who bought the chips can discard them or return them for full refunds, the company said.
(CNN)Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, Inc., is recalling approximately 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday.The recall was announced as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 52 new cases of illness associated with the outbreak. This brings the total number of illnesses to 216 people across 38 states since the outbreak began in November 2017. Eighty-four people have been hospitalized and one death has been reported.
Ford is recalling more than 874,000 F-Series pickup trucks with engine block heaters in North America because of fire risks.
The recall includes certain F-150 models from 2015 through 2019, in addition to the F-250, 350, 450 and 550 from 2017 through 2019.
Ford said that water and contaminants can enter the heater cable and cause corrosion, which can then cause electrical shorts and possible fires. An engine block heater helps the engine start and ensures the vehicle warms up quicker than it normally would otherwise in very cold weather.
Eighty-seven more people have been sickened with salmonella linked to recalled beef products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
A total of 333 have become ill and 91 have been hospitalized since illnesses began in August. No deaths have been reported.
Illnesses have been reported in 28 states; Michigan, Mississippi and West Virginia are the latest. The CDC said the outbreak investigation is ongoing.
JBS Tolleson Inc. has recalled more than 12 million pounds of beef products that might have been contaminated with salmonella. The products were produced and packaged between July 26 and September 7, distributed nationwide and sold in more than 100 stores. A list of the states and distributors that received the contaminated meat, including Walmart and Kroger, is available from the US Department of Agriculture.
The Items being recalled are 9 Lives Protein Plus with Tuna and chicken, with a best if used by date of March 27, 2020, through November 14th, 2020.
Also, 9 Lives Protein Plus with Tuna and Liver with a best by date of April 17th, 2020 through September 14th, 2020.
The products are distributed by the J.M. Smucker Company. So far there are no reports of cats becoming ill, but the recall is out of an abundance of caution since Thiamine is an essential ingredient for cats according to the agency.
Symptoms of deficiency include decreased appetite, salivation, vomiting, failure to grow, and weight loss. Advanced cases could cause seizures and even sudden death.
Pet parents who have this product should stop feeding it to their cats and dispose of the product.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Del Monte Foods Inc. is recalling62,242 cases of Fiesta Corn Season with Red & Green Peppers as a precautionary measure after the food wasn’t processed correctly – which could lead to deadly contamination.
The recall effects 25 states and 12 international locations.
Del Monte says in a news release , “These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. It is important to note that there have been no reports of illness associated with these products to date.”
CTI Foods has voluntarily recalled 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean Heat ‘n Serve Original Sausage Links, over concerns about contamination by metal fragments.
Officials have issued a recall for infant ibuprofen.
According to the manufacturer, Tris Pharma, the recalled products “have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen.” It could be potentially dangerous for babies and could cause nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain or diarrhea.
(CNN)JBS Tolleson Inc. is recalling more than 5.1 million pounds of raw beef products that may be tainted with salmonella, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Tuesday.The recalled beef was produced and packaged between July 26 and September 7, according to the service. The products have been distributed nationwide andinclude the brands Kroger, Cedar River Farms, Grass Run Farms and JBS generic.
Sunshine Mills — the maker of multiple dogfood brands — has issued a voluntary recall for three of its brands due to potentially elevated levels of Vitamin D — which could make your dog sick.
Evolve Puppy, Sportman’s Pride Large Breed Puppy and Triumph Chicken and Rice Dog Food with the “Best Buy Date Code of November 1, 2018 through November 8, 2019” have all been affected in the recall, the Food and Drug AdministrationOpens a New Window. (FDA) said.
CINCINNATI (WKRC) – A pet food company is voluntarily recalling one of the dog food formulas after customers complained that it made their pets ill. Nutrisca, of Saint Louis, Missouri is recalling their “Nutrisca® Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food” for elevated levels of Vitamin D. “Dogs ingesting elevated levels of Vitamin D may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, loss of appetite, increased thirst, increased urination, excessive drooling, and weight loss.
DO NOT eat the recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal—so far 5 PA’ians have been affected. If you have already eaten some of the cereal, throw the rest of it away or return it for a refund. Contact a health care provider if you think you got sick from consuming recalled cereal.
RECALL: Do not eat recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. This cereal has been linked to an outbreak of 73 Salmonella infections from 31 states. https://go.usa.gov/xQtxX
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The chicken was sold in 3-pound plastic bags of “UNCOOKED, BREADED, ORIGINAL CHICKEN TENDERLOINS,” with a lot code of 1378NLR02, the USDA said.