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18,000 baby dressers recalled after two toddler deaths

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GM recalls over 12,000 2012 and 2013 Chevys and Buicks

The Los Angeles Times (1/31, Undercoffler) reports that General Motors has announced a pair of recalls. “The first recall is for 8,519 Chevy Malibu sedans from the 2013 model year.” The NHTSA says one or more bolts in the vehicles’ rear suspension may not have been fastened tight enough which could cause “sudden changes in […]

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FDA believes pet jerky is responsible for 500 canine deaths

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Columbia Sportswear and CPSC recall 33 jackets with defective battery packs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Columbia Sportswear announced a voluntary recall of 33 electrically-heated Columbia jackets on Wednesday, January 9, 2013.  Each jacket contains two Omni-Heat Lithium-Polymer Rechargeable Batteries with a defect that causes overheating, making the jackets a fire hazard. Although there were no incidents reported in the U.S., CPSC received a […]

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Health food company recalls granola due to undeclared allergen

Colorado company Udi’s Healthy Foods, LLC, has issued a recall of 12-ounce bags of its gluten-free Au Naturel granola due to an undeclared allergen. The company said the products may contain almonds, which is not listed on the label. The products were distributed in California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Staff Report, PR […]

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General Motors recalls 69,000 trucks, SUVs and vans

General Motors has issued a recall of almost 69,000 trucks, SUVs and vans worldwide because they can roll away unexpectedly. The recall covers the 2013 Chevy Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Avalanche and Express as well as certain GMC and Cadillac models. The company said the vehicles may have been equipped with faulty park lock cables. Wire […]

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