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Faulty Child Locks Cause Ford Recall

Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall of 2013 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles due to mechanical issues with the child locks. The company said the child locks on the rear left doors were improperly made, meaning the locks can fail to engage. The recall covers more than 5,600 vehicles. Jonathan Welsh, WSJ Blogs 03/17/2013 […]

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FDA Recalls Medication Used to Treat a Virus in AIDS Patients

MedPage Today (2/19, Gever) reports that the Food and Drug Administration announced that Gilead Sciences has issued a voluntary recall for “one lot of cidofovir for intravenous infusion (Vistide),” which is used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in patients with AIDS, because of some vials contain an unknown particulate. The recall “involves lot number B120217A, with an expiration […]

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18,000 baby dressers recalled after two toddler deaths

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Honda Recalls 750,000 Pilot and Odyssey Models

Honda has issued a recall of almost 750,000 Pilot and Odyssey vehicles due to problems with the driver’s-side airbags. The company said that issues during assembly may keep the airbag from deploying properly in the event of a crash. There have been no crashes or injuries reported related to the recalled vehicles. Wire Report, Detroit […]

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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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