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  • Toyota promises to help find cause of Takata airbag defects

    Toyota vowed to help pinpoint the cause of a defect in air bags used in more than 50 million vehicles worldwide, saying the auto industry risks losing the trust of car buyers if the problem drags on unresolved. The air bags, made by Takata Corp. of...
  • Recalls this week: booster seats, gas ranges, crossbows

    A line of children's booster seats with potentially faulty safety straps are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include several types of gas ranges with defects that can cause burn or fire hazards. Here's a more detailed look:...
  • Listeria: FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant

    A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant that had become contaminated with listeria. The company recalled all its products last month after listeria was discovered...
  • Auto industry risks losing public trust forever

    Auto industry risks losing public trust forever
    Ever since the U.S. began seriously regulating automotive safety in the 1970s, deaths on the nation's roadways have been in steady decline. Though the last 40 years have been punctuated by a few notable auto-safety scandals, these have been relatively...
  • Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs

    Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster. On Tuesday Takata doubled the size of its recall to 33.8 million air bags, making it the largest recall in...
  • NHTSA moves to speed up, coordinate Takata recalls

    DETROIT The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday took steps toward exercising legal authority it was first given about 15 years ago as it moves to speed up and coordinate the recall process for millions of cars and trucks with Takata...
  • FDA probe of Jeni's plant finds inadequate testing, cleaning

    FDA probe of Jeni's plant finds inadequate testing, cleaning
    A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant before listeria was discovered in some ice cream pints. The company recalled all its products last month. There are no...
  • What you need to know about the Takata air bag recall

    What you need to know about the Takata air bag recall
    A recall of air bags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. now has the dubious distinction of being the largest in U.S. history. The number of vehicles in the U.S. being recalled because of the defective air bags is doubling to 34 million,...
  • How to check if your car is on the Takata airbag recall list

    How to check if your car is on the Takata airbag recall list
    Federal officials dialed up the largest consumer recall in history Tuesday, ordering auto manufacturers to replace defective airbags made by auto-parts giant Takata in a whopping 33.8 million vehicles. But neither automakers nor the government has...
  • Blue Bell recall lawsuit alleges ice cream caused man's severe illness

    DALLAS A 32�year-old former Houston man who "damn near died" after eating Blue Bell ice cream has filed what attorneys say is probably the first suit to stem from a massive product recall. Blue Bell Creameries officials could not be reached for...
  • Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million

    Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history. The chemical that...