| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has threatened Foster Farms with shutting down the three plants involved in the recent salmonella outbreak, according to a NBC News report Wednesday. And Consumer Reports magazine said that it had tested samples of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I recently returned from Las Vegas, a city that seems determined to punish nongamblers such as myself by charging exorbitant rates for everyday items.
Among my transactions during a three-day visit: $7 for a Diet Pepsi, $8 for a Bud Light and $30 for a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Suzuki is recalling nearly 200,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix an airbag sensor that could cause it to deploy improperly during an accident.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the recall affects 193,936 Grand Vitara SUVs from the...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:35 PM
General Mills announced today a voluntary Class II recall of a limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing. No other flavors or varieties of Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls or Pillsbury dough products are being recalled. Pillsbury...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Toyota announced Wednesday it was voluntarily recalling about 235,000 vehicles for two separate issues.
The first recall affects the Toyota Highlander Hybrid for 2006-10 and the Lexus RX400h hybrid for 2006-10. Toyota said a component of the hybrid...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Over the last decade more and more U.S. children have ended up in the emergency room after swallowing magnets, according to new data.
"We expected the numbers would be increasing, but we were surprised by how dramatic the rise...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Hyundai and Kia are recalling about 270,000 vehicles in three separate actions, according to the Chicago Tribune. Hyundai is recalling 240,000 model-year 2006-10 Sonata sedans and 2006-11 Azera sedans due to a corrosion problem that could affect rear-...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A new federal auto recall search rule will make it easier for car owners and buyers to figure out whether a vehicle needs fixing.
Under the rule, automakers must provide a free online tool that will allow owners, or shoppers hunting for a used car, to...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:55 PM
I fondly recall those precocious toddler years when I used to watch my mother as she followed her nightly beauty regime. It was all organic and healthy, mind you, and consisted of only warm water mixed with a dab of honey and a tablespoon of raw oats....
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:34 AM
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's largest dairy exporter, on Saturday said it had found a bacteria which can cause botulism in some of its dairy products, prompting China to issue a recall of affected products.
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:40 PM
People sometimes ask me whether a product or company is reliable, or if I can recommend a business or professional to do work for them. I'm usually not in a position to make such endorsements. Instead, I point people to places where they can do their...