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Trader Joe's: 'We Urge You to Discard' This Product

Grocery chain recalls Mango Tangerine Scented Candle with 'larger than expected flame'

(Newser) - It probably smells quite lovely, but is the possibility of getting singed (or worse) worth it? Trader Joe's has decided the answer is no when it comes to its Mango Tangerine Scented Candle , which the grocery store chain has now recalled due to a "safety risk." The...

It's Recall No. 4 for the Cybertruck

This time, the wipers, trim piece are problematic for Tesla

(Newser) - Tesla is recalling almost all of its Cybertrucks for a fourth time since it started delivering them in November, the company announced Tuesday. The issues this time around with the 2024 model year are twofold: problems with the windshield wipers and exterior trim. More:
  • The wiper recall: Reuters reports Tesla

Vitamix Owners, Protect Those Fingers

Company issues recall for 569K blending containers, blade bases after dozens of lacerations

(Newser) - It's been dicey business for users of Vitamix brand blenders, leading to a nationwide recall of more than a half million blending containers and blade bases. Per a notice posted Thursday by the Consumer Product Safety Commission , the company said that the recall applies to about 569,000 units...

Owners of Some Older Nissans Warned to Stop Driving Them

US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has warning about 84K vehicles

(Newser) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the owners of almost 84,000 older Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in the US need to stop driving them—now. The affected vehicles have Takata air bags that were recalled in 2020 but have not yet been fixed, CNN reports. The NHTSA announcement...

Nut Products Recalled Over E. Coli, Listeria Risk

Walnuts linked to E. coli outbreak, Planters products linked to listeria risk

(Newser) - At least a dozen people in California and Washington have been sickened with E. coli food poisoning linked to organic walnuts sold in bulk in 19 states, US health officials said Tuesday. The nuts were sold in natural food and co-op stores such as Whole Foods and Market of Choice,...

Safety Agency: Don't Use Starbucks Holiday Mugs

Gift sets also were sold online and at Target, Walmart

(Newser) - More than 440,000 Starbucks-branded mugs made by Nestle and sold during the winter holidays are being recalled after reports of some users receiving burns or lacerations, according to a federal safety agency. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the mugs, when microwaved or filled with extremely hot liquid, can...

Tesla Recalling Nearly All Cars in US Again

This time, it's because the warning lights are too small on instruments panel

(Newser) - Tesla is recalling nearly all its vehicles sold in the US to fix an unusual safety issue—warning lights on the instrument panel are too small, reports the AP . The recall affects more than 2 million vehicles and is slightly bigger than one of two months ago that involved a...

Toyota, GM: Don't Drive These Cars Until You Get Them Fixed

Automakers recall 61K older Corolla, Matrix, RAV4, Pontiac Vibe vehicles over airbag issues

(Newser) - Toyota and General Motors are telling the owners of about 61,000 older Corolla, Matrix, RAV4, and Pontiac Vibe models to stop driving them because their Takata airbag inflators are at risk of exploding and hurling shrapnel, per the AP .
  • The urgent warning Monday covers certain Corolla compact cars and

Philips to Halt Sales of CPAP Devices, Could Lose $400M

Global recall of 5M sleep apnea machines came about from risk of users inhaling particles, fumes

(Newser) - The company behind a global recall of sleep apnea machines said Monday it will stop selling the devices in the US, under a tentative agreement with regulators that could cost it nearly $400 million. Device maker Philips has recalled more than 5 million pressurized breathing machines due to risks that...

Company Recalls Contaminated Cough Syrup

Notice applies to 8 lots of Robitussin Honey

(Newser) - Haleon says it's voluntarily recalling eight lots of its Robitussin Honey cough syrup with expiration dates in 2025 and 2026 because of the risk of microbial contamination. The company says it hasn't received any reports of adverse events, and healthy individuals probably aren't at risk, but the...

Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers
Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers

Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers

2011-2019 SUVs have trim piece that can fly off

(Newser) - Ford is recalling nearly 1.9 million Explorer SUVs in the US because a trim piece can fly off and create a hazard for other drivers. As the AP reports, the recall covers Explorers from the 2011 through 2019 model years. Documents posted Wednesday by the US National Highway Traffic...

Tesla Yanks Nearly All Its US Vehicles Over Autopilot Issues

US safety regulators say the company will send out software update to fix problems with 2M vehicles

(Newser) - Tesla is recalling more than 2 million vehicles across its model lineup to fix a defective system that's supposed to ensure drivers are paying attention when they use Autopilot. Documents posted Wednesday by US safety regulators say the company will send out a software update to fix the problems....

8 Now Dead in Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Cantaloupe

And hundreds more have been sickened in US, Canada

(Newser) - A salmonella outbreak tied to tainted cantaloupe has now killed eight people—three in the US and five in Canada, health officials reported Thursday. Dozens more illnesses were reported by both countries, the AP reports. In the US, at least 230 people have been ill in 38 states and 96...

Salmonella Infections Linked to Cantaloupe Kill 3

Authorities warn people not to eat pre-cut cantaloupe if they don't know the source

(Newser) - Consumers shouldn't eat pre-cut cantaloupe if they don't know the source, US health officials said Thursday, as the number of illnesses and recalls tied to a deadly salmonella outbreak grows. At least 117 people in 34 US states have been sickened by contaminated cantaloupe, including 61 who were...

These 'Fun' Chicken Nuggets May Have Metal in Them

Tyson Foods recalls nearly 30K pounds

(Newser) - Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 30,000 pounds of breaded chicken "Fun Nuggets'' after consumers complained of finding metal pieces in the dinosaur-shaped patties, the AP reports. The nuggets, sold in 29-ounce bags, were produced on Sept. 5 by the Berryville, Arkansas, company. Tyson informed the US Department...

FDA: These Eyedrops Could Blind You
FDA Warns:
These Eyedrops
Could Blind You

FDA Warns: These Eyedrops Could Blind You

Affected eyedrops should no longer be used, agency warns

(Newser) - US health regulators are warning consumers not to use more than two dozen varieties of over-the-counter eyedrops because of the risk of infections that could lead to blindness, the AP reports. The Food and Drug Administration advisory applies to lubricating drops sold by six companies, including CVS Health, Target, Rite...

Thousands of Cantaloupes Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall

(Newser) - Nearly 6,500 cases of whole cantaloupes sold in 19 states earlier this month are being recalled due to potential salmonella contamination. The cantaloupes, distributed by Eagle Produce and sold under the brand name Kandy Produce, all have the UPC number code 4050 and lot codes 797901,797900, or 804918,...

Another Massive Recall for Hyundai and Kia

3.4M vehicles recalled over fire risk; owners warned to park outside, away from structures

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia are recalling nearly 3.4 million vehicles in the US and again telling owners to park them outside due to the risk of engine compartment fires. As the AP reports, the recalls cover multiple car and SUV models from the 2010 through 2019 model years, including Hyundai'...

Kraft Recalls Potentially 'Unpleasant' Cheese Slices

Company says the wrappers could pose choking hazard

(Newser) - Kraft Heinz said Tuesday it's recalling more than 83,000 cases of individually-wrapped Kraft Singles American processed cheese slices because part of the wrapper could stick to the slice and become a choking hazard. The company, which is based in Chicago and Pittsburgh, said one of its wrapping machines...

There's a New Fire Risk for Some Hyundai, Kia Owners
Hyundai, Kia Recall 92K Cars

Hyundai, Kia Recall 92K Cars

Carmakers would like owners to park vehicles outside due to fire risk

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia are telling the owners of nearly 92,000 vehicles in the US to park them outside because an electronic controller in an oil pump can overheat and cause fires. The affiliated Korean automakers are recalling the vehicles and also are telling owners to park them away from...

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