The hunt is on for elusive baby formula

May 2, 2022
A product recall plus, yes, supply chain woes have some parents driving hours to satisfy their child's nutritional needs.
Baby formula has been pricier and in short supply thanks to supply chain issues and a February product recall.
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Senate subcommittee hearing to review status of airbag recall

Mar 20, 2018
A U.S. Senate subcommittee on commerce is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday on the status of  the long-running Takata airbag recall. The government’s traffic safety agency says it’s the largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history. Where does the recall stand? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

Recall of Samsung Galaxy Note7 is now official

Sep 15, 2016
Problems with the phones' batteries exploding and catching fire have been known for weeks
DJ Koh, president of mobile communications business at Samsung, holds a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as he speaks during a launch event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
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Takata, Toyota, GM: how do companies survive recalls?

May 25, 2015
Product recalls happen all the time. Just last week, there were 11 not including food products.

Why the Cruze recall won't hurt GM's bottom line

Jun 26, 2014
GM has recalled 20 million vehicles this year.

FDA to food industry: Food safety plans are required

Jan 4, 2013
The long-awaited FDA rules focus on preventing outbreaks of food-borne illnesses, rather than tracking after the fact how they occurred.

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Product safety commission sues Buckyball magnets

Jul 25, 2012
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has filed a complaint against Buckyballs, the maker of the popular magnet toys.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says children are choking on buckyballs, the magnets seen above, and has filed a complaint.
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The role of unions in building a strong middle class

Jun 4, 2012
Many Americans agree that the country's economy needs a stronger middle-class. But American voters seem divided on the role that unions play in providing that.

Wisconsin governor's recall unites public safety workers

Jun 4, 2012
When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker changed his state's collective bargaining laws, it galvanized one unlikely group: police, firefighters and corrections officers.