Product Recall News

Tesla Recalls Nearly 1.1 Million Vehicles to Update Window Reversing Software

Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the window automatic reversal system may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction, increasing the risk of injury. The electric vehicle manufacturer told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) it …

Toyota Reaches Potential $150M Settlement Over Fuel Pump Recalls

Toyota Motor Corp. reached a settlement potentially worth $150 million to resolve U.S. class-action litigation tied to recalls of about 3.36 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles whose defective fuel pumps could cause engines to stall. A preliminary settlement was filed …

Record-Breaking Pace for U.S. Product Recalls, Says Sedgwick

The number of U.S. products recalled this year has already surpassed 1 billion, according to the U.S. product recall index recently released by Sedgwick’s brand protection division. Only two other years on record have seen more than 1 billion units …

FDA Says Faulty Philips Device Reports Accelerating as CEO Departs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said reports of faulty Philips ventilators and sleep apnea machines had risen in the past quarter, underlining problems facing the Dutch company, which has just announced plans to replace its CEO. Philips says …

Ford Recalls 100,000 Vehicles for Fire Risks, Expands Earlier Recall

Ford Motor Co. said July 8 it is issuing a new recall for 100,000 U.S. hybrid vehicles over fire risks, and expanding an earlier recall after a series of reported fires. The new recall covers certain 2020 through 2022 model-year …

Ford Recalls 3.3 Million Vehicles Over Rollaway Concerns

Ford Motor Co F.N is recalling more than 3.3 million vehicles in North America that could roll away because a damaged or missing part may prevent the vehicle from shifting into the intended gear. In a filing with the National …

J.M. Smucker to Take $125 Million Hit From Jif Peanut Butter Recall

J.M. Smucker Co. on Tuesday warned of a $125 million hit in the full year from the recall of certain Jif peanut butter products following possible salmonella contamination. The recall would also have a 90 cent impact on the Folgers …

Federal Investigators to Review FDA Response to Baby Formula Recall

Federal investigators have launched a review into whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration properly inspected Abbott Laboratories’ Michigan plant and how the agency oversaw the baby formula recall that led to severe U.S. shortages. The review, which is expected …

U.S. Product Recalls Reach 10-Year High in Q1

Over 900 million units were recalled during the first quarter in the United States in the automotive, consumer products, food and drink, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries according to Sedgwick’s latest quarterly Recall Index. Segdwick’s brand-protection experts said it is …

Class Action Accuses 3 Automakers, Parts Maker of Selling Risky Air Bag Inflators

A class action lawsuit is accusing three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles containing air bag inflators that are at risk of exploding. Two deaths and at least four injuries have been linked to such explosions. The …