April 23, 2013 More than 200 dietary supplements have been recalled in recent years because they contain drugs that aren't listed on the label, an analysis finds. The ingredients are potentially harmful, researchers say.
February 1, 2013 Triaminic and Theraflu syrups and "warming liquids," the products implicated in the latest recall announcement, contain acetaminophen and diphenhydramine. But kids were able to open the childproof caps on the products, presenting a risk of poisoning.
September 14, 2012 Berkey Creamery recalls ice cream and frozen yogurt after customers find plastic in their half gallons. It comes after campus police launched a criminal investigation into the tainted ice cream reports last month.
August 15, 2012 After more than 50 reports of children sustaining head injuries from falls, the South African maker of molded foam Bumbo seats is recalling them. The company has a fix to help keep babies from falling out.
July 19, 2012 A problem with a fuel line could lead to an engine fire, the company warned. The recall affects 2013 Escape models with 1.6-liter engines. Ford will deliver a loaner vehicle to owners and take the Escapes to its dealers for repair.
February 17, 2012 A newly designed bottle and syringe that were supposed to make it easier to give a baby the right dose of Tylenol have drawn complaints from parents. The system is too difficult to use.
February 1, 2012 Pfizer is recalling 1 million packages of oral contraceptives because of errors in the order or types of pills. The mistakes could leave women at risk for unintended pregnancy.
December 21, 2011 Clothing, hair and jewelry can get tangled up in the ShoulderFlex massager's rotating parts. And that's a recipe for trouble, the Food and Drug Administration says.
April 14, 2011 A chemical from wooden shipping pallets is believed to have tainted 57,000 bottles of Topamax, a medicine for epilepsy and migraines. Johnson & Johnson says the contaminant does not present a health hazard but can be offensive.
March 28, 2011 Earlier this year the gum's marketer recalled all flavors of its Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge Chew Bars for having too much lead. Then and now, the company said it was taking action "out of an abundance of caution."
March 7, 2011 Some Skippy peanut butters are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. Separately, hazelnuts distributed by a California company have been associated with an outbreak of illness in the Upper Midwest.
March 3, 2011 Mazda is recalling more than 50,000 sedans after finding that spiders may spin their web in the car's gas-tank ventilation system — with a fuel leak and a fire being the possible results. The recall affects Mazda 6 models from 2009 and 2010.
February 4, 2011 Two customers sued Safeway this week for failing to use data from their shopper loyalty cards to alert them about peanut butter and egg recalls. The suit raises questions about how those shopper cards are used to protect consumers.
January 21, 2011 Sometimes the names of foods or companies involved in product recalls are as attention-grabbing as the reasons for the actions.
January 14, 2011 Candy Dynamics is pulling all flavors of the bars ever produced because a cherry-flavored batch was found to contain more than 20 times the amount of lead allowed by the Food and Drug Administration.