Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Egg Recall Grows to 380 Million, Hundreds Sick

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After receiving and reviewing hundreds of reports of salmonella cases over the past weeks, the Centers for Disease Control has announced with the Food and Drug Administration a recall of more than 380 Million eggs. These eggs are deemed to be contaminated with Salmonella and any eggs with the plants numbers: P1026, P1413, P1946, P1720, and P1942 with the...

GM Recall

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On Feb. 13, 2014, General Motors (GM) recalled 780,000 Chevrolet Cobalts and certain Pontiac vehicles to repair an ignition switch problem that can allow the key to unintentionally slip from its “run” position when the car hits a bump or if the keychain is too heavy. As a result, the defect can cause an engine shutdown and loss...

Lawsuits, Federal scrutiny mount for GM over ignition switch recall.

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Reuters reports on motorist outrage at the notion that GM sat on information concerning a faulty ignition switch in its cars for years without informing regulators. The article details the experiences of several drivers of affected cars, some of whom have posted complaints on the website arfc.org, which sends information to NHTSA. The article notes the ongoing NHTSA probe...

GM in “damage control mode” after announcing more recalls.

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NBC Nightly News reported that GM on Monday “announced a new round of recalls at the nation’s largest automaker dealing with investigations on multiple fronts.” Now, CEO Mary Barra is “in full damage control mode.” NBC  says that “More than 1.5 million SUVs, Vans and Cadillac’s are part of GM’s second wide-ranging recall this year.” ABC World News refers...

GM CEO apologizes for delayed vehicle recall.

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The CBS Evening News reported that General Motors’ new CEO May Barra apologized Tuesday “for the company’s failure to recall more than one point five million vehicles until years after it learned of a deadly defect.” CBS (Axelrod) added that Barra “admitted the company took too long to issue the recall saying, ‘I am very sorry for the loss...

Civil suit filed against GM by families of two crash victims.

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ABC World News broadcast on “a new lawsuit against General Motors over that massive recall,” involving “the family of two teenagers killed in a crash filing suit against GM because of that faulty ignition switch that led to the recall of more than one and a half million cars.” Although, “GM did not comment on the suit,” the broadcast...

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