Nineteen compensation claims have been approved for deaths related to GM ignition switch recall, Twelve injury claims have been approved.
Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem. Ford is expected to start the recall on Oct. 27.
Hewlett-Packard announced a voluntary worldwide recall of more than 6 million of its power cords because of overheating and potential “fire and burn hazard.”
The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.
The largest recall involves 159,395 Focus ST and Escape vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. Ford says their engines could hesitate or stall because of a wiring problem.
Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children’s water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.
Ford is recalling 83,250 vehicles because a faulty part could cause them to lose power or roll away if they’re parked.
Sixty-three death claims have been filed so far with the lawyer handling payments for those involved in wrecks caused by faulty GM ignition switches. A compensation expert spokeswoman said 125 claims were received Friday.
A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years.
Federal regulators say Great American Marketing of Houston has recalled about 475 pounds of ready-to-eat products due to possible listeria contamination.
General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.