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  • State finds no invasive carp in 3 Ohio rivers

    State finds no invasive carp in 3 Ohio rivers

    Saturday, July 26 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-07-26 19:03:43 GMT
    State officials say a search of three Ohio rivers found no invasive silver or bighead Asian carp
    State officials say a search of three Ohio rivers found no invasive silver or bighead Asian carp
  • General Motors issues six more recalls

    General Motors issues six more recalls

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:49:46 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.The latest recalls cover nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs mostly in North America but including a small number of exports. The largest is for faulty seats in just over 475,000 cars and small SUVs. Other problems include incomplete welds on seat brackets, turn signal failures, power steering failures, loose suspension bolts and faulty roof rack bol...
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.The latest recalls cover nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs mostly in North America but including a small number of exports. The largest is for faulty seats in just over 475,000 cars and small SUVs. Other problems include incomplete welds on seat brackets, turn signal failures, power steering failures, loose suspension bolts and faulty roof rack bol...
  • Company issues nationwide fruit recall

    Company issues nationwide fruit recall

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:07:17 GMT
    A national recall is affecting customers who picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart. Central California company Wawona Packing is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines and plums because of a possible listeria contamination. The affected fruit was packaged and shipped to retailers between June 1 and July 12. The company has since shut down its packing lines and sanitized the facility. They are urging anyone who has the fruit to throw it away. More information, i...
    A national recall is affecting customers who picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart. Central California company Wawona Packing is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines and plums because of a possible listeria contamination. The affected fruit was packaged and shipped to retailers between June 1 and July 12. The company has since shut down its packing lines and sanitized the facility. They are urging anyone who has the fruit to throw it away. More information, i...
  • Chrysler recalling Jeep SUVs for ignition switch problem

    Chrysler recalling Jeep SUVs for ignition switch problem

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:48:17 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.Chrysler said Tuesday it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could fall out of the "run" position, shutting off the engine and disabling air bags as well as power-assisted steering and braking. That's the same problem that has forced GM to recall more than 15 million cars over the last six months.Chrysler's recall covers 2005-2007...
    DETROIT (AP) - The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.Chrysler said Tuesday it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could fall out of the "run" position, shutting off the engine and disabling air bags as well as power-assisted steering and braking. That's the same problem that has forced GM to recall more than 15 million cars over the last six months.Chrysler's recall covers 2005-2007...
  • Wawoma Packing Co. issues nationwide fruit recall

    Wawoma Packing Co. issues nationwide fruit recall

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:37:59 GMT
    CUTLER, Calif. (AP) - A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing Co. President Brent Smittcamp said in a statement that he is not aware of any illnesses caused by the fruit, and the voluntary recall was announced after consulting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "By taking the precautionary step of recalling product, we will minimize eve...
    CUTLER, Calif. (AP) - A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination. Wawona Packing Co. President Brent Smittcamp said in a statement that he is not aware of any illnesses caused by the fruit, and the voluntary recall was announced after consulting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "By taking the precautionary step of recalling product, we will minimize eve...
  • Fort Defiance Meats issues voluntary recall

    Fort Defiance Meats issues voluntary recall

    Friday, July 18 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-07-18 19:32:24 GMT
    DEFIANCE, OH (July 18, 2014)– Fort Defiance Meats, of 1214 South Clinton St., Defiance, Ohio is issuing a voluntary recall for kippered beef products due to a processing deviation, and snack sticks due to being produced without the benefit of inspection. The products subject to recall include: Individual random weight kippered beef packages in the following flavors: Hot, Barbeque, Peppered, Regular, Cajun, Kippered Beef with Jalapenos, Mesquite.Jalapeno and Cheddar Snack Sticks with a pack o...
    DEFIANCE, OH (July 18, 2014)– Fort Defiance Meats, of 1214 South Clinton St., Defiance, Ohio is issuing a voluntary recall for kippered beef products due to a processing deviation, and snack sticks due to being produced without the benefit of inspection. The products subject to recall include: Individual random weight kippered beef packages in the following flavors: Hot, Barbeque, Peppered, Regular, Cajun, Kippered Beef with Jalapenos, Mesquite.Jalapeno and Cheddar Snack Sticks with a pack o...
  • Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for mirror lights

    Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for mirror lights

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:39:34 GMT
    Chrysler says it is recalling 651,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in the U.S. because vanity mirror lights that have undergone repairs can short circuit and start a fire if not reassembled correctly. The recall is for certain 2011 to 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango models. Chrysler says it has seen the problem only in lighted sun visor mirrors that have been repaired. But as a precaution, it says the recall applies to all of the vehicles.
    Chrysler says it is recalling 651,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in the U.S. because vanity mirror lights that have undergone repairs can short circuit and start a fire if not reassembled correctly. The recall is for certain 2011 to 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango models. Chrysler says it has seen the problem only in lighted sun visor mirrors that have been repaired. But as a precaution, it says the recall applies to all of the vehicles.
  • Ford recalling vehicles for safety issues

    Ford recalling vehicles for safety issues

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-07-08 22:30:24 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects.The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday. No injuries, accidents or fires related to any of the defects have been reported, Ford said.The largest recall, of 92,022 vehicles, affects the 2013-2014 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor sedans; 2013-2014 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT crossovers; 2012-2014 Edge crossover and 2014 Lincoln MKX crossover. Ford says the right-hand halfsha...
    DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects.The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday. No injuries, accidents or fires related to any of the defects have been reported, Ford said.The largest recall, of 92,022 vehicles, affects the 2013-2014 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor sedans; 2013-2014 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT crossovers; 2012-2014 Edge crossover and 2014 Lincoln MKX crossover. Ford says the right-hand halfsha...
  • Toledo church sign controversy: Inspirational or insulting?

    Toledo church sign controversy: Inspirational or insulting?

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-08 22:19:54 GMT
    The sign at Hampton Park Christian Church on Monroe Street says, “Firefighters Rescue, Only Jesus Saves.”
    The sign at Hampton Park Christian Church on Monroe Street says, “Firefighters Rescue, Only Jesus Saves.”

  • Honda, Mazda, Nissan issue recalls over airbags

    Honda, Mazda, Nissan issue recalls over airbags

    Monday, June 23 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-06-23 16:31:58 GMT
    TOKYO (AP) - Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of vehicles globally for defective airbags manufactured by supplier Takata Corp. that could possibly explode.No accidents have been reported related to Monday's recalls.Honda Motor Co. recalled 2.03 million vehicles for the airbag problem, including 1.02 million in North America and nearly 669,000 in Japan. It said they were manufactured between 2000 and 2005.That came on top of a million vehicles Honda recalled last year for similar...
    TOKYO (AP) - Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of vehicles globally for defective airbags manufactured by supplier Takata Corp. that could possibly explode.No accidents have been reported related to Monday's recalls.Honda Motor Co. recalled 2.03 million vehicles for the airbag problem, including 1.02 million in North America and nearly 669,000 in Japan. It said they were manufactured between 2000 and 2005.That came on top of a million vehicles Honda recalled last year for similar...
  • Company recalls 4,012 pounds of beef

    Company recalls 4,012 pounds of beef

    Sunday, June 15 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-06-16 01:52:14 GMT
    A Missouri company has recalled possibly tainted beef products distributed to two restaurants and a grocery chain, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
    A Missouri company has recalled possibly tainted beef products distributed to two restaurants and a grocery chain, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
  • Toyota recalling 430,500 vehicles in 3 recalls

    Toyota recalling 430,500 vehicles in 3 recalls

    Thursday, May 22 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-05-22 16:20:28 GMT
    Toyota is recalling 430,500 vehicles for three separate safety problems.
    Toyota is recalling 430,500 vehicles for three separate safety problems.
  • GM recalls 2.4 million more vehicles

    GM recalls 2.4 million more vehicles

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-05-20 16:04:17 GMT
    General Motors is recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly. The latest action brings to 13.6 million the number of vehicles GM has recalled this year, a new record for the automaker.
    General Motors is recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly. The latest action brings to 13.6 million the number of vehicles GM has recalled this year, a new record for the automaker.
  • Beef tainted with E. coli found at 2 Toledo restaurants

    Beef tainted with E. coli found at 2 Toledo restaurants

    Monday, May 19 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-05-20 02:18:39 GMT
    The Lucas County Health Department says beef tainted with E. coli was sold to two Toledo restaurants. The names of the restaurants are not being released. All of the beef in question has been recalled. A total of four people in Lucas County have been made sick by the beef.
    The Lucas County Health Department says beef tainted with E. coli was sold to two Toledo restaurants. The names of the restaurants are not being released. All of the beef in question has been recalled. A total of four people in Lucas County have been made sick by the beef.
  • Officials: 1.8M pounds of ground beef recalled

    Officials: 1.8M pounds of ground beef recalled

    Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli.
    Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli.
  • Detroit company recalls ground beef linked to E.coli outbreak

    Detroit company recalls ground beef linked to E.coli outbreak

    Monday, May 19 2014 6:14 AM EDT2014-05-19 10:14:37 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday that affected Wolverine Packing Co. products were produced between March 31 and April 18. They were shipped to distributors in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio. The Food Safety and Inspecti...
    DETROIT (AP) - Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday that affected Wolverine Packing Co. products were produced between March 31 and April 18. They were shipped to distributors in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio. The Food Safety and Inspecti...
  • Dehumidifiers recalled due to fire hazard

    Dehumidifiers recalled due to fire hazard

    Saturday, May 17 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-05-17 21:10:53 GMT
    Property damage from fire involving a recalled Gree-manufactured dehumidifierProperty damage from fire involving a recalled Gree-manufactured dehumidifier
    Gree Electric Appliances issued a recall for dehumidifiers back in September because of the danger they can overheat and catch fire. But according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, very few people actually bothered to turn in those units. Since the time of the recall, the number of overheating incidents have jumped 400% with property damage reports of $4.5 million dollarsNow that recall has been reissued. These models were sold at AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe's, Menards, ...
    Gree Electric Appliances issued a recall for dehumidifiers back in September because of the danger they can overheat and catch fire. But according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, very few people actually bothered to turn in those units. Since the time of the recall, the number of overheating incidents have jumped 400% with property damage reports of $4.5 million dollarsNow that recall has been reissued. These models were sold at AAFES, HH Gregg, Home Depot, Kmart, Lowe's, Menards, ...
  • Government fines GM maximum $35M in safety case

    Government fines GM maximum $35M in safety case

    Friday, May 16 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-05-16 20:35:11 GMT
    The U.S. government is fining General Motors $35 million for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches.
    The U.S. government is fining General Motors $35 million for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches.
  • Gree Electric Appliances announces renewed dehumidifier recall

    Gree Electric Appliances announces renewed dehumidifier recall

    Friday, May 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-05-16 18:46:13 GMT
    An appliance maker is renewing its recall for more than two million dehumidifiers. Gree Electronic Appliances of China initially recalled the dehumidifiers in September because they can overheat and catch fire. But the Consumer Product Safety Commission says people didn't heed the warning. The number of reported incidents of dehumidifiers overheating has jumped 400%.The CPSC is urging anyone who owns the recalled dehumidifiers to turn them off and unplug them immediately.Owners should contact...
    An appliance maker is renewing its recall for more than two million dehumidifiers. Gree Electronic Appliances of China initially recalled the dehumidifiers in September because they can overheat and catch fire. But the Consumer Product Safety Commission says people didn't heed the warning. The number of reported incidents of dehumidifiers overheating has jumped 400%.The CPSC is urging anyone who owns the recalled dehumidifiers to turn them off and unplug them immediately.Owners should contact...
  • Another GM recall, this time to fix Malibu brakes

    Another GM recall, this time to fix Malibu brakes

    General Motors is recalling more than 140,000 Chevrolet Malibu midsize cars to fix a problem with the power-assisted brakes.
    General Motors is recalling more than 140,000 Chevrolet Malibu midsize cars to fix a problem with the power-assisted brakes.
  • GM recalls challenge company, frustrate customers

    GM recalls challenge company, frustrate customers

    Nine million parts.
    Nine million parts.
  • Evenflo recalls 1.3 million child seat buckles

    Evenflo recalls 1.3 million child seat buckles

    Monday, April 7 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-04-07 12:08:39 GMT
    Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The National Highway Transportation
    Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency. The National Highway Transportation

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  • No reported human case of West Nile in Ohio

    No reported human case of West Nile in Ohio

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-08-01 21:50:17 GMT
    Toledo area sanitary workers were rolling around neighborhoods treating drains where mosquitoes breed. Workers say another batch of mosquitoes collected tested positive for west nile virus. The bugs caught were in the Five Points area in West Toledo. This resident says she's worried. "We're on Springdale avenue and I'm concerned for myself. I'm older I'm sixty and I've got five bites right now," said a resident. Traps to catch the bugs are set around the area every night. "So as part of that ...
    Toledo area sanitary workers were rolling around neighborhoods treating drains where mosquitoes breed. Workers say another batch of mosquitoes collected tested positive for west nile virus. The bugs caught were in the Five Points area in West Toledo. This resident says she's worried. "We're on Springdale avenue and I'm concerned for myself. I'm older I'm sixty and I've got five bites right now," said a resident. Traps to catch the bugs are set around the area every night. "So as part of that ...
  • Another pool of mosquitoes tests positive for West Nile Virus

    Another pool of mosquitoes tests positive for West Nile Virus

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:31:38 GMT
    We have received confirmation that another pool of mosquitoes collected has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This pool of mosquitoes was collected on July 22nd in Fives Points in West Toledo. The Ohio Department of Health says that there has been an increase in West Nile Virus activity throughout the state. Health experts say make sure you do all you can in terms of personal protection and eliminating mosquito breeding locations from around your home.
    We have received confirmation that another pool of mosquitoes collected has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This pool of mosquitoes was collected on July 22nd in Fives Points in West Toledo. The Ohio Department of Health says that there has been an increase in West Nile Virus activity throughout the state. Health experts say make sure you do all you can in terms of personal protection and eliminating mosquito breeding locations from around your home.
  • SW Lucas Co. residents get drinking water notices

    SW Lucas Co. residents get drinking water notices

    Residents in southwestern Lucas County are getting a drinking water notice that has some concerned.