Some 43 million vehicles have been recalled this year, so how does a driver know if a car has had a fault or defect fixed?
Spice maker McCormick is recalling 1,032 cases of ground oregano due to possible salmonella contamination.
General Motors Co. is recalling more than 29,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because metal parts in the air bag assemblies can hit the driver and passengers if the bags are inflated.
About 175,000 linear personal emergency reporting system transmitters (PERS) are being recalled because the batteries used in the transmitters can fail to emit a low battery warning.
Lawmakers grill General Motors CEO Mary Barra over "culture of secrecy" surrounding recalls.
General Motors said on Friday it will recall 511,528 Chevrolet Camaro muscle cars.
Ford is issuing safety recalls for approximately 1.1 million cars in North America.
Federal safety regulators said Friday that it is "likely" that more than 13 people died in General Motors cars recalled earlier this year for defective ignition switches.
Petco became the first national pet retail chain to remove all China-made dog and cat treats today when it announced that it would stop selling the products in its more than 1,300 locations by the end of the year.
Toyota issued three safety-related recalls Thursday covering 430,500 vehicles sold in the United States, as the auto industry continued on pace for an all-time recall record this year.
Another day, another General Motors recall.
General Motors has issued four separate, new recalls for more than 2.4 million vehicles in the United States, the automaker announced on Tuesday.
A Detroit meat packing company is recalling 1.8 million pounds of ground beef after it was linked to nearly a dozen potentially dangerous E. coli infections in four states, federal agriculture officials said Monday.
General Motors has agreed to pay a record $35 million penalty for delays in reporting flaws in ignition switches that have led to at least 13 deaths, the Department of Transportation announced on Friday.
General Motors Co said on Thursday it has issued five more recalls, covering about 2.7 million vehicles in the United States and as a result is expected to take a charge of up to $200 million.
General Motors Co. said Thursday it has recalled 8,590 Buick and Chevrolet sedans in North America to address a potential braking problem.
General Motors is recalling more than 50,000 luxury SUVs to fix a computer error that can delay acceleration for three or four seconds.
Honda is recalling 24,889 Odyssey minivans from the 2014 model year because their side air bags may not deploy during a crash.
General Motors Co is recalling 51,640 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia SUVs of the 2014 model year because faulty software may cause the fuel gauge to read inaccurately.
Mercedes recalls nearly 300,000 cars from 2008 through 2011.
BMW is recalling more than 156,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because the engines can lose power or stall.
We have an important recall to tell you about and this one concerns more than a dozen infant video monitors.
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.
For the second time in three years, Mazda Motor Corp has issued a recall for Mazda6 sedans in North America because of a spider that likes the smell of gasoline and weaves a web that blocks a vent in the engine.
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places.
The U.S. side of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to recall nearly 900,000 recent sport-utility vehicles because of potential brake problems that could become especially severe in colder climates.
GM CEO Mary Barra will tell Congress on Tuesday that the company still doesn't know why it took 10 years to recall cars with flawed ignition switches that killed at least 13 people.
There is a new recall out today that could impact your laptop.
General Motors' announcement that it is recalling more than one million vehicles has gotten attention from Congress, sparked investigations, and may pose a formidable challenge for the company's fresh CEO. Here's what you need to know.
General Motors is expanding its recall of certain older model vehicles to correct a problem with the ignition switches, which could fail and shut-off the engine.
Johnson & Johnson is recalling 200,000 bottles of Motrin Infants Drops formula due to the risk that they contain tiny particles of plastic.
Subaru is recalling about 200,000 Legacy and Outback sedans and wagons from model years 2005-2009 to check for corroded brake lines.
Nearly 73,000 drop-side cribs are being recalled.
We have a recall to tell you about for nearly half a million LED light bulbs.
If you own a Toyota FJ Cruiser, there's a recall you need to know about.
Drivers, we have a major recall to tell you about.
More than 19,000 "Style My Room By Justice" disco lights are being recalled.
Nestle prepared foods is voluntarily recalling 2 production codes of Lean Cuisine Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli.
Thousands of beds are being recalled and one could be in your home.
Toyota says it is recalling a total of more than 1 million vehicles, including some late-model luxury cars, due to a pair of safety problems involving defective airbags and faulty windshield wipers.
About 168 thousand air misters are being recalled by Target after receiving reports of them shattering.
Target, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is recalling about 560,000 pajama sets due to a burn hazard.
Bugaboo, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is recalling more than 50,000 Cameleon and Donkey model strollers.
The government is warning consumers to inspect Fisher-Price Newborn Rock 'N Play Sleepers due to risk of exposure to mold for infants who use them.
General Motors is recalling nearly 70,000 late-model SUVs, pickups and vans because of potential defective transmission interlocks that could let the vehicles roll away after being parked.
Subaru is recalling as many as 634,000 vehicles in the United States for potential lighting problems that could lead to smoke or fire, according to U.S. safety regulators.
Nearly 165-thousand gas valves are being recalled, because they can crack.
Dream On Me is a popular maker of baby products that can't seem to get it right. The company is now facing another recall by the Consumers Product Safety Commission (CPSC), adding to a growing list. The Dream On Me website now has 4 recalls. The latest is their Lattice Bed Rails. This is in conjunction with recalls on their Happy Swing II, Bistro High chair and Baby Bath Seats.
The Bed Guards (Models 420P & 420B) have been identified as a potential risk for injury. If the bed rail separates from the mattress, a child could become entrapped between the mattress and the rail, creating suffocation and strangulation hazards.
While there have been no incidents reported so far, the company and the CPSC recommends that if you own one of this product that you cease using it immediately. Currently there are about 900 units affected by this model.
Dream On Me products are sold online through Amazon and Wayfair.com and in some small department stores as well as Walmart.
The Dream On Me Bed Rails are used to keep young children from falling out of bed. They have a white metal frame covered by blue or pink mesh fabric and metal arms that extend about 1 1/2 feet under the mattress. The bed rails measure 17 inches high x 41 inches long. "Dream on Me" is printed on the top rail. The bed rails were manufactured in China.
The Dream On Me website recommends that owners destroy all the recalled products and list ways to do that. They also suggest that you photograph the destroyed product and send an email to them for a refund of the amount on the proof of purchase.
If you own one of the recalled products, stop using them immediately.
For more information on the Dream On Me recalls you can visit their website at dreamonme.com.
A recall has been issued for about 35-thousand BMW SUVs.
This is a story of trust betrayed. From the time they were children, they trusted the scam artist we're about to tell you about. But this conman turned on his unsuspecting victims and roped them into his fraudulent schemes.
The calls were ominous but believable. The result - several people conned out of huge amounts of money. The culprit was one woman who ran a more than decade-long scam that preyed on unsuspecting elderly victims.
Home Depot is reporting they had a security breach in their system.
She trusted them but the scam artists who claimed she had just won the lottery were lying through they teeth. The elderly who live alone are prime targets for aggressive conmen.
It sounded like a dream job - a high salary and not a lot of heavy lifting. But, the dream turned into a very expensive nightmare.
Wichita Falls PD's Financial Crimes Unit is investigating cash advance scams that have been emerging in the area.
Insurance fraud is big business and we’re all paying for it. It’s easy to pull off and unlikely, in most cases, to result in any punishment.
How a politician pulled off a 14 million dollar ponzi scheme and some expert advice on how to avoid being victimized.
It’s what we all worry about in this age of the internet – someone stealing your identity and draining your bank account. There are several things you can do to protect yourself.
Millions of victims, millions of dollars lost. How a new crime wave targeting the elderly could rob you of your life savings.
Every year over 40 million people move. In addition to making sure your household items move to your new house, you also need to move your mail. It is a simple process – but there are pitfalls.
Looking for tickets to a concert or sporting event? There’s one scam you should know about.
How one con artist and his mortgage company were able to scam homeowners out of their homes and force them into foreclosure.
Personal information for all of eBay’s 145 million active buyers could have been accessed in a hack two months ago, a company spokeswoman said, as the online auction giant advised all users to change their passwords Wednesday.
A scam targeting thousands of grandparents. How to spot it and avoid being the next victim.
The internet is a great resource for finding unique items, but how can you tell if you are getting what you paid for? Hundreds of victims found out the hard way after getting caught up in an international art scam that lost millions of dollars.
It had all the markings of a scam, the promise of astronomical returns on an investment. Never any losses. But a large group of investors trusted it was all true because the ringleader was family.
Tens of millions of dollar lost - hundreds of victims. It's all a part of the financial carnage left behind by a financial adviser turned conman. There are some important lessons to learn from this case of betrayal.
How did one con-artist string along his victims and walk away with millions? This scam was one very elaborate scheme.
We have a cautionary tale about one elderly man who became the obsession of con-artists. One group of scammers ripped him off, he became a magnet for other thieves.
It sounded like a legitimate offer. Debt collection services offered for a reasonable fee. It was a scheme that made one man rich while driving hundreds of others into financial ruin.
He betrayed their trust by walking away with millions of their dollars. Here's the story of a financial adviser gone rogue and what you need to know to avoid falling victim to a similar scam.
It’s all in your mail. Bank accounts and credit card numbers - your most sensitive financial information. Just one case of mail theft netted thieves $150,000 and left a trail of victims in their wake.
If you get a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS, be suspicious!
Almost a million dollars’ worth of insurance claims – all of them a lie. Here's one outrageous case of insurance fraud – a crime that costs all of us.
It’s a nightmarish scenario. Someone files a trumped up lawsuit against you without even knowing. A judge rules against you in your absence and you end up owing thousands of dollars.
He was the man behind an identity theft scheme. Hundreds of credit cards found in his home and a large number of victims were hurt by this crime.
His victims trusted him and in return he stole millions of their dollars and destroyed their lives. This case comes with an important warning.
Sounds like a great online deal – over the counter drugs at deeply discounted prices. But buying those pills might be dangerous to your health.
The BBB is warning of the latest scam. In a new twist, scammers are using "jury duty" to commit identity theft or steal your money.
On January 7th of this year, a victim contacted the WFPD to report the unauthorized use of her Amarillo National Bank Visa Debit card at various locations throughout Wichita Falls.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest environmental disaster in US history, was also an opportunity for con artists. Some scammers seized the moment to make an easy fortune.
Thinking about selling something on an online auction site? You need to beware of scam artists who have only one goal in mind.
If you think you’ll never be the target of a conartist – thing again. Here's a story that brings home the point that no one is out of reach of criminals wanting to make an easy fortune.
We're going to tell you about four words to listen for when someone is trying to sell you an investment.
How can you avoid being the victim of identity theft?
He was a man of the cloth and the host of a TV show, but authorities say he betrayed those who trusted him by stealing millions. Here is how he did it and how you can avoid losing your money in a similar scheme.
At the end of every investment scam, there is a lesson learned. Here is the takeaway from one particular scheme… and it just might save you a fortune.
How can you tell a legitimate investment opportunity from a scam? Here are two words you should keep in mind that could prevent you from losing your life savings.
The US Postal Service delivered gifts to thousands of consumers last month who were victims of scams involving Moneygram.
The voices on the phone were friendly and persistent and they convinced an elderly widow to part with tens of thousands of dollars. Its part of a billion dollar scam that might target you next.
Here's a scam that comes in several varieties. But the goal in each instance is to steal as much money from you as possible.
They were desperate and turned to him for help. But a lawyer promising to rescue homeowners on the brink of foreclosure is now charged with stealing their money instead.
Consumers trusted her with their personal financial information, but she betrayed their trust. Here's what you need to do to avoid being the victim of con-artists who can turn your life into a nightmare.
You know the old adage "love is blind." Well, that's exactly what so-called sweetheart scammers on counting on.
They trusted their neighbor but that trust was betrayed. One family learned the hard way just how easy one can end up a victim of identity theft.
This story begins in the 1900’s when oil was discovered on Spindletop Hill in Texas the first major gusher of the Texas oil boom.
They thought they had invested their money in real estate.
When someone promises you a guaranteed return on your investment, be cautious.
Who doesn't want to make a little extra money on the side?
Cash register receipts, ATM receipts, the receipt the gas pump spits out, even baggage claim checks, if they're printed on thermal paper, they likely contain BPA.
Consumer Reports tells you how to get the most money for the stuff you no longer need.
Tech companies think they have something you'll depend on 24 hours a day.
Now Consumer Reports just has just tested the latest Blu-ray players and says they are another great option for streaming video to your television.
Consumer Reports just tested more than two dozen Greek yogurts to find the best.
Prescriptions have soared 300 percent in the past decade and now the F-D-A has approved yet another potent painkiller. Consumer Reports says the F-D-A should reconsider its decision.
Don't let your laundry take you to the cleaners! Consumer Reports calls out six common money-wasters.
For those times when you can't plug in, Consumer Reports checked out some smart new ways to keep your phone alive.
Should you buy an ultra high-def TV? Consumer Reports just tested some of the latest sets.
If you are wanting to keep the freshman 15 away there are apps to help keep a campus diet healthy while away from mom's cooking.
Makers of the popular "As Seen on TV" product - the "NutriBullet" - have come out with a new version. It's supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but Consumer Reports says it could pose a safety risk.
Making smart food choices when you shop can be very confusing. What's really better for you, "Whole grain" or "multi-grain?" How about "low fat" or "light?" "Sugar free" or "no sugar added?"
What shopper doesn't want to score a discount in store?
Sales of cosmetics and personal care products labeled "natural" have soared recently. But "natural" on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside.
That dreaded moment - your hard drive crashes. Do you know where to turn?
Come September, even the youngest students can expect some keyboard time in the classroom!
Consumer Reports can tell us whether it's worth considering a switch to the new Amazon Fire Phone.
44 children died last year from heat stroke inside cars.
Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs - everything from toaster ovens to coffeemakers.
Clogged drains are big business. We spend 288 million dollars a year on drain cleaners and plenty more on plumbers. Consumer Reports tested a $20 device that promises to work without caustic chemicals or a costly plumber visit.
Portable air conditioners sound like an easy solution for cooling a room that can't accommodate a window air conditioner. But many are returned by unhappy customers.
Safety is the first thing on parents' minds when it comes to their children. Consumer Reports revealed how a Graco double stroller could pose a safety risk.
Laundry detergent packets that you just toss into the washing machine have risen in sales. But safety concerns for children have also increased with more than 20,000 calls to poison control centers since the packets went mainstream in 2012.
Consumer Reports did all the dirty work and their tough tests cut through the hype and get straight to which detergents deliver the cleanest laundry and which are wash outs.
When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids.
One of the latest lures in the grocery aisle - food labeled "natural." It sounds like a better choice, right?
Who doesn't love ice cream? More than 90 percent of the ice cream we eat, we scoop out at home.
Hitting the road this summer? You may want to drive past big national chains like McDonald's and Taco Bell.
Vacation coming up? Chances are you'll be packing a lot of electronics.
Flying with a carry-on bag can save you fifty dollars or more per trip.
With grilling season heating up, all kinds of gadgets promise to take your grill to a new level. Consumer Reports tested several to see how well they work.
If you're craving a summer tan but worried about those damaging ultraviolet rays, a self-tanner might be just the thing. Consumer Reports ShopSmart checked out six popular tanning sprays and lotions to see if they offer a golden glow.
Summer is salad time, and supermarkets have shelf after shelf of salad dressings.
If you think there's no such thing as free lunch, think again.
Dishwashers last about ten years, so it's not every day you have to think about buying a new one.
Consumer Reports has tested more than 100 lawn mowers from companies like Craftsman, Toro, and Troy-Bilt. It has some recommendations so you'll get a great cut.
Verizon, A-T-and-T, and T-Mobile now all offer cell-phone service without a two-year service contract. It may sound like a good deal, but Consumer Reports studied 78 options - offered by 12 different carriers -- and finds that being contract-free is not always a bargain.
Sizzling burgers on the grill can set the stage for happy summer memories.
As the travel season heats up, Consumer Reports cautions - some popular hotel and motel chains could be vulnerable to hackers.
The Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry are battling it out over which is the top-selling car in America.
eBay is the latest in a growing list of companies whose data has been hacked.
Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers.
Shopping for clothes online offers practically a limitless selection. The trouble is the clothes often don't fit. That's the reason for 70 percent of returns. But now Consumer Reports ShopSmart checks out some new tools that help you nail the right size the first time.
Interacting with your computer has come a long way. First was the keyboard and mouse. Then the touch screen. And now - touch screens you don't touch! Consumer Reports took a look at one to see how well they work.
Warmer weather usually means spring-cleaning, and that goes for your car as well. Washing is easy, but if the trim is dull or the paint is scratched, it won't look great. Consumer Reports tested two types of products that claim to solve those problems.
Consumer Reports has been testing some of these "connected home" products and can tell you which to pick and which to skip.
Consumer Reports has pulled its recommendation from three midsize SUVs, after their poor performance in a new crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
A cruise can be a dream come true, as long as you don't get hurt or sick. The Centers for Disease Control reports that as many as 11 percent of all medical conditions aboard ship are an emergency. Consumer Reports tells us how to avoid a health care crisis on the high seas.
Smart phone thefts are way up. Based on a just-released survey, Consumer Reports estimates the number of stolen phones nearly doubled in the past year to 3.1 million.
Consumer Reports has some important advice on how to avoid bug bites and at the same time limit exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals in insect repellents.