Drugmaker recalls birth control pills packaged in wrong order

The maker of Taytulla birth-control treatment issued a nationwide recall in the United States on Tuesday over concerns that misplaced capsules in pill packs could cause unintended pregnancies. A physician reported that four placebo capsules were packaged in the wrong order where active capsules should have been, drugmaker Allergan said in a statement. The physician sample pack should have 24 pink capsules with hormones followed by four maroon capsules without hormones, Allergan said. Instead, the faulty pack had four maroon […]

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Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8 million vehicles that could get stuck in cruise control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over an issue that could prevent drivers from turning off cruise control. Only one incident related to the malfunction has been reported to Fiat Chrysler, and there are no reported injuries. The issue can be triggered when the car accelerates while operating under cruise control, which it might do in order to maintain its speed while climbing a hill, the company said. This could potentially cause a short circuit. When that happens, the […]

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Kroger supplier recalls more than 17 tons of ground beef

A North Carolina food processing company that supplies meat to Kroger is recalling more than 35,000 pounds of ground beef because it might be contaminated with bits of hard plastic. JBS USA decided to recall the items after a consumer complained that hard, blue pieces of plastic were found in one of the products, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement. The beef, produced on March 22, was shipped to distribution centers in […]

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Gluten and dairy-free waffles recalled in 11 states for containing gluten and diary

More than 1,500 cases of gluten-free waffles have been recalled because some of the waffles may contain both gluten and dairy. Van’s Food recalled the waffles in 11 states including Texas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Wisconsin and Michigan. Packages have a lot code date of #A640234710–WL2, BEST BY AUG 22, 2018 and UPC CODE 8994730206. “The product inadvertently packaged in the Van’s Gluten Free Waffle box contains gluten and undeclared milk,” the FDA announced. “People who […]

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Ford recalls 350,000 F-150s and Expeditions that can roll even when parked

Ford is recalling about 350,000 trucks for a problem that could cause them to roll even after the driver shifts into park. The automaker says the issue affects 2018 Ford F-150 and Ford Expedition vehicles with 10-speed automatic transmissions, as well as Ford F-650 and F-750 vehicles with 6-speed automatic transmissions. Ford says a piece of equipment on the affected vehicles can become dislodged over time, which means the car won’t be in the gear that it looks like it’s […]

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Plano group submits petition to replace council member after controversial Facebook post

PLANO — The fate of a Plano city councilman hangs in the balance after he shared, what residents call, a racist Facebook post. Now, a group called “Our Plano One Plano” has submitted a petition to recall Councilmember Tom Harrison. In case you don’t know, a recall election is when voters can remove an elected official from office through a vote before the official term has ended. The city only needs 2,791 valid signatures to start a recall election. The group […]

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