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BMW recalls 1.4M vehicles over fire risk

German automaker BMW announced Friday it is recalling 1.4 million vehicles in North America over fire risks.

Playtex recalls 5.5M children’s plates, bowls over choking hazard

Playtex recalled 5.5 million plastic plates and bowls for children in the United States and Canada because of a choking hazard.

Kawasaki recalls ATVs due to fuel leakage, fire hazard

Kawasaki recalled a number of all-terrain-vehicles Thursday because the company has received 18 reports of fuel leakage from the fuel tap. No injuries have been reported, but the firm says consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Kawasaki for a free repair.

Food officials: 700K pesticide-contaminated eggs sent to Britain

Britain's Food Standards Agency on Thursday said about 700,000 eggs likely contaminated with the pesticide Fipronil entered the country and have probably already been eaten -- far more than officials previously thought.

Coca-Cola ditches Coke Zero for reformulated product

Twelve years after its introduction, Coca-Cola Zero is saying goodbye to make way for a new product the company said Wednesday tastes more like original Coke.