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Hannaford Recalling Pine Nuts That Might be Contaminated

April 16th, 2015
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Hannaford Supermarkets is recalling packages of pine nuts it says might be contaminated with salmonella. The Portland Press Herald reports the pine nuts are packaged by Superior Nuts & Candy of Chicago and are sold...

Walgreens Aims to Close About 200 US Stores

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April 9th, 2015
(AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File) By TOM MURPHY, Associated Press (AP) -- Walgreens will shutter about 200 U.S. stores as part of an expanded cost reduction push, but the nation's largest drugstore chain has no plans to shrink in the wake of its...

Sabra Recalls 30K Cases of Hummus Over Listeria Concerns

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April 9th, 2015
(AP Photo/The Progress-Index, Patrick Kane, File)NEW YORK (WGGB/AP) -- About 30,000 cases of Sabra hummus sold nationwide is being recalled due to a possible Listeria contamination. Listeria is a food-borne illness that can cause high fevers and...

Recall Roundup Update

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April 7th, 2015
(WGGB) -- We would like to clarify a story that posted to our site last week. Our Recall Roundup featured an old recall of dog food made by Eukanuba and Iams. There are no current recalls involving those cat and dog food...

Summer Gas Prices to be 32 Percent Lower Than a Year Ago

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April 7th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32 percent from a year ago to $2.45 a gallon between April and September,...

Mass. Pumping $2M More into Electric Car Program

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April 2nd, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Charlie Baker is pumping an additional $2 million into a program designed to encourage Bay State residents to switch to electric vehicles. The money will go to the state's electric vehicle rebate program, administered by the...

Half of Americans Saving Next to Nothing

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March 31st, 2015
(CNN) - When it comes to saving, we aren't doing enough of it. Roughly half of Americans are saving 5% or less of their incomes, including 18% that are not saving anything, according to a survey from Bankrate. Only about a quarter of people...

Recall Roundup: Patio Chairs and Chopped Spinach

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March 26th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A wobbly chair and spinach that may not be as healthy as you think top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, March 26. Linon Home Décor Products recalls foldable wood patio chairs due to fall hazard. The chair can unexpectedly tip...

Recall Roundup: Bistro Chairs and Kia Soul

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March 25th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A chair that can give you a sinking feeling and a Kia with brittle pedals top our Recall Roundup for this Wednesday, March 25. Ross Stores recalls bistro chairs due to fall hazard. The chair's seat can fail to attach to the frame...

Recall Roundup: Mac & Cheese and Fresh Cheese

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March 24th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Two cheesy choices that could leave not stuffed but sick top our Recall Roundup for this Tuesday, March 24. Kraft Foods Group voluntarily recalls Kraft Macaroni & Cheese boxed dinners due to possible metal pieces. The recalled...

Recall Roundup: Toyota Avalon and Volkswagen Beetle

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March 23rd, 2015
(WGGB) -- A Beetle with brittle glass and a Toyota with suspect sound system top our Recall Roundup for this Monday, March 23. 2013 to 2015 Volkswagen Beetles are being recalled because sunroof may break when the vehicles are operated...

Recall Roundup: Yarn and Oil Filled Heaters

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March 20th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Yarn that yearns to choke and a heater that spits hot oil top our Recall Roundup for this Friday, March 20. Spinrite is recalling Bernat Tizzy yarn due to entanglement hazard. In finished knit or crochet items, the yarn can...

Honda Adds 105,000 Vehicles to Driver’s Air Bag Recall

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March 19th, 2015
DETROIT (AP) — Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its U.S. recall of driver's side air bag inflators that can explode with too much force. The added vehicles include nearly 89,000 Pilot SUVs from the 2008 model year, as well as...

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.78 Percent

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March 19th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, remaining near historically low levels at the start of the spring home-buying season. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate...

Recall Roundup: Stoves and Tubs

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March 18th, 2015
(WGGB-) -- A shocking stove top and a tub that poses a burn hazard top our Recall Roundup for this Wednesday, March 18. Kenmore Electric Ranges recalled by Electrolux due to electrical shock hazard. The heating element can fail to...