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Recall Roundup: Aquarium Lamps and Vacuum Accessory

March 5th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A lamp with something fishy and a vacuum with a violent side top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, March 5. Melville Direct is recalling aquarium motion lamps due to fire hazard. The lamp can overheat and spark when plugged in,...

Snuggie, Bacon Bowl Maker, to Issue Refunds

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March 5th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- The company behind Snuggie, Perfect Bacon Bowl and other "As Seen on TV" products has agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that it deceived customers. The Federal Trade Commission says Allstar Marketing Group...

Recall Roundup: Cradles and Snowboard Bindings

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March 4th, 2015
(WGGB) -- An unstable cradle and snowboard binding that could buckle top our Recall Roundup for this Wednesday, March 4 Dream on Me is recalling 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle due to fall and suffocation hazards. The wire supports on the sides of...

McDonald’s to Use Chicken Without Human Antibiotics

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March 4th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Chris Potter) By CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated...

Recall Roundup: Kids Sunglasses and Patio Furniture

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March 3rd, 2015
(WGGB) -- Sunglasses that need to get the lead out and a patio set that can bring you to your knees top our Recall Roundup for this Tuesday, March 3. FGX International is recalling children's sunglasses due to violation of the lead paint...

Recall Roundup: BMW and Fords

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March 2nd, 2015
WGGB- A BMW with looe bolts and a ford that has a fire hazard top our recall roundup for this Monday, March2nd BMW of North America is recalling 156,137 2010-'11 vehicles, including the bmw 335i sedan, because loose bolts could lead to engine...

Costco Strikes Credit Card Deal with Citi, Visa

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March 2nd, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) -- Costco says it struck a deal for Citi to be the exclusive issuer of its co-branded credit cards, with Visa replacing American Express as the card network. The deal is subject to Citi buying the...

Recall Roundup: Children’s Bikes and Tires

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February 27th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A bike with loose handlebars and a tire that could crack top our Recall Roundup for this Friday, February 27. Marin Mountain Bikes is recalling children's bicycles due to a fall hazard because the handlebars can loosen. The...

Fiat Chrysler Adds 467K SUVs to Recall for Possible Stalling

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February 27th, 2015
DETROIT (AP) -- Fiat Chrysler is adding more than 467,000 Dodge and Jeep SUVs worldwide to a recall from last year to fix a potential stalling problem. The company says it's adding 2012 and 2013 Dodge Durangos and 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokees...

Recall Roundup: Hand Trucks and Ground Beef

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February 26th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A wobbly hand truck and ground beef that's been grounded due to lack of inspection top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, February 26. Cosco is recalling convertible hand trucks due to injury hazard. The wheel hub can separate...

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Rises to 3.80 Percent

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February 26th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates have edged up for a third straight week while remaining near their historically low levels reached in May 2013. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year...

ABC40 Alert: Chrysler 200 Recall

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February 26th, 2015
DETROIT (AP) -- Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in North America to fix automatic transmissions that might not shift into park. The recall covers the Chrysler 200 with V-6 engines from the 2015 model year. The company...

Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

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February 25th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating a brand of the company's dry dog food. Pet owner Frank Lucido...

Recall Roundup: Light Bulbs and Easter Baskets

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February 24th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A fiery light bulb and an Easter basket that could make you gag top our Recall Roundup for this Tuesday, February 24. Halco is recalling LED bulbs due to risk of injury and burn hazards. The LED bulbs can overheat and fall onto...

Recall Roundup: Vehicles with Steering Concerns

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February 23rd, 2015
(WGGB) -- A Nissan and a Chevy that could both steer you in the wrong direction top our Recall Roundup for this Monday, February 23. The 2009 Nissan GT-R is among Nissan and Infiniti vehicles bneing recalled for steering problem. The...