Month: May 2016

Jeep Wrangler Recall

Fiat Chrysler has recalled around 500,000 2007-2010 model year Jeep Wrangler SUVs after a company investigation unearthed an issue. Of the recalled Jeep Wranglers, 392,000 are in the U.S. The Jeep Wranglers included in the recall have driver’s air bags that might not inflate during a crash. In addition, 7,400 2011-2016 model year Jeep Wranglers that have right-hand-drive are affected by the recall. These Jeep Wranglers are in the U.S. According to Fiat Chrysler, dirt and dust buildup due to off-road driving may lead to electrical problems in the air bag wiring within the steering column. A warning lamp will...

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Walmart MoneyCard Customers Say They Can’t View Balances Or Use Cards

Dozens of Walmart MoneyCard customers have reported that they are not able to use their cards or check their balances. Walmart MoneyCard, which is a prepaid debit card issued by Green Dot Bank, enables customers to pay bills, receive direct deposits, withdraw money, and swipe their cards at retailers. In other words, the card functions much like a debit card issued by a bank. However, for the past several days, many customers have taken to social media to say that they haven’t been able to do some or all of these things. Some customers have even said that their balances...

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Pacific Cycle Infant Bicycle Helmets Recall

Pacific Cycle has recalled its Infant bicycle helmets with magnetic no-pinch buckle chin straps. The magnetic buckle located on the chin strap has small plastic covers and magnets. These can come lose, and pose a choking hazard as well as a magnet ingestion hazard. The helmets were sold exclusively at Target. You can read more about this recall...

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Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Recalled

The Quaker Oats Company, which is a PepsiCo, Inc. subsidiary, has recalled some of its Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars. An ingredient supplier distributed sunflower kernels that could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L.mono). L. mono can cause serious infections in children, the elderly, and frail people. These infections can sometimes be fatal. There haven’t been any illnesses reported as of Monday, May 16th. The following products were distributed nationwide: 6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Chocolate Nut Medley and 6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Yogurt, Fruit & Nut. You can read more about this recall...

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Verizon, Union Officials To Meet This Week

As the Verizon strike continues, Verizon will be meeting with union officials this week. Nearly 40,000 workers on the east coast have been striking since April 13th, and that even includes workers in Elmira, NY. They have not had a contract since August of 2015. On Sunday, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez met with Verizon and union officials. Those striking say that work being outsourced, pension costs, and healthcare costs are their main issues....

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