Total Recall: GM Cars, Phillips Light Bulbs and Miss Bonnie's Gourmet Spread

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BuickWith companies announcing a seemingly constant stream of new recalls, it can be a challenge for consumers to keep track of the latest products and food getting pulled off the shelves. To make life easier, DailyFinance collects them all in one place for you to check each week.

This is Total Recall.

GM Reins in Impalas and LaCrosse Sedans

General Motors
(GM) is recalling more than 14,000 recently built cars -- including 10,344 Impalas, built from April 19 through July 29, and 4,077 Buick LaCrosse cars, built from June 9 through July 2.

The Impalas need to have their power-steering hoses checked because of a potential fire hazard. The LaCrosse sedans may have faulty stability-control systems that could cause crashes. Dealers will fix both problems, if necessary, free of charge, once the recall begins this month. For more information, customers can call Chevrolet at 800-630-2438 or Buick at 866-608-8080.

Lights Ow!-t for Philips

On Thursday, Philips Lighting said it would recall approximately 1.86 million EnergySaver (aka Marathon or Marathon Classic) Compact Fluorescent Dimmable Reflector lamps because the bulbs pose a laceration hazard. Reportedly, "the glue that attaches the glass outer envelope or globe to the body of the lamp can fail," allowing the glass bulb to fall and shatter and potentially damage people and property.

The recall covers models R30, R40 and PAR 38 that were manufactured between March 2007 and May 2010 -- and sold between March 2007 and July 2011 nationwide -- for between $11 and $24. Consumers should call Philips for a free replacement at 866-622-6372.

Miss Bonnie's Bad News

Also on Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration announced that Miss Bonnie's Gourmet would recall its Gourmet Classic Cheddar Cheese spread because of a potential salmonella contamination.

According to the FDA, customers who purchased containers of the spread -- with the product code number 0116206G113 and a 'Best By Date' of Dec. 23 -- between Aug. 1 and Aug. 10 should return them to the stores where they were purchased for full refunds. No other Miss Bonnie's products have been implicated in the scare, and fortunately no illnesses have been reported. Symptoms of salmonella poisoning include fever, diarrhea (possibly bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

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tbiagioni

Japanese and Korean car makers are unioinzed in Korea and Japan. For them America is a third world country where workes have kess rights thant the japanese and Korean counterparts. Idiots.

August 15 2011 at 12:05 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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alucky1128f8@aol

I HAVE ALWAYS DROVE A CHEVY , AND LOVE MY TRUCK THAT IS 15 YEARS OLD NOW, BUT I HATE UNIONS !!!!!!. NO MORE OBAMA MOTERS FOR ME OR UNION MADE CARS. THIS TRUCK SHOULD LAST ME. EVEN THOUGH TOYOTA AND OTHERS ARE MADE HERE , I DON'T LIKE JAP CARS EITHER !!!!!!!. WHEN I SEE A TOYOTA I SEE PEARL HARBOR, MY MOMS BROTHER WAS KILLED IN THAT WAR AT THE AGE OF 22. NO TOYOTA IN OUR FAMILY !!!

August 14 2011 at 11:27 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
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savemycountry911

Buy American, buy Toyota. They are made here you know. Government Motor's cars for me.

August 14 2011 at 9:26 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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erfour4

Toyota might be made here but where does the profit go?

August 15 2011 at 9:32 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
tmachine2

savemycountry suffers from delusion. Toyota is not an American company even though they have global operations.

August 15 2011 at 10:57 AM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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f7681cd

Chrysler is not an American company if they are under foreign ownership.
You only support Chrysler because FIAT is paying UAW salaries.

UAW has built Toyotas under joint ventures between GM and Toyota... the UAW will work for any foreign company that pays them.

August 15 2011 at 5:06 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down
janswizz

I love my new SS Camaro so far no recalls on mine.I've owned GM cars all my life with very little problems with them. It's too bad that our government wants to take over the American auto industry and all that's related to it.

August 14 2011 at 8:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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tmachine2

The government doesn't want to own GM. It was a loan--just like a bank owns your house till you pay it off.

August 15 2011 at 10:59 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
stevendy1

guess its time to go make a few more barry"S in the commode,,,have fun in your own little world there barry-boy... watch out for all " the voices" ...they're everywhere.hahahahahhah moron

August 14 2011 at 7:38 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
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nomorebarry7

You betcha cupcake!

August 14 2011 at 7:43 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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stevendy1

OMG !!!!!!! you are STILL here??? Wendys is gonna be pretty mad at you,,shift started 1 hour ago....just HAD to know you're a gop "happy boy",, all of your references pointed that that you were....creep ?!?!

August 14 2011 at 7:55 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down
stevendy1

michele will straighten YOU out...

August 14 2011 at 7:56 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down
nomorebarry7

Hey Stevie don't forget to check under your bed for Glenn Beck before you go to bed .....LMMFAO !

August 14 2011 at 7:28 PM Report abuse +5 rate up rate down Reply
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nomorebarry7

I mean Evan ..............HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA

August 14 2011 at 7:28 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
stevendy1

your becoming quite delirious now barry boy,, other screen names?,,names that are not even on here? talk about having your teen panties in a wad!!!! better not let mom know what your doing on the computer in her basement.. cave boy....

August 14 2011 at 7:27 PM Report abuse -3 rate up rate down Reply
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nomorebarry7

Oh Somey don't worry I won't tell.

August 14 2011 at 7:31 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
nomorebarry7

Tell me again about the Steel plants GM bought.

August 14 2011 at 7:23 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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stevendy1

tell me more barry,,tell me more !!!hahahahaha

August 14 2011 at 7:31 PM Report abuse -4 rate up rate down Reply
nomorebarry7

Evan Barthold, bushnitemare2,stevendy1,phasejump,suzie,etc..........go change your depends !

August 14 2011 at 7:22 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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nomorebarry7

Oh Somey too .......LMAO

August 14 2011 at 7:23 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
savemycountry911

and messy, idiot, liar..............

August 14 2011 at 9:40 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
nomorebarry7

"MOMMY BUSH STOLE MY CHEESE LOG, WAAAAAAAAAAAAA." right Evan ?

August 14 2011 at 7:16 PM Report abuse +5 rate up rate down Reply