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Combination tablet approved to treat chronic hepatitis C

June 30, 2016—Food and Drug Administration approved a medication to treat adults who have chronic hepatitis C. The medication also is approved in combination with ribavirin to treat patients who have moderate-to-severe cirrhosis (advanced liver disease).

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Listeria risk in four flavors of Nature Valley snack bars

June 27, 2016—General Mills recalled four flavors of its Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Simple Nut Bars. The products might be contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people who have weakened immune systems.

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Listeria risk in certain frozen peas products

June 22, 2016—Pinnacle Foods recalled some of its frozen C&W Petite Peas and C&W Early Harvest Petite Peas. The products might be contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people who have weakened immune systems.

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Listeria risk in 15 brands of Eillien’s Candies that have sunflower kernels

June 21, 2016—Eillien’s Candies recalled 15 brands that are in various sizes of its snack products that have roasted-salted and roasted-unsalted sunflower kernels as an ingredient. The products might be contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people who have weakened immune systems.

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Listeria risk in 45 frozen green peas, mixed vegetables products

June 20, 2016—National Frozen Foods recalled a limited quantity of its frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables that were sold under the brands Bountiful Harvest, First Street, Great Value, Live Smart, Market Pantry and Sprouts Farmers Market. The products might be contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people who have weakened immune systems.

Automotive

Incorrect load label on certain 2015–2016 Scion, Toyota vehicles

June 20, 2016—Southeast Toyota Distributors (SET), which is a dealership group, recalled certain 2015–2016 Scion FR-S, tC and Tundra and 2016 Toyota Camry and Highlander vehicles. The vehicles might have an incorrect load-carrying-capacity modification label and were sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Kroger expands recall of certain sunflower-seed products, now includes three salads

June 17, 2016—Kroger expanded its recall to include all date codes of its Sunflower Salad Toppers, Sunflower Kernels and Cranberry Delight Trail Mix products. Kroger also expanded the recall to include all date codes of its Broccoli Raisin Salads and certain date codes of its Deli Broccoli Cranberry Salads and Deli Superfood Salads. The products might be contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people who have weakened immune systems.

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Kashi expands recall of granola, snack bars

June 17, 2016—Kashi expanded its recall to include two new “best if used before” dates for its Golean Honey Pecan Baklava bars and one new “best if used before” date for its Bear Naked Soft Baked Granola, Cinnamon & Sunflower Butter. The products might be contaminated with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in people who have weakened immune systems.

Automotive

Certain 2006–2012 Kia Sedona vehicles pose crash risk

June 17, 2016—Kia Motors recalled certain 2006–2012 Kia Sedona vehicles that were manufactured from June 15, 2005, through Aug. 14, 2012, and that were sold or registered in Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and District of Columbia.

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Undeclared peanut residue in 16 Combos baked-pretzel snacks

June 15, 2016—Mars Chocolate recalled certain varieties and limited production dates of its Combos cheddar-cheese pretzel, cheddar-cheese cracker, pizzeria pretzel, sweet-and-salt-caramel pretzel, pepperoni cracker and buffalo pretzel baked snacks. They might contain peanut residue that isn’t stated on the label. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts might have a serious or a life-threatening reaction when they eat the products.

Automotive

Air bags might rupture in certain 2007–2011 CX-7, CX-9 and 2009–2011 Mazda6 vehicles

June 15, 2016—Mazda Motor recalled certain 2007–2011 CX-7 and CX-9 and 2009–2011 Mazda6 vehicles that were originally sold or ever registered in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and District of Columbia. No vehicles that were sold or ever registered in other states were affected by this recall.