Consumer Alert

Winchester recalls ammunition due to incorrect propellant

Winchester has recalled some of their ammunition after the company discovered it may contain incorrect propellant.

Toyota recalls 1 million cars in the U.S.

Fresh from reclaiming its crown as the world's largest automaker, Toyota has been hit by another major recall.

Using a credit card? Watch out for the 'checkout fee'

You might want to think twice before whipping out your credit card. As of Sunday, stores in most states could start charging you a "checkout fee" when you pay for something with plastic.

Hog Head cheese recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

A Texas company announced it is recalling 4,700 pounds of hog head cheese that may be contaminated with Salmonella. Some of the products were shipped to Louisiana.

Frozen pizza line recalled due to possible metal fragments in crust

A line of frozen pizzas is being voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer due to a possible foreign matter contamination.

GM recalling 55,000 vehicles

GM is recalling nearly 55,000 SUVs, trucks and vans. The vehicles are 2012 models; these vehicles may have a broken lock cable or issues with the steering column. The flaw could cause your car to slip out of park.

Subaru recalls 630,000 vehicles for fire risk

Subaru of America is recalling more than 630,000 vehicles because water could get into lights on the side mirrors, possibly leading to a fire.

Sam's, Wal-Mart salmon recall cites possible listeria contamination

Multiexport Foods, Inc of Miami, FL expanded a voluntary recall of cold smoked salmon, 12 oz Twin Pack and the 1.25 lb Pack under the "Paramount Reserve", because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria.

Shattering sunroofs prompt Hyundai recall

Shattering sunroofs have prompted Hyundai to issue a recall. Hyundai is recalling close to 14,000 2012 Veloster Coupes because their panoramic sunroofs can shatter and rain glass onto the driver and passengers.

Expandable toy recalled due to ingestion risk, group says

A toy that absorbs water and can expand to 400 times its original size has been voluntarily recalled after a report that a baby ingested one and needed surgery to remove it, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Monday.

High-tech card skimmers can easily steal credit card info

New technology is making it even easier for crooks to steal your credit card information from gas pumps.

When buying used, make sure it wasn’t flooded

With thousands of cars damaged by hurricanes, like Katrina and Sandy, he says consumers need to look out for tricks some insurance companies play to try and sell these vehicles anyway.

Honda recalling 800,000 minivans, SUVs

Honda is recalling 800,000 minivans and SUVs because the key can be removed when the vehicle isn't in park. In that situation, the vehicle could roll away.

Scam artists look to take advantage of you during the holiday season

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says the holiday season is a prime time for scam artists looking to take advantage of consumers.

Homeowners on their guard about door-to-door solicitors

It may be the season of giving but residents of the Carmel Acres neighborhood in Central say a group of three men tried to exploit their generous holiday spirits.