GM recalls 68,600 Chevy Bolts for fire risk, warns do not park it in a garage
General Motors is recalling all 2017-2019 model year all-electric Chevrolet Bolts because they may pose a fire risk.The automaker is warning owners of those vehicles that until dealers can make a software fix, they should reset their battery to a maximum of 90% charge to lessen the risk of the car catching on fire. If they cannot do that, GM advises to not park the car in a garage or car port.GM said it found five vehicles in which the batteries caught fire without any impact, injuring two people with smoke inhalation.The automaker filed the voluntary recall with the National Highway Traffic S...
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Thyroid medicines recalled for being too weak; Walmart puts out a pharmacy list
A nationwide comprehensive recall pulled two brands of thyroid medicine off shelves after FDA testing found their strength lacking. The FDA-posted recall notice written by manufacturer RLC Labs said this “sub potency” is why all 483 lots of all strengths of Nature-Throid and WP Thyroid were recalled. RLC posted a list of all the recalled lots.Testing of samples from six lots found “the product may have as low as 87% of the labeled amount of (active ingredients) Liothyronine or Levothyroxine.”Obviously, this can leave a patient’s hypothyroidism, having an underactive thyroid, untreated.Walmart,...