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Daily Dispatch
US warming to more SA exportsAfter intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth an
US warming to more SA exports
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 hours ago
After intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)‚ the trade relationship between the country and the US is on the mend‚ with talks now under way to provide greater access for South Africa’s... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
US warming to more SA exportsAfter intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth an
US warming to more SA exports
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
After intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)‚ the trade relationship between the country and the US is on the mend‚ with talks now under way to provide greater access for South Africa’s... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Egypt, wheat traders in standoffEgypt is forecast to import 11.5 million tons of wheat this season, or 7.1 per
Egypt, wheat traders in standoff
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Egypt is forecast to import 11.5 million tons of wheat this season, or 7.1 per cent of global trade, based on USDA data. Photo: Carla Gottgens In a world awash with wheat, the biggest importing nation is struggling to buy the grain. Egypt cancelled... Read more
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The Age
Egypt, wheat traders in standoffEgypt is forecast to import 11.5 million tons of wheat this season, or 7.1 per
Egypt, wheat traders in standoff
The Age / Posted 15 hours ago
Egypt is forecast to import 11.5 million tons of wheat this season, or 7.1 per cent of global trade, based on USDA data. Photo: Carla Gottgens In a world awash with wheat, the biggest importing nation is struggling to buy the grain. Egypt cancelled... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Egypt, wheat traders in standoffEgypt is forecast to import 11.5 million tons of wheat this season, or 7.1 per
Egypt, wheat traders in standoff
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
Egypt is forecast to import 11.5 million tons of wheat this season, or 7.1 per cent of global trade, based on USDA data. Photo: Carla Gottgens In a world awash with wheat, the biggest importing nation is struggling to buy the grain. Egypt cancelled... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US Forest Service stretched to breaking point after record year for wildfiresThe US Forest Service has warned it is at the “tipping point” of a crisis in de
US Forest Service stretched to breaking point after record year for wildfires
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 hours ago
The US Forest Service has warned it is at the “tipping point” of a crisis in dealing with escalating wildfires and diseases that are ravaging America’s increasingly fragile forest ecosystems. The federal agency, which manages 193m acres (78m... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US FDA gives nod to genetically engineered potato BOISE, Idaho — A potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that ca
US FDA gives nod to genetically engineered potato
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
BOISE, Idaho — A potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine is as safe as any other potato on the market, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PH bans Indiana poultry importsThe Agriculture Department has imposed a temporary ban on poultry imports from
PH bans Indiana poultry imports
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
The Agriculture Department has imposed a temporary ban on poultry imports from Dubois County, Indiana in the United States, where an outbreak of bird flu was reported. Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alacala issued Memorandum Order No. 03-16, ordering... Read more
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Quartz
The race to outsmart invasive plants before they get the best of us - Quartz PLANET OF THE WEEDS Some climate change apocalypse narratives are i
The race to outsmart invasive plants before they get the best of us
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
- Quartz PLANET OF THE WEEDS Some climate change apocalypse narratives are inherently dramatic: thriving... Read more
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examiner.com
New Mexico victorious in banning horse slaughterhousesOfficial information coming out of New Mexico brings significant news for all h
New Mexico victorious in banning horse slaughterhouses
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Official information coming out of New Mexico brings significant news for all horse lovers and those fighting to prohibit horse slaughter in that state! A Feb. 5 court order announced the permanent mandate forbidding Valley Meat and related companies... Read more
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Sun Star
Cacao is back; Davao Region rides the resurgenceTHE cacao industry in Davao Region has come a long way. Back when cacao farmers
Cacao is back; Davao Region rides the resurgence
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
THE cacao industry in Davao Region has come a long way. Back when cacao farmers were demoralized due to policy reforms, stumbling market prices, and economic crisis, the industry is now revitalized and it has been blossoming ever since. The country... Read more
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The Age
Why a top food poisoning expert won’t ever eat these foodsBill Marler, a lawyer specialising in food-borne illness, has been involved in
Why a top food poisoning expert won’t ever eat these foods
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Bill Marler, a lawyer specialising in food-borne illness, has been involved in many high profile outbreaks over the past 30 years, including the 1993 E. coli outbreak at American chain Jack in the Box, which killed several children and forced the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Why a top food poisoning expert won’t ever eat these foodsBill Marler, a lawyer specialising in food-borne illness, has been involved in
Why a top food poisoning expert won’t ever eat these foods
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Bill Marler, a lawyer specialising in food-borne illness, has been involved in many high profile outbreaks over the past 30 years, including the 1993 E. coli outbreak at American chain Jack in the Box, which killed several children and forced the... Read more
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Daily Mail
First test-tube meatball revealed and tester confirms 'it tastes good'First test-tube MEATBALL on its way: Startup claims lab grown meat will be on s
First test-tube meatball revealed and tester confirms 'it tastes good'
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
First test-tube MEATBALL on its way: Startup claims lab grown meat will be on shelves within three years and says raising animals to eat will soon be 'unthinkable' The firm says technique produces 90 percent less greenhouse emissions Begins by... Read more
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Business Insider
It's time to kill all the mosquitosAs well it should be: The disease, which seems likely to be causing birth defec
It's time to kill all the mosquitos
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
As well it should be: The disease, which seems likely to be causing birth defects, could affect millions of people in several dozen countries. And the virus may be on its way into the US As of Friday morning, no fewer than five New York residents... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
RecallsApple recalls millions of plug adaptersApple recalls millions of plug adapters
Recalls
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 days ago
Apple recalls millions of plug adaptersApple recalls millions of plug adapters The plugs in question were shipped between 2003 and 2015 with Macs and other Apple devices, and were also included in the Apple world travel adapter kit. More >> The... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Rep. Graham's 'Farm Tour' visits hereHOLMES AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES - Rep. Gwen Graham (D - Tallahassee) made two st
Rep. Graham's 'Farm Tour' visits here
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
HOLMES AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES - Rep. Gwen Graham (D - Tallahassee) made two stops in the area Friday as part of her North Florida Farm Tour in effort to learn more about each county's individual needs, as well as hear input from local... Read more
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Quartz
Economists are figuring out how to get kids to actually eat those healthy school lunches - Quartz WASTE NOT Getting kids to take the food is one thing. Getting...
Economists are figuring out how to get kids to actually eat those healthy school lunches
Quartz / Posted 12 days ago
- Quartz WASTE NOT Getting kids to take the food is one thing. Getting... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Feel the Burns: A night of ritual and revelry for Scotland’s greatest bardWhen I go to sleep, I often dream of Scotland. And in those dreams, I sometimes
Feel the Burns: A night of ritual and revelry for Scotland’s greatest bard
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
When I go to sleep, I often dream of Scotland. And in those dreams, I sometimes hear the recitation of poetry written by Robert Burns (1759-1796), the national poet of that great country. I’m a Scot-o-phile. I’m not sure why I harbor such a love of... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
RecallsFord recalls about 391K Ranger pickups due to air bag deathFord recalls about 3
Recalls
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 13 days ago
Ford recalls about 391K Ranger pickups due to air bag deathFord recalls about 391K Ranger pickups due to air bag death Ford is recalling nearly 391,000 Ranger pickups because the driver's air bag inflators can explode with too much force and cause... Read more
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Weekly Times
Smaller world wheat crop on cardsCrop drop: The International Grains Council is expecting global wheat productio
Smaller world wheat crop on cards
Weekly Times / Posted 18 days ago
Crop drop: The International Grains Council is expecting global wheat production to fall in 2016-17. THE International Grains Council is forecasting a smaller global wheat crop in 2016-17, according to UK commodity analyst group Agrimoney.com. In... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Petco Drops Supplier Accused of AbuseAnimal rights group PETA released video Wednesday of a so-called "Hamster Mill"
Petco Drops Supplier Accused of Abuse
NBC San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
Animal rights group PETA released video Wednesday of a so-called "Hamster Mill" and they say the animals were being shipped to Petco stores. San Diego-based Petco said the care and treatment of animals extends beyond their many stores and to their... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Snow-rific!Mt. Bachelor Snow Report: Powder; Snowline: 1740m. Snow Depth: 97"/base; 119"/
Snow-rific!
The Source Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
Mt. Bachelor Snow Report: Powder; Snowline: 1740m. Snow Depth: 97"/base; 119"/summit. Heavy snow is forecast for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 21-23, with snow line falling to resort level. Albeit a dry January in Central Oregon, with... Read more
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Sky News Australia
US Navy deploys 'Great Green Fleet'The US Navy will formally deploy its so-called 'Great Green Fleet' on Wednesday
US Navy deploys 'Great Green Fleet'
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
The US Navy will formally deploy its so-called 'Great Green Fleet' on Wednesday, sending warships to sea on biofuels. It comes even as oil prices have dropped 70 per cent since congressional Republicans first criticised the high cost of alternative... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US Navy deploys 'Great Green Fleet' The US Navy will formally deploy its so-called "Great Green Fleet" on Wednesd
US Navy deploys 'Great Green Fleet'
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
The US Navy will formally deploy its so-called "Great Green Fleet" on Wednesday, sending warships to sea on biofuels. It comes even as oil prices have dropped 70 per cent since congressional Republicans first... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Lower open, BHP aheadBHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. P
Lower open, BHP ahead
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
BHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. Photo: Matthew Brown US oil has dropped, taking Wall Street lower and setting the stage for local shares to fall at the open. BHP's latest output report is pending. What... Read more
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WA Today
Lower open, BHP aheadBHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. P
Lower open, BHP ahead
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
BHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. Photo: Matthew Brown US oil has dropped, taking Wall Street lower and setting the stage for local shares to fall at the open. BHP's latest output report is pending. What... Read more
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The Age
Lower open, BHP aheadBHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. P
Lower open, BHP ahead
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
BHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. Photo: Matthew Brown US oil has dropped, taking Wall Street lower and setting the stage for local shares to fall at the open. BHP's latest output report is pending. What... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Lower open, BHP aheadBHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. P
Lower open, BHP ahead
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
BHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. Photo: Matthew Brown US oil has dropped, taking Wall Street lower and setting the stage for local shares to fall at the open. BHP's latest output report is pending. What... Read more
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Canberra Times
Lower open, BHP aheadBHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. P
Lower open, BHP ahead
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
BHP Billiton's 4th Qtr production report is set for release at 8.30am Sydney. Photo: Matthew Brown US oil has dropped, taking Wall Street lower and setting the stage for local shares to fall at the open. BHP's latest output report is pending. What... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
El Nino to cut deeply into Indonesian coffee harvestRelated Stories Coffee production in Indonesia could drop by 20% as the strong
El Nino to cut deeply into Indonesian coffee harvest
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
Related Stories Coffee production in Indonesia could drop by 20% as the strongest El Nino in almost two decades hurts crops in the world’s third-largest producer of robusta beans. The harvest may slide to 560,000 tonnes in the year starting April... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dairy futures point to weak demandFonterra said the lower production was largely the result of a low milk prices,
Dairy futures point to weak demand
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Fonterra said the lower production was largely the result of a low milk prices, where farmers have reduced stocking rates and supplementary feeding to reduce costs. Photo / NZME. Futures pricing is pointing to dairy prices flattening at tomorrow's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New American Dietary Guidelines Widely CriticisedEvery five years, the US Department of Agriculture and the Health and Human Ser
New American Dietary Guidelines Widely Criticised
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Every five years, the US Department of Agriculture and the Health and Human Services (HHS) publish a new set of dietary guidelines for Americans. These guidelines are based on large volumes of scientific input and recommendations from a variety of... Read more
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express
Always hungry? Why traditional low-calorie diets don't work... IT SOUNDS so simple. Ditch your low-fat diet and try a new approach to weigh
Always hungry? Why traditional low-calorie diets don't work...
express / Posted 22 days ago
IT SOUNDS so simple. Ditch your low-fat diet and try a new approach to weight loss - eating fat! If you want to lose weight, just eat less and move more. With a few straightforward... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bird flu detected in US turkey flockA worker wearing a contamination suit was carted up to a Dubois County farm tod
Bird flu detected in US turkey flock
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
A worker wearing a contamination suit was carted up to a Dubois County farm today, Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, that was confirmed to be the location of the first case of bird flu in the United States in June. Dubois farmer Steve Kalb said this afternoon... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Melvin ‘Mel’ Albert BiangHe was born on October 17, 1923 in Chicago, IL the son of George C and Minnie T
Melvin ‘Mel’ Albert Biang
The Mining Journal / Posted 24 days ago
He was born on October 17, 1923 in Chicago, IL the son of George C and Minnie T. (Witt) Biang. Melvin was first married to Shirley M. Snyder, St. Ignace, MI, mother of his children, and later married Marion Gripp (nee Peterson) of Marquette, MI. In... Read more
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iafrica.com
Is it possible to smell Alzheimer's?A new study by a team of US researchers points to a possible new, non-invasive
Is it possible to smell Alzheimer's?
iafrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
A new study by a team of US researchers points to a possible new, non-invasive method for detecting the onset of Alzheimer's that uses smell. In the study, carried out by the Monell Center and the US Department of Agriculture as well as other... Read more
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New Kerala
Urine odour can indicate Alzheimer's diseaseNew York, Jan 15 : In what could lead to a non-invasive tool for early diagnosi
Urine odour can indicate Alzheimer's disease
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
New York, Jan 15 : In what could lead to a non-invasive tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, researchers have identified an odour biomarker that can be used to predict the development of the debilitating brain disorder. The odour... Read more
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Daily Mail
How the smell of your urine could help diagnose Alzheimer's diseaseHow the smell of your urine could help diagnose dementia: Unique odor 'appears
How the smell of your urine could help diagnose Alzheimer's disease
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
How the smell of your urine could help diagnose dementia: Unique odor 'appears before Alzheimer's disease sets in' Urine takes on a unique smell before dementia kicks in, a study found This finding could help diagnose Alzheimer's before brain... Read more
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International Business Times
Smelling Alzheimer's: Unique urine odour discovered at early stages of disease A unique smell in the urine of mice with Alzheimer's disease has been discovere
Smelling Alzheimer's: Unique urine odour discovered at early stages of disease
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
A unique smell in the urine of mice with Alzheimer's disease has been discovered, possibly providing a way of diagnosing the disease before cognitive decline. Scientists found a uniquely identifiable odour signature that appears before significant... Read more
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Medical News Today
Urine test for early Alzheimer's steps closerA new study of mice suggests it may be possible to detect the early stages of A
Urine test for early Alzheimer's steps closer
Medical News Today / Posted 26 days ago
A new study of mice suggests it may be possible to detect the early stages of Alzheimer's disease from the odor signature of urine. While there is still a lot of work to do, the researchers hope the findings will lead to a non-invasive urine test... Read more
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The Standard
US regulator approves genetically engineered potatoIn a letter Tuesday to Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co., the FDA said the potato is
US regulator approves genetically engineered potato
The Standard / Posted 26 days ago
In a letter Tuesday to Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co., the FDA said the potato is not substantially different in composition or safety from other products already on the market, and it does not raise any issues that would require the agency to do more... Read more
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Calcutta News
Scientists remain divided on safety of glyphosate use in herbicide BRUSSELS /WASHINGTON - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the scienti
Scientists remain divided on safety of glyphosate use in herbicide
Calcutta News / Posted 26 days ago
BRUSSELS /WASHINGTON - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the scientific advisor to the European Union, has rejected a criticism of glyphosate, used extensively as a... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Mailman vs. GM: 1st ignition switch trial begins in New YorkCalifornia regulators reject Volkswagen recall planCalifornia regulators reject
Mailman vs. GM: 1st ignition switch trial begins in New York
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 27 days ago
California regulators reject Volkswagen recall planCalifornia regulators reject Volkswagen recall plan California air quality regulators are rejecting Volkswagen's recall plan to fix vehicles including the Beetle and Jetta that were programmed to... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
First NYC trial underway in GM ignition switch recall case Opening statements are ready to begin in the first trial to result from hundr
First NYC trial underway in GM ignition switch recall case
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 27 days ago
Opening statements are ready to begin in the first trial to result from hundreds of federal lawsuits brought against General Motors... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Wegmans recalls chicken products Wegmans grocery store has recalled more than 1,000 pounds of chicken products
Wegmans recalls chicken products
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted a month ago
Wegmans grocery store has recalled more than 1,000 pounds of chicken products. (Source: USDA/CNN) So far, there have been no reports of anyone becoming sick from eating these... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Mazda expanding Takata air bag recall to 374,519 cars Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate wi
Mazda expanding Takata air bag recall to 374,519 cars
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted a month ago
Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate with too much force and spew metal fragments into the vehicle. More... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Mazda expanding Takata air bag recall to 374,519 cars Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate wi
Mazda expanding Takata air bag recall to 374,519 cars
FOX Carolina / Posted a month ago
Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate with too much force and spew metal fragments into the vehicle. More... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Mazda expanding Takata air bag recall to 374,519 cars Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate wi
Mazda expanding Takata air bag recall to 374,519 cars
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted a month ago
Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate with too much force and spew metal fragments into the vehicle. More... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Mazda expanding Takata air bag recall to 374,519 cars Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate wi
Mazda expanding Takata air bag recall to 374,519 cars
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted a month ago
Mazda is expanding a recall of passenger air bags because they can inflate with too much force and spew metal fragments into the vehicle. More... Read more
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