CONSUMER CATCH-UP: Apple remembers adapter, Perdue remembers hen, and Common Motors, Michelin team-up


SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Apple is recalling its adapters primarily utilized in Singapore, Hong Kong, and the UK

The Cupertino-based firm is recalling its “three-prong wall plug” adapters bought between January 2003 and 2015.

The adapters got here with Mac and sure iOS merchandise, and are included within the Apple World Journey Adapter Package. Apple obtained six stories from different nations of wall plug adapters breaking, and prospects receiving shocks.

However none of them occurred in the US.

Clients ought to cease utilizing the adapters, and call Apple for a free alternative.

Listed here are hyperlinks to Apple and the United States Client Product Security Fee with extra info.

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Perdue Farms is recalling practically 32,000 kilos of hen merchandise as a result of items of bone

The Maryland-based firm says a number of the merchandise might comprise items of bone.

The merchandise are hen tenders, hen strips, and hen breast nuggets bought below the “Perdue Merely Sensible” model.

They’ve a “Use-By Date” of Might 20, 2019.

Here’s a hyperlink to Perdue and California Division of Public Well being with extra info.

Michelin and Common Motors team-up to create airless tires

Michelin and Common Motors launched new wheel expertise referred to as the “Michelin Uptis Prototype,” or the “Distinctive Puncture-Proof Tire System.”

Common Motors plans to check the wheels with the Chevrolet Bolt Electrical Automobiles later this yr.

And it hopes to have the airless tires on all of its passenger autos by early 2024.

The businesses’ purpose is eliminating tire flats and blowouts, and scale back using uncooked supplies and waste.

Here’s a hyperlink to Common Motors with extra info.

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