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Raisinets, GlaxoSmithKline: Hot Trends

Raisinets, GlaxoSmithKline, 'BMW recall,' and LimeWire are the trending topics on Google and Yahoo.

(Information on the Raisinets recall and the GlaxoSmithKline fines updated in today's Hot Trends article.)



) -- "Raisinets" is a trending search topic after


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a voluntary recall of Raisinets

because they could contain peanuts.

The recall affects Nestlé Raisinets fun size bags (10oz), product code 02015748 and UPC number 2800010255. The Raisinets could be life threatening for those with a nut allergy.

Nestlé says it will cooperate with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigation.

"GlaxoSmithKline" is a hot search topic following the news that the British pharmaceutical company will pay $750 million in fines to settle allegations that it knowingly manufactured and sold drugs that did not meet Federal Drug Administration standards.


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will pay $150 million in criminal fines and $600 million in civil penalties.

The company manufactured and sold several adulterated drugs between 2001 and 2005, including the antidepressant drug Paxil, a skin-infection ointment called Bactroban, an anti-nausea drug called Kytril and a diabetes drug called Avandamet.

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recall" is a popular search phrase today after the German automaker announced it plans to conduct

a voluntary recall of 130,000 vehicles

due to fuel pump concerns.

The vehicles being recalled include model year 2007 to 2010 BMWs with twin-turbo inline six-cylinder engines. Cars with BMW's high precision direct fuel injection system could experience high-pressure fuel pump failure.

BMW is also recalling about 20,800 2008 X5 vehicles with inline six-cylinder engines in order to replace the low-pressure fuel pump.

"LimeWire" is a trending search topic today following the news that a federal judge has ordered

Lime Group

to shut down its peer-to-peer file-sharing software


Five months after losing a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the Recording Industry Association, U.S. district judge Kimba Wood in New York issued a permanent injunction against LimeWire. She ordered that

Lime Group

disable the "searching, downloading, uploading, file trading, and/or file distribution functionality" of its LimeWire software.

Lime Group

is privately owned by its founder, Mark Gorton. The company is reportedly working on new software that will adhere to copyright laws.

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