Month: May 2017

Bombay Sapphire Gin

Bombay Gin Recalled for Having Too Much Alcohol

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a nationwide recall for Bombay Sapphire gin after some bottles were found to contain nearly double the amount of alcohol listed on the labeling.

/ May 4, 2017
HoMedics Hand Massager Recalled for Electrocution Hazard

HoMedics Massagers Recalled for Burn Hazard

HoMedics recalled over 400,000 handheld massagers after over a dozen people were burned and 140 reports of sparks, smoking, or shooting out flames where the power cord broke and exposed wires.

/ May 3, 2017
Man With Chest Pain from IVC Filter Injury

Lawsuit Filed Over Cardiac Blood Clot Filter

One of the most severe IVC filter complications occurs when broken pieces travel in the bloodstream and puncture the heart, resulting in severe irregular heart rhythm, cardiac tamponade, or sudden death.

/ May 3, 2017
Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna

Ahi Poke Sold in Hawaii Tests Positive for Hepatitis A

Imported frozen raw tuna or ahi cubes distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii LLC is being recalled after it tested positive for hepatitis A, a highly contagious viral liver disease.

/ May 3, 2017
IVC FIlter Lawsuit Filed by California Man Against Cook Medical

IVC Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Filed in California

Over 1,750 people who were injured by IVC blood clot filters have filed lawsuits against Cook Medical. The size of the litigation continues to skyrocket as people develop long-term side effects of IVC filters.

/ May 2, 2017
Picture of Hoverboard Fire in Harrisburg

LayZ Board Hoverboard Caused Deadly Fire in Pennsylvania

Safety officials confirm that a LayZ Board hoverboard caused a tragic house fire on March 10, 2017 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, which took the lives of two young girls.

/ May 2, 2017
Bumble Bee Tuna Recall

Bumble Bee Tuna Recalled for Potentially Deadly Spoilage

Bumble Bee Foods has issued a recall for canned Chunk Light tuna over a manufacturing problem that could result in contamination by dangerous organisms which could cause life-threatening illness if consumed.

/ May 2, 2017
IVC filter Vein injury Lawsuit

Vein Filter Injury Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania

Lawsuits accuse Cook Medical of failing to warn about complications that can make it impossible to remove a "retrievable" Günther Tulip® IVC filter. Studies show that 43% puncture the vein within 14 months and nearly all are tilted during retrieval...

/ May 1, 2017
defective vaginal mesh implant

$20 Million Awarded in TVT-Secur Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

A woman from New Jersey who was left in chronic pain when her transvaginal mesh implant eroded into her body was awarded $20 million by a jury in Philadelphia. Three more trials are set for the next 2 months in...

/ May 1, 2017
Chicken Breast

Foster Farms Recalls Chicken Patties Sold at Costco for Plastic Contamination

Foster Farms is recalling more than 131,000 pounds of breaded chicken patties shipped to Costco stores in Western U.S. states after consumers complained of finding plastic in their food.

/ May 1, 2017