Month: January 2018

Ford Hit With Class Action for Diesel Emissions Cheating

Class Action Accuses Ford of Diesel Emissions Cheating

A new class action lawsuit accuses Ford of rigging at least 500,000 heavy-duty diesel trucks to cheat strict emissions standards.

/ January 31, 2018
CDC: Deadly Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak is Likely Over

CDC: Deadly Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak is Likely Over

After sickening more than 66 people in the U.S. and Canada, an outbreak of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce is likely over.

/ January 31, 2018
Walgreens Store

Walgreens Recalls Pain and Itch Cream Over Poisoning Risk

Walgreens is recalling its brand of Pain and Itch Relief Cream after it was found that its packaging did not meet child resistant standards as required by law, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced.

/ January 31, 2018
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6 People Burned by ALDI Pressure Cooker Explosions

An investigation by the consumer group Choice reports that 6 people were seriously burned by ALDI pressure cooker explosions.

/ January 30, 2018
Boston Scientific Pacemaker Glitch May Cause Fainting

Boston Scientific Pacemaker Glitch May Cause Fainting

Boston Scientific is warning that a sensor glitch with some of its pacemakers could cause a patient to faint from slow heart rhythm.

/ January 30, 2018
Baby Toys

Nearly 300,000 Baby Rattles Recalled Over Choking Risk

An Illinois company is recalling more than 280,000 baby rattles amid reports that some of the components may break off during use, posing a risk of choking, ingestion, and GI tract laceration.

/ January 30, 2018
Toyota and Ford Expand Airbag Recall After Death

Toyota and Ford Expand Airbag Recall After Death

Toyota and Ford are expanding recalls for vehicles with Takata air bags after the driver of a 2006 Ford Ranger died from an explosion.

/ January 29, 2018
Laundry Pods Continue to Poison Children

Laundry Pods Continue to Poison Children

Highly-concentrated single-load packets of laundry detergent can cause serious harm to young children, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC).

/ January 29, 2018
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Panera Recalls Cream Cheese Over Listeria Risk

Panera Bread is recalling a variety of its cream cheese products over fears they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ January 29, 2018
Southern CA Edison Hit With California Wildfire Lawsuits

Southern California Edison Hit With Wildfire Lawsuits

A class action blames the Southern California Edison utility for failing to maintain power lines, resulting in 3 wildfires near Los Angeles.

/ January 26, 2018