Month: February 2018

Two Pet Food Companies Recall Dog Treats

Two Pet Food Companies Recall Dog Treats

Two dog food companies announced recalls for dog treats after testing discovered Salmonella or Listeria.

/ February 28, 2018
Instant Pot Recalls Gem 65 Pressure Cookers

Instant Pot Recalls Gem 65 Pressure Cookers

Instant Pot has recalled the "Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker" pressure cooker after reports of overheating and melting.

/ February 28, 2018
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Takata Recalls 2.3 Million Airbags in Australia

The Australian government has announced a compulsory recall of 2.3 million vehicles equipped with defective Takata airbags, which have been linked to at least 23 deaths and nearly 200 serious injuries worldwide.

/ February 28, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed for Vena Cava Perforation

IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed for Vena Cava Perforation

A woman from Indiana has filed a lawsuit after her IVC Filter punctured through her vein and injured her aorta, intestines, and internal tissues, causing significant pain until the filter was removed.

/ February 27, 2018
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Yamaha Recalls Golf Cars for Brake Failure Risk

Yamaha Golf-Car Company, of Kennesaw, Georgia, is recalling about 161,000 golf cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTVs) because the brake cables can fail, posing a crash hazard to riders.

/ February 27, 2018
BMW 7-Series

BMW to Recall 5 and 7-Series Luxury Sedans for Wrong Engine Software

German automaker BMW has announced plans to recall nearly 12,000 vehicles that were found to contain the wrong engine management software, according to Reuters.

/ February 27, 2018
Biaxin Linked to Risk of Death in Heart Disease Patients

Biaxin Linked to Risk of Death in Heart Disease Patients

The FDA is warning that prescribing the antibiotic Biaxin (clarithromycin) to patients with heart disease because it may increase their risk of heart problems or death that can occur years afterward.

/ February 26, 2018
Burrito Delight in Colorado Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Burrito Delight in Colorado Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

At least 12 people were sickened with Salmonella after eating Mexican food from two Burrito Delight restaurants located just outside Denver, Colorado.

/ February 26, 2018
Kratom Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States

FDA Oversees Destruction of Kratom Recalled in Salmonella Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Wednesday that it had recalled and destroyed a massive lot of kratom-containing dietary supplements produced by a company based in Grain Valley, Missouri.

/ February 26, 2018
IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed After Failed Removal Surgeries

IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed After Failed Removal Surgeries

A man who suffered through 3 surgeries before his "removable" IVC Filter was finally removed has filed a lawsuit against Rex Medical.

/ February 23, 2018