Month: July 2018

Baby Powder

$4.7 Billion Awarded in Baby Powder Cancer Lawsuit

A jury in St. Louis ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7 billion to 22 women who claim that baby powder caused their ovarian cancer.

/ July 13, 2018
Honey Smacks

Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Linked to 100 Salmonella Illnesses: CDC Update

Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal has been linked to at least 100 cases of salmonella infection (salmonellosis) in 33 U.S. states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned on Thursday.

/ July 13, 2018
Cat and food

Oregon Company Recalls Pet Food in Rare E. coli / Listeria Combo Outbreak

Radagast Pet Food Inc. has issued a nationwide recall for 3 lots of cat food that may contain E. coli bacteria, and one which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned on Friday.

/ July 12, 2018
Rad Cat Raw Pet Food Recalled for E. coli, Listeria Risk

Rad Cat Raw Pet Food Recalled for E. coli, Listeria Risk

Radagast Pet Food Inc. of Portland, Oregon, recalled raw cat food due to a risk of infection with Listeria monocytogenes or E. coli.

/ July 12, 2018

Judge Allows Hundreds of Roundup Lawsuits to Proceed

A judge allowed hundreds of lawsuits to move forward against Monsanto for allegedly downplaying the cancer risk of Roundup.

/ July 11, 2018
Rollerblade Helmets Recalled for Injury Hazard

Rollerblade Helmets Recalled for Injury Hazard

Helmets R Us, of Tacoma, Washington, and Rollerblade USA LLC recalled about 9,700 Rollerblade® helmets due to a risk of head injury.

/ July 10, 2018
Cholesterol plaque in artery

Heart Drug Recalled in 22 Countries after Cancer Risk Identified

A widely-prescribed medicine used to regulate critical aspects of the heart’s function is being recalled in 22 countries after it was found that one of its active ingredients may increase the risk for cancer, according to the European Medicines Agency...

/ July 10, 2018
Medical team performing operation

Georgia Man Files Meridian® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man from Georgia who was injured by a defective blood clot filter has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer, C.R. Bard.

/ July 9, 2018
Child in danger with pills

Psychiatric Meds Recalled for “Non-Child Resistant” Blister Packs

Novartis and Sandoz are recalling dozens of brands of popular psychiatric drugs -- some 470,000 products in all -- after a toddler somehow figured out how to access the “child resistant” packaging, according to a recall notice issued Friday by...

/ July 9, 2018
Ford Explorer

Watchdog Group Demands Ford Recall Explorer SUVs Over Exhaust Leaks

The nonprofit group Center for Auto Safety (CAS) has filed a complaint with the Ford Motor Company which could affect north of 1 million Explorer SUVs with potential exhaust fume problems.

/ July 3, 2018