Month: July 2018

McDonald's Restaurant

First McDonald’s Cyclospora Lawsuit Filed

The first lawsuit over cyclospora food poisoning illnesses linked to McDonald’s salads sold in Illinois and neighboring states has been filed by the national food safety law firm of Ron Simon & Associates.

/ July 17, 2018
OSU Hit With Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

OSU Hit With Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Ohio State University by student athletes who were sexually abused in exams by Richard Strauss, the wrestling team doctor, more than 20 years ago.

/ July 17, 2018
Water Pik

Water Pik Recalls Nearly 4,000 Electric Toothbrushes Over Burn, Fire Risks

Water Pik, Inc., has issued a nationwide recall for 3,800 of its Sonic-Fusion flossing toothbrushes over concerns the charging base could overheat, potentially causing a fire.

/ July 17, 2018
Cholesterol plaque in artery

FDA Joins 22 Countries in Banning Heart Drug Linked to Cancer

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the nationwide recall of Valsartan, a medicine used to control blood pressure and prevent heart failure, after it was found to contain a chemical linked to an increased risk for cancer.

/ July 16, 2018
McDonald's Salads Linked to Cyclospora Outbreak

McDonald’s Salads Linked to Cyclospora Outbreak

At least 61 people in 7 states were infected with the Cyclospora parasite after eating salads from McDonald's restaurants.

/ July 16, 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
Roundup

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