Month: October 2019

Walmart Sausage Patties Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Walmart Recalls 6,000 Pounds of Sausage Patties for Salmonella Risk

Over 6,000 pounds of Walmart's Great Value® frozen turkey patties and pork sausage patties were recalled due to a risk of Salmonella contamination.

/ October 23, 2019
Over 50,000 School Buses Recalled for Safety Hazard

Over 50,000 School Buses Recalled for Safety Hazard

More than 50,000 Thomas Built school buses were recalled because the seat backs do not have enough material to absorb an impact in a crash, which increases the risk of a child suffering a knee injury.

/ October 22, 2019
Florida Company Recalls 65,000 Pounds of Beef for E. coli Risk

Florida Company Recalls 65,000 Pounds of Beef for E. coli Risk

Nearly 65,000 pounds of ground beef, steaks, and patties were recalled due to a risk of E. coli contamination.

/ October 21, 2019
First Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against JUUL Labs

First Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against JUUL Labs

A grieving mother has filed the first wrongful death lawsuit against JUUL after her teenage son died of breathing complications that she blames on a vaping addiction that began when he was 15 years old.

/ October 18, 2019
Tuna Recall Expands to 23 States Due to Scombroid Poisoning Risk

Tuna Recall Expands to 23 States Due to Scombroid Poisoning Risk

A Florida company has expanded a recall for tuna after at least 4 people suffered scombroid fish poisoning.

/ October 18, 2019
California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits

California Extends Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Lawsuits

California has extended the statute of limitations for adults to file child sexual abuse lawsuits, opening a one-year window for previously time-barred lawsuits to be filed against individuals and organizations.

/ October 17, 2019
Taco Bell Recall

Taco Bell Recalls Beef in 21 States Due to Metal Contamination

Taco Bell recalled 2.3 million pounds of seasoned beef at restaurants in 21 states after a customer found a metal shaving in their food.

/ October 15, 2019
Hot Tubs at North Carolina Fair Linked to Deadly Legionnaires' Outbreak

Hot Tubs at North Carolina Fair Linked to Deadly Legionnaires’ Outbreak

A hot tub display at a North Carolina fair is linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that sickened 134 people and killed 2.

/ October 14, 2019
Cyclospora Parasite Outbreak Linked to Basil from Mexico

First Cyclospora Lawsuit Filed Against Florida Restaurants

The first lawsuit has been filed against two popular restaurants in Jacksonville, Florida, after an outbreak of Cyclospora parasite infections were traced to fresh basil imported from Mexico.

/ October 12, 2019
Tip Top Poultry Expands Chicken Recall Due to Listeria Risk

Tip Top Poultry Expands Chicken Recall Due to Listeria Risk

A massive recall has been issued for a wide range of foods containing chicken due to a risk of Listeria contamination.

/ October 10, 2019