Month: June 2020

Saniderm Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Deadly Methanol Poisoning Risk

Saniderm Hand Sanitizer Recalled for Deadly Methanol Poisoning Risk

Saniderm Advanced Hand Sanitizer (70% alcohol content) was recalled nationwide in the U.S. because it may contain toxic methanol.

/ June 30, 2020
Salad Recalls Expand After More Parasite Infections Reported

Salad Recalls Expand After More Parasite Infections Reported

Fresh Express expanded a recall for bagged salads sold at Walmart and other stores after hundreds of people got parasite infections.

/ June 29, 2020
GNC Files for Bankruptcy, Pays CEO $2.2 Million Bonus

GNC Files for Bankruptcy, Pays CEO $2.2 Million Bonus

GNC, the 85-year-old retailer of vitamins and dietary supplements, has become the latest big-name American company to seek Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection due to COVID-19 and overwhelming debt.

/ June 26, 2020
Toyota Prius Recalled for Engine Stall Risk at High Speed

Toyota Prius Recalled for Engine Stall Risk at High Speed

Toyota recalled 2013-2015 Prius and 2014-2017 Prius V hybrids that may stall while driving at high speed, which could lead to a crash.

/ June 25, 2020
Bayer Pays $10 Billion Settlement in Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

Bayer Pays $10 Billion Settlement in Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

Bayer-Monsanto has agreed to pay at least $10 billion to settle roughly 100,000 lawsuits from people who claim RoundupĀ® weed-killer caused them to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

/ June 24, 2020
FDA Warns 9 Hand Sanitizers May Contain Deadly Chemical

FDA Warns 9 Hand Sanitizers May Contain Deadly Chemical

The FDA is warning against using 9 hand sanitizer products made in Mexico because they may contain a toxic amount of methanol.

/ June 23, 2020
Cyclospora Parasite Outbreak Linked to Bagged Salads

Cyclospora Parasite Outbreak Linked to Bagged Salad

After 76 people were infected with Cyclospora, health officials warn consumers in 6 states to avoid certain bagged salads at Hy-Vee, Aldi and Jewel-Osco.

/ June 22, 2020
Modus Dressers Sold at Costco Recalled for Tip-Over Risk

Modus Dressers Sold at Costco Recalled for Tip-Over Risk

A recall was issued for about 1,300 Modus dressers that were sold at Costco because they can tip over and crush a child.

/ June 19, 2020
HON and Maxon Office Chairs Recalled for Injury Hazard

HON and Maxon Office Chairs Recalled for Injury Hazard

The HON Company recalled about 13,400 office chairs after 11 reports of the back breaking. Two people suffered minor injuries.

/ June 18, 2020
Ovation iX Abdominal Stent Graft Recalled After 5 Deaths

Ovation iX Abdominal Stent Graft Recalled After 5 Deaths

More than 5,000 stent grafts for patients with aorta problems were recalled due to a manufacturing error that is linked to 5 deaths.

/ June 17, 2020