Month: May 2021

Lab Demands Recalls After Finding Toxic Benzene in 40 Sunscreens

Lab Demands Recalls After Finding Toxic Benzene in 40 Sunscreens

A pharmacy demanded recalls after finding high levels of the cancer-causing chemical benzene in 40 sunscreens from Neutrogena, Banana Boat, CVS and more.

/ May 28, 2021
USDA Food Box Chicken Recalled in Florida for Listeria Risk

USDA Food Box Chicken Recalled in Florida for Listeria Risk

Around 130,000 pounds of diced chicken was recalled due to a risk of Listeria, including chicken at food banks and the "USDA Farmers to Families Food Box" in Florida.

/ May 27, 2021
5.4 Million HSN Clothing Steamers Recalled for Burn Hazard

HSN Clothing Steamers Recalled After 106 Burn Injuries Reported

As part of a class action settlement, HSN recalled 5.4 million handheld clothing steamers after at least 106 people were burned by hot water.

/ May 26, 2021
Boston Scientific Recalls Vici Venous Stents for Migration Risk

Boston Scientific Recalls Vici Venous Stents for Migration Risk

Boston Scientific has recalled nearly 32,000 Vici Venous Stents after 17 complaints of the implants moving out of place.

/ May 25, 2021
Top 50 Best-Selling Pharmaceutical Drugs in 2020

Top 50 Best-Selling Pharmaceutical Drugs in 2020

Pharmaceutical sales were surprisingly strong for 2020, with the top three best-selling drugs bringing in nearly $50 billion in the U.S. alone.

/ May 24, 2021
Whole Foods Recalls Jalapeño Cream Cheese for Listeria Risk

Whole Foods Recalls Jalapeño Cream Cheese for Listeria Risk

Whole Foods stores in Denver recalled Little Hatch's Jalapeño Cream Cheese after a product tested positive for Listeria bacteria.

/ May 21, 2021
Walmart Recalls 795,000 Chairs and Barstools After 19 Injuries Reported

Walmart Recalls 795,000 Chairs and Barstools After 19 Injuries Reported

Walmart recalled about 795,000 Mainstay® folding metal chairs and barstools after 19 people were injured when the chair legs broke.

/ May 20, 2021
IKEA Recalls Plastic Bowls, Plates and Mugs for Burn Hazard

IKEA Recalls Plastic Bowls, Plates and Mugs for Burn Hazard

IKEA recalled 148,000 HEROISK and TALRIKA bowls, plates, and mugs that can break, posing a burn hazard.

/ May 19, 2021
Kia Recalls Optima and Sorento SUVs Again for Fire Hazard

Kia Recalls Optima and Sorento SUVs Again for Fire Hazard

Kia recalled over 440,000 Optima Sedans and Sorento SUVs for a second time due to a risk of engine fires, even when the car is parked.

/ May 18, 2021
E. coli Outbreak Linked to Yogurt in Washington State

E. coli Outbreak Linked to Yogurt in Washington State

An E. coli outbreak that is hitting children particularly hard has been linked to yogurt from PCC Community Markets in Washington state.

/ May 17, 2021