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McDonalds Vows to Stop Using Toxic PFAS Chemicals By 2025

McDonalds Vows to Stop Using Toxic PFAS Chemicals By 2025

McDonalds announced that it will stop using toxic PFAS chemicals in food packaging for burgers, fries, and other menu items by 2025.

/ January 15, 2021
US Figure Skating Pays $1.45 Million Sex Abuse Settlement

US Figure Skating Pays $1.45 Million Sex Abuse Settlement

U.S. Figure Skating will pay $1.45 million to a former skater who accused the organization of failing to protect him from a sexually abusive coach.

/ January 14, 2021
Deadly Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak Sickens 5 Seniors in Portland

Deadly Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak Sickens 5 Seniors in Portland

An outbreak of Legionnaire's disease at an apartment complex for seniors has infected at least 4 people, including one person who died.

/ January 13, 2021
Dog and Cat Food Recall Expands After 70 Pets Die of Poisoning

Dog and Cat Food Recall Expands After 70 Pets Die of Poisoning

Midwestern Pet Foods has expanded a recall for dog and cat foods after reports of at least 70 pets who died of toxic corn mold poisoning.

/ January 12, 2021
Hyundai Recalls 471,000 Tucson SUVs for Fire Hazard

Hyundai Recalls 471,000 Tucson SUVs for Fire Hazard

Hyundai is warning 471,000 owners of Tucson SUVs to park outside because the vehicle can catch on fire, even if it is parked and the engine is off.

/ January 11, 2021
$17.5 Million Settlement in 1st Firefighting Foam Lawsuit

$17.5 Million Settlement in 1st Firefighting Foam Lawsuit

Tyco Fire Products has agreed to pay a $17.5 million class action lawsuit settlement after toxic "firefighting foam" chemicals contaminated private well water for hundreds of homes in Wisconsin.

/ January 8, 2021
Cuisinart Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed for Burn Injuries

Cuisinart Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed for Burn Injuries

A man who was burned by an explosion of hot food when he opened the lid on a Cuisinart Pressure Cooker has filed a lawsuit in California.

/ January 7, 2021
GUM Paroex Mouthwash Recalled for Infection and COVID Risks

GUM Paroex Mouthwash Recalled for Infection and COVID Risks

After dozens of infections were reported, a popular prescription gingivitis mouthwash was recalled again due to serious health risks.

/ January 5, 2021
Aerotoxic Syndrome Lawsuits Filed Over Toxic Air on Planes

Aerotoxic Syndrome Lawsuits Filed for Toxic Air on Planes

Lawsuits have been filed by people who developed health problems after breathing toxic chemical fumes in the cabin air on airplanes.

/ January 4, 2021
Ceiling Fans From Home Depot Recalled for Blade Injury Risk

Ceiling Fans From Home Depot Recalled for Blade Injury Risk

Nearly 200,000 ceiling fans from Home Depot were recalled after people were injured by fan blades that broke off when the fan was in use.

/ December 23, 2020