Elizabeth Bradley

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Lifelong consumer advocate. Pop culture nerd. Grammar evangelist. Wannabe organizer. Travel addict. Zombie fan.

Motorcycle Clip-On Handlebars Recalled for Serious Injury Hazard

Motorcycle Clip-On Handlebars Recalled for Serious Injury Hazard

Renthal is recalling all Gen 1 and Gen 2 clip-on motorcycle handlebars because the handlebar clamp can crack and fail, posing a crash hazard and a possible risk of serious injury or death.

/ September 22, 2017
Raw Milk Linked to Antibiotic-Resistant Infection in Texas

Raw Milk Linked to Antibiotic-Resistant Infection in Texas

Health officials are warning that unpasteurized raw milk products may be contaminated with Brucella RB5, an antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can cause severe infections.

/ September 21, 2017
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Listeria Outbreak Linked to Soft Cheese in Rhode Island

Health officials in Rhode Island are urging all women — especially pregnant women — to avoid eating raw milk cheese after 2 cases of infections with Listeria.

/ September 19, 2017
Pressure Cooker Explosions Burn Victims in Florida

Pressure Cooker Explosion Burn Victims in Florida

Several people in South Florida have been severely burned by exploding pressure cookers in recent years, including a 2-year-old girl who was burned on 60% of her body and had her leg amputated.

/ September 15, 2017
FDA Panel Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

FDA Panel Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline's shingles vaccine Shingrix won unanimous approval from an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for the first alternative to Merck's Zostavax.

/ September 14, 2017
Petland Puppies Linked to Infection Outbreak

Petland Puppies Linked to Infection Outbreak

At least 39 people across 7 states have fallen ill with Campylobacter infections that are linked to puppies at Petland.

/ September 12, 2017
Dr. Formulated Baby Organic Liquid Recalled

Dr. Formulated Baby Organic Liquid Recalled

Garden of Life, LLC voluntarily recalled "Dr. Formulated Probiotics Baby Organic Liquid" because it poses a choking hazard due to the thickness of the liquid if the instructions for use are misinterpreted.

/ September 11, 2017
Walmart Recalls 1.6M Dressers for Tip-Over Hazard

Walmart Recalls 1.6M Dressers for Tip-Over Hazard

Walmart has announced a recall for 1.6 million Ameriwood Mainstays 4-drawer dressers because they can tip over and crush children.

/ September 6, 2017
Pediatricians Advise Against FluMust Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine

Pediatricians Advise Against FluMist Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recommending against the FluMist nasal spray flu vaccine for the second year in a row due to poor effectiveness.

/ September 5, 2017
Wolfgang Puck Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed in Texas

Wolfgang Puck Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed in Texas

A woman from Texas has filed a lawsuit claiming her Wolfgang Puck Pressure Cooker was defective and exploded hot gumbo and steam all over her body, resulting in 2nd- and 3rd-degree burn injuries.

/ September 1, 2017