All posts by Elizabeth Bradley

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

City Pays $28 Million After 'Widow Maker' Tree Kills Grandmother At Wedding

City Pays $28 Million After ‘Widow Maker’ Tree Kills Grandmother At Wedding

The city of Whittier, California will pay $28 million to the family of a 61-year-old grandmother who died when an 80-foot tree fell during her daughter's wedding party in Penn Park in 2016.

/ October 28, 2020
Meijer Recalls Cantaloupes and Fruit Trays for Salmonella Risk

Meijer Recalls Cantaloupe and Fruit Trays for Salmonella Risk

Meijer and Eagle Produce have recalled whole cantaloupes and a variety of fruit trays due to a risk of Salmonella.

/ October 8, 2020
Cannondale Recalls Front Racks on Treadwell Bicycles

Cannondale Recalls Front Racks on Treadwell Bicycles

Cannondale is recalling the front racks on some Treadwell bicycles because the rack can fall off and cause the front wheel to stop suddenly.

/ September 10, 2020
Blumen Hand Sanitizer Linked to Report of Hand Injury

Blumen Hand Sanitizer Linked to Report of Hand Injury

Blumen® hand sanitizer that was recalled due to methanol contamination has been linked to a report of a serious hand injury in Texas.

/ July 20, 2020
Bagged Salads Linked to 509 Parasite Infections in Midwest

Bagged Salads Linked to 509 Parasite Infections in Midwest

More than 500 people in the Midwest were infected with Cyclospora parasites after eating bagged salads with iceberg lettuce, carrots and red cabbage.

/ July 10, 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
Allergan Is Trying to Find Women With Recalled Breast Implants

Allergan Is Trying to Find Women With Recalled Breast Implants

Allergan is trying to find 52,000 women with Biocell® breast implants that were recalled in July 2019 due to an increased risk of cancer.

/ June 3, 2020
OxyCide Lawsuit Filed by Hospital Housekeeper in California

OxyCide Lawsuit Filed by Hospital Housekeeper in California

A hospital housekeeper who developed severe coughing and nose bleeds after using OxyCide disinfectant cleaner has filed a lawsuit accusing Ecolab of hiding the product's health risks.

/ May 15, 2020
Nursing Homes Push For COVID-19 Lawsuit Immunity As Deaths Top 20,000

Nursing Homes Push For COVID-19 Lawsuit Immunity As Deaths Top 20,000

Faced with 20,000 deaths and counting, nursing homes are pushing states to give them immunity from a potential flood of lawsuits.

/ May 5, 2020
Hospital Workers Files OxyCide Class Action Lawsuit

Hospital Workers File OxyCide Class Action Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by hospital workers who developed severe health problems after using OxyCide, a powerful disinfectant chemical that linked to serious breathing problems, skin burns, and unknown long-term side effects.

/ May 4, 2020