All posts by Ray Simon

Ray Simon is a veteran copywriter with more than a decade's worth of experience in the field. He studied journalism at Vanderbilt University, graduating Cum Laude in 2007. Ray currently specializes in writing content and news articles for independent publications.

Pressure Cooker

Pressure Cooker Explodes, Causing “Serious and Substantial Burns” to Ohio Woman

A woman from Lewis Center, Ohio, who claims she suffered extreme burn injuries to 25% of her body when the lid of a pressure cooker she was using blew off unexpectedly has filed a products liability lawsuit against the appliance's...

/ September 26, 2019
Zantac Lawsuit

Heartburn Drug Zantac Contaminated with Toxin Linked to Cancer: FDA Investigation

The widely-prescribed heartburn medication Zantac (generic: ranitidine) has been found to contain N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA, a known human carcinogen (cancer-causing substance), according to an FDA press release published on Friday.

/ September 13, 2019
Dried Pig Ears

First Lawsuit Filed Over Salmonella Infections Linked to Pig Ear Dog Treats

The national food safety law firm of Ron Simon & Associates on Tuesday filed the first lawsuit in the U.S. over a 35-state outbreak of salmonella food poisoning, or salmonellosis, linked to contaminated pig ear dog treats imported from South...

/ September 3, 2019
happy baby

Millions of Dangerous Infant Sleepers Recalled, Yet Risk of Death Remains – Who’s Responsible?

Earlier this month, the Massachusetts-based firm Dorell Juvenile USA became the latest company to issue a nationwide recall for inclined infant sleepers designed similar to a product that has been linked to the deaths of 32 babies, according to the...

/ August 13, 2019
Fisher Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper

Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Recalled After 32 Infant Deaths

Fisher-Price is recalling nearly 5 million of its Rock ‘n Play Infant Sleepers nationwide after the device was linked to the deaths of at least 32 babies, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on April 12.

/ May 29, 2019

NovoCure Announces Release of Next Generation Chemo Treatment for Mesothelioma

NovoCure, a British oncology company specializing in state-of-the-art cancer therapies, has announced approval of its NovoTTF-100L, a non-invasive treatment for mesothelioma, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday.

/ May 24, 2019
Prescription pills

FDA Issues Warning on Gout Medication Uloric

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has required the labeling of Uloric (generic: febuxostat), a prescription medication used to treat gout, to carry a ‘black box warning’ -- the strongest warning allowed by law -- regarding an increased risk...

/ May 2, 2019
Losartan Recall

More Losartan Recalled Over Cancer Risk

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., an Israel-based company, has issued another recall for the blood pressure medication Losartan over potential contamination with a drug that has been linked to cancer.

/ April 30, 2019
Kids II Sleeper Recall

Atlanta Firm Recalls 700,000 Infant Sleepers After 5 Deaths

Kids II, Inc., an Atlanta, GA.-based firm, is recalling nearly 700,000 rocking sleepers from major retailers across the U.S. amid reports of at least 5 deaths in children placed in the cribs while sleeping, the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC)...

/ April 30, 2019
Ground Beef

Illinois Firm Recalls Ground Beef Over E. Coli Contamination

A Franklin Park, Illinois-based company has issued a nationwide recall for 52,000 pounds of ground beef products as health authorities try to contain an illusive strain of E. coli bacteria, which forced a separate recall from a Georgia firm of...

/ April 26, 2019