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Lay’s Potato Chips Recalled Over Salmonella Fears

Frito-Lay is recalling two types of jalapeño-flavored potato chips over potential contamination with salmonella, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ April 24, 2017
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FDA Reports 10,000 Essure Injuries and 30 Deaths

The FDA has updated their ongoing safety review of Essure, a permanent sterilization implant made by Bayer. Essure is now linked to more than 10,000 reports of serious injuries and dozens of deaths.

/ April 21, 2017
Texas Man Files Option ELITE® IVC Filter Lawsuit

Texas Man Files Option ELITE® IVC Filter Lawsuit

A man from Texas who developed severe blood clot complications despite having an IVC filter to prevent those complications has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer for selling an ineffective device.

/ April 21, 2017
FDA Warning for Codein and Tramadol in Kids

FDA Warning: Codeine Cough Syrup, Tramadol Can Kill Kids Under 12

The FDA is restricting the use of codeine or tramadol painkillers and cough syrup by children under 12 years old due to the risk of slowed breathing and death. These drugs also carry a risk for infants of breastfeeding mothers...

/ April 20, 2017

Listeria Cheese Recalls Hit Food City, Bashas, Yoke’s, Lipari

As the nationwide cheese recall continues to grow, a new study explains why Listeria infections are so dangerous for pregnant women. It might also explain a lot of 1st-trimester miscarriages.

/ March 1, 2017