Category: Health News

Pressure Cooker Explosion Severely Burns 2-Year-Old Girl in Virginia

Philippe Richard Pressure Cooker Lawsuit Filed by Burn Victims

Another lawsuit has been filed against Tabletops Unlimited by people who were burned when their pressure cooker exploded hot food.

/ April 2, 2020
Zantac Lawsuit

FDA Pulls All Remaining Zantac Due to Cancer-Causing Chemical

The FDA ordered manufacturers to pull all remaining Zantac (ranitidine) heartburn pills off store shelves due to unacceptable levels of a cancer-causing impurity.

/ April 1, 2020
Hand Sanitizer Lawsuits Hit Purell, Target, Walgreen's Germ-X

Hand Sanitizer Lawsuits Hit Purell, Target, Walgreen’s Germ-X

Class action lawsuits have been filed against Purell, Target Up&Up, and Walgreen's Germ-X for misleading people about the power of hand sanitizer to prevent viral infections.

/ March 27, 2020
Fisher Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper

Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Linked to Another 19 Infant Deaths

Consumer Reports found another 19 infant deaths since June 2019 due to the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper, a now-recalled inclined sleeper that poses a suffocation hazard.

/ March 26, 2020
Guan's Mushroom Co. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms for Listeria Risk

Guan’s Mushroom Co. Recalls Enoki Mushrooms for Listeria Risk

Another company has recalled enoki mushrooms from Korea after they tested positive for Listeria bacterial contamination.

/ March 24, 2020
Another 25 E. coli Illnesses Linked to Raw Sprouts

Another 25 E. coli Illnesses Linked to Raw Sprouts

Dozens more E. coli illnesses have been linked to clover sprouts in multiple outbreaks of food poisoning.

/ March 20, 2020
Boyer Recalls Soap-Making Chemicals After Child Suffers Burn Injuries

Boyer Recalls Soap-Making Chemicals After Child Suffers Burn Injuries

Nearly 330,000 bottles of soap-making chemicals were recalled due to a lack of childproof caps, which may result in chemical burns.

/ March 19, 2020
Sushi Shrimp Recalled in 40 States for Vibrio Infection Risk

Sushi Shrimp Recalled in 40 States for Vibrio Infection Risk

A recall was issued for tail-on butterfly shrimp sold at sushi bars in supermarkets across 40 states due to a risk of bacterial contamination that can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and body chills.

/ March 17, 2020
WinCo Recalls Frozen Blackberries for Norovirus Risk

WinCo Recalls Frozen Blackberries for Norovirus Risk

WinCo has recalled bags of frozen blackberries and mixed berries due to a risk of Norovirus contamination. No illnesses were reported.

/ March 16, 2020
Deadly Listeria Outbreak Linked to Enoki Mushrooms from Korea

Deadly Listeria Outbreak Linked to Enoki Mushrooms from Korea

Four people died and 36 were infected in an outbreak of Listeria linked to enoki mushrooms imported from Korea.

/ March 10, 2020