Category: Health News

JUUL in Deep Shit for Marketing Vapes to Kids in School

JUUL in Deep Shit for Marketing Vapes to Kids in School

The FDA has sent a warning to JUUL Labs for advertising e-cigarettes to kids in school as "totally safe" alternatives to nicotine cigarettes.

/ September 19, 2019
Kansas Patient Dies in Sixth Vaping-Related Lung Illness

Kansas Patient Dies in Sixth Vaping-Related Lung Illness

Six people have died of a severe lung illness that is linked to vaping, with the most recent death reported in Kansas.

/ September 18, 2019
General Mills Recalls 5-Lb. Gold Medal Flour for E. coli Risk

General Mills Recalls 5-Lb. Gold Medal Flour for E. coli Risk

General Mills has recalled 5-pound bags of Gold Medal® Unbleached All-Purpose Flour with a "better if used by" date of September 6, 2020, due to a potential risk of E. coli contamination.

/ September 17, 2019
Zantac Class Action Lawsuit

Zantac Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Sanofi of Hiding Cancer Risk

A class action lawsuit accuses Sanofi of selling Zantac® heartburn drugs with 26,000-times the FDA-approved limit of NDMA, a cancer-causing chemical impurity.

/ September 16, 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
Tuna Recall Expands After Scombroid Illness Outbreak

Tuna Recall Expands After Scombroid Illness Outbreak

A recall has been expanded for wild-caught yellowfin tuna steaks after an outbreak of scombroid fish poisoning sickened at least 5 people.

/ September 12, 2019
Kroger Recalls Tuna Steaks for Risk of Scombroid Poisoning

Kroger Recalls Tuna Steaks for Risk of Scombroid Poisoning

Yellowfin tuna steaks sold at Kroger stores in 16 states were recalled after several people in Ohio suffered scombroid poisoning, an illness that occurs when fish has not been properly refrigerated or preserved.

/ September 9, 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
Study Finds Alcohol Behind Trend in E-Scooter Accidents

Study Finds Alcohol Behind Trend in E-Scooter Accidents

Alcohol and drugs are a major factor behind the meteoric rise in e-scooter accidents, especially when riders do not wear helmets.

/ September 3, 2019
Breast Implant Cancer Class Action Lawsuit Filed in California

Breast Implant Cancer Class Action Lawsuit Filed in California

Two women with cancer linked to their recalled breast implants have filed a class action lawsuit in California.

/ August 30, 2019