More Ice Cream Recalled Over Listeria in Cookie Dough

At least four companies have issued recalls for ice cream products that contain cookie dough pieces that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness.

/ October 12, 2016

FDA: Bad Batteries on St. Jude Defibrillators Run Out in 24 Hrs

After two deaths, St. Jude and the FDA warn that bad batteries on nearly 400,000 implantable cardiac defibrillators can run out in 24 hours.

/ October 11, 2016

Costco Chicken Salad Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Four Salmonella illnesses are being blamed on rotisserie chicken salad sold at a Costco store in Lynwood, Washington, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

/ October 11, 2016
Taxotere Lawsuit MDL

Taxotere Lawsuits Centralized in MDL

Judges have picked a federal court in Louisiana to centralize lawsuits accusing Sanofi-Aventis of failing to warn about permanent baldness from the chemotherapy drug Taxotere (docetaxel).

/ October 11, 2016
Saline Flush Syringe Infection Outbreak

Saline Flush Syringes Recalled After Infection Outbreak

Nurse Assist Saline Flush Syringes recalled after 33 nursing home patients developed blood infections in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

/ October 10, 2016

Samsung Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7 Following Reports of Fires with Replacement Phones

Samsung announced yesterday that it is temporarily discontinuing production of its Galaxy Note 7 replacement phones amid reports that a number of the devices had caught fire.

/ October 10, 2016

Nestlé Recalls Drumstick Ice Cream Cones After Listeria Test

Nestlé issued a nationwide recall for some Drumstick ice cream cones that may be contaminated with Listeria. No illnesses have been reported.

/ October 10, 2016
Ford F-150 Brake Failure

NHTSA Investigates Total Brake Failures on New Ford F-150 Trucks

Did the brakes fail on your brand new Ford F-150? You're not alone. After recalling 2013 and 2014 model-year F-150s, the government investigates 25 reports of the same problem on 2015 and 2016 trucks.

/ October 7, 2016
Cook Celect IVC Filter Lawsuit Filed by Idaho Man

Blood Clot Filter Lawsuit Filed Against Cook Medical

A man from Idaho who was injured by an IVC filter has sued Cook Medical for failing to warn about its risks, joining over 900 people who filed similar lawsuits.

/ October 6, 2016

Bad Day for Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

As Johnson & Johnson defends itself in trials over baby powder and a metal-on-metal hip implant, the company finally warns that an insulin pump is vulnerable to hacking.

/ October 5, 2016