energy drink can

Child’s Death Prompts Energy Drink Ban Proposal in South Carolina

April 30, 2019 - A bill banning the sale of energy drinks to children under 18 passed the South Carolina House of Representatives on Thursday, sponsored by a couple whose son allegedly collapsed in a classroom and died after drinking...

ground beef

2nd Beef Recall Issued Over E. Coli Outbreak; Woman Alleges Kidney Failure from Contaminated Meat

A Franklin Park, Illinois-based firm on Wednesday announced that it is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of ground beef products as health officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) try to contain an illusive strain of...

Pre-Cut Melons

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Contaminated Fruit Sickens 117: CDC Warning

April 25, 2019 - The FDA and CDC are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to pre-cut melon produced by an Indiana firm that has sickened at least 117 people across 10 states.

Fentanyl Recall

Alvogen Fentanyl Patch Recall Class Action Lawsuit

April 23, 2019 - Pine Brook, New Jersey-based Alvogen, Inc., has issued a nationwide recall for select lots of its fentanyl opioid patches for dosing error. Labeling on patches may indicate wrong dosage, according to a recall notice issued Friday...

Roundup

Bayer Ordered to Pursue Settlements with Plaintiffs in Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

April 18, 2019 - A judge in federal court in San Francisco has instructed Bayer AG to begin the mediation process with thousands of plaintiffs alleging that glyphosate -- the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer and dozens of other...

Chips Ahoy Recall Class Action Lawsuit

April 17, 2019 - Mondelēz Global LLC is recalling certain packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after finding that solidified cornstarch in the product caused some consumers to gag or choke while eating, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna

7 State Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Recalled Tuna

April 16, 2019 - At least 13 people in 7 states have fallen seriously ill with salmonella infections (salmonellosis) after eating ground tuna products from Jensen Tuna Inc., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Wrap

Great American Marketing Recalls Meats, Wraps, Salad Over Listeria Concerns

A Houston, Texas-based firm is recalling more than 3,000 pounds of meat, wraps, and salads over potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe foodborne illness. Signs and symptoms of a listeria infection (listeriosis) include muscle aches, fever,...

Monsanto Roundup “Most Significant Contributing Factor” in Plaintiffs’ Lymphoma: Expert

April 9, 2019 - A pathologist who claimed to have reviewed more than 2,000 medical records of 2 plaintiffs in the latest Roundup lawsuit to reach trial concluded that exposure to glyphosate -- the active ingredient in Roundup and the...

Fisher-Price Rock n Play Sleeper

Fisher-Price Rock n Play Class Action Lawsuit

April 9, 2019 - The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning on Friday about risks associated with the Fisher-Price Rock n Play sleeper, citing reports of at least 32 infant deaths since 2015.