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.

Vape

E-Cigarettes Linked to Increased Seizure Risk: FDA Warning

April 8, 2019 - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about a link between the use of e-cigarette or “vapes” and an increased risk for seizure, as dozens of consumers have reported having seizures during or shortly...

3M Dust Mask

3M Dust Mask Class Action Lawsuit

Lawsuits have recently been filed on behalf of current and former coal mine workers who claim that dust masks and safety respirators manufactured by the 3M Company are defective, causing the workers to be exposed to coal dust, which in...

Essure Birth Control

Philadelphia Judge Denies Bayer’s Request to Toss Essure Class Action

April 3, 2019 - A Philadelphia judge has confirmed 6 personal injury claims filed by women against Bayer over problems with its Essure permanent contraceptive, in addition to 3 breach-of-warranty suits. Bayer had filed a motion for partial summary judgment...

Roundup

Monsanto to Pay $80 Million Settlement Over Latest Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

March 25, 2019 - The Monsanto Company has been ordered to pay an $80 million settlement to a California man who claims that Roundup herbicide caused him to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a life-threatening cancer that begins in white blood cells...