Canada Dry Ginger Ale

Canada Dry Ginger Ale Settlement

Two settlements have been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging false advertising claims by Keurig Dr Pepper that its Canada Dry Ginger Ale is “Made from Real Ginger,” and that consumers paid a premium for the soft drink.

Valsartan Recall Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued at least 3 recent nationwide recalls for the widely-prescribed blood pressure medication valsartan over concerns it may be contaminated with an impurity considered to be a “likely human carcinogen” (cancer-causing substance).

3M Combat Arms Earplugs

MDL Sought for Federal 3M Earplug Lawsuits

March 5, 2019 - Minnesota has been requested as the potential venue of a federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for lawsuits alleging hearing loss, tinnitus, and other ear damage from 3M Combat Arms Earplugs.

Roundup

Judge Rules Monsanto Cancer Report Allowed as Evidence in California Roundup Lawsuit

March 6, 2019 - A federal judge in California on Friday ruled that the prosecution in a lawsuit alleging that Monsanto Roundup caused cancer can use an internal company report from 1999 which concluded that glyphosate, the weed killer’s active...

Kratom Pills

Sunstone Organics Recalls Kratom for Salmonella Contamination

March 4, 2019 - Springfield, Oregon-based Sunstone Organics is recalling 2 types of kratom after routine testing identified the presence of salmonella bacteria in the product, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned on Friday.

Medicine & Money

Losartan Recall Class Action Lawsuit

March 1, 2019 - New Jersey-based Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has issued a nationwide recall for 87 lots of the blood pressure medication Losartan to the consumer level after routine tests found the product to be contaminated with a potential carcinogen...

Broccoli

FDA Submits Plan for Safety of Imported Foods

February 28, 2019 - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has unveiled a new 4-pronged approach to handling the massive task of importing foodstuffs from other countries. Its goal is not merely to ensure the safety and quality of...

Childhood Sexual Abuse

New York Sexual Abuse Class Action Lawsuit

New York passes Child Victims Act, allowing survivors of childhood sexual abuse to file class action lawsuits against their abusers - statute of limitations (SOL) extended for victims to the age of 55.

Scott Silva Van Nuys Sexual Abuse

Van Nuys Teacher/Coach Charged with Sexual Abuse

Scott Silva, who taught and coached at Birmingham Community Charter High School in Van Nuys, California, was arrested following an investigation by LAPD’s Sexually Exploited Child Unit, which was initiated November 1 in response to a report of inappropriate conduct...

Xeljanz

Xeljanz Class Action Lawsuit

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that use of the rheumatoid arthritis medication Xeljanz (generic: tofacitinib) may increase your risk of developing serious side effects including blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism) and even death.