Recalls

Johnson & Johnson is Ending Talc-Based Baby Powder Sales in North America

Johnson & Johnson is Ending Talc-Based Baby Powder Sales in North America Johnson & Johnson will no longer be selling talc-based baby powder in North America. It has had to deal with many lawsuits because of asbestos contamination in the product. Baby powder is made of talc, which is a naturally occurring mineral that can […]

Zantac Can Cause Colon Cancer

Zantac Can Cause Colon Cancer Within the last year, Zantac was discovered to cause cancer. The main ingredient, ranitidine, breaks down and turns into the carcinogen N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). It breaks down over time, but it also breaks down much faster when exposed to high temperatures. People who took Zantac or other ranitidine-based drugs are at […]

Zantac Recalled Because of Cancer Risk

The heartburn drug Zantac has been found to contain a dangerous carcinogen. People need to stop taking the drug and find an alternative for their own safety. The FDA recently called for Zantac to be removed from store shelves. All drugs containing the main ingredient ranitidine also need to be removed. This was the result of finding that ranitidine […]

Talc Needs to be Tested More Thoroughly to Ensure Consumers’ Health

Talc Needs to be Tested More Thoroughly to Ensure Consumers’ Health Talc is sold as a healthy and safe product, but this is not always the case. Talc can sometimes be found alongside asbestos, and when it is mined to be put in many different products, the talc can become contaminated with asbestos fibers. People […]

Allergan Breast Implants Have Been Recalled for Causing Cancer

Allergan Breast Implants Have Been Recalled for Causing Cancer Allergan’s textured breast implants were just recalled due to their link to a rare and unusual cancer: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. This cancer of the immune system develops in the tissue around the implant and if found early, can be cured by removing the implant and […]

Lawsuit over GM’s Faulty Eight Speed Transmission

Lawsuit over GM’s Faulty Eight Speed Transmission General Motors (GM) is facing a new class action lawsuit because of its eight speed automatic transmission. When selecting a gear using the transmission, it violently shakes, jerks, or goes into a “hard shift.” Thirteen technical service bulletins have been filed about it, but none have fixed the […]

Keurig Reaches Settlement Three Years After Product Recall

Keurig Reaches Settlement Three Years After Product Recall In 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) placed a recall on close to 7 million Keurig MINI Plus Brewing systems distressing millions of caffeine drinkers all over the county.  Three years later, a settlement was finally reached as Keurig agreed to pay a $5.8 million civil […]

Takata Agrees To Billion Dollar Settlement, But Who Knew What?

Takata Agrees To Billion Dollar Settlement, But Who Knew What? Earlier this month Japanese automotive supplier Takata pled guilty and agreed to a $1 billion settlement for its part in the largest automotive recall in United States history. The company’s malfunctioning airbags injured over 100 people and killed 16 worldwide since this crisis began in […]

New Report Shows Defective Takata Air Bags Are Still Being Placed in New Cars

New Report Shows Defective Takata Air Bags Are Still Being Placed in New Cars The Takata Airbag recall is the largest automotive recall in history and is still growing.  A recent study shows that about 1 in 8 vehicles nationwide are potentially affected – mainly with the car brands Toyota, Honda, Nissan, General Motors, Mitsubishi, […]

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