Consumer Safety Categories
The American public relies on manufacturers and governmental agencies to ensure that products sold in the U.S. are safe when used as directed. We have information about some of the latest safety issues involving drugs, medical devices, food and other products.
Prescription and over-the-counter medications may pose a serious threat to the American public. Find out more about some of the most popular medications on the market and how they could be endangering your health and the health of loved ones.
FDA-approved medical devices may be putting you or your loved ones at risk of serious injury or even, death.
Food contamination events from Salmonella in large chain restaurants to Listeria and E. coli in industrial food manufacturing facilities can pose a risk of serious illness which may be debilitating or life-threatening.
Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices
Thousands of people are injured every year because of dangerous drugs and defective medical devices. Drugs and devices that were given to patients by their health care providers and used according to instructions still caused serious harm.
Defective products that don’t work as advertised or intended can pose risks to consumer health. They may contain defective parts that cause the product to malfunction and threaten the safety of consumers, many of whom may be children.
Latest Consumer Safety News
Recalls, safety alerts and government agency warnings are issued frequently but may be missed by consumers. Read up on the consumer safety news of the day.
Consumer Safety Advocates Urge Warning for Dollar Tree Doll
Consumer safety advocates from the New York Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection are demanding there be a public warning for a doll sold this holiday season at Dollar Tree stores. According to the agency, the Fashion Doll tested positive for phthalate levels more than 200 times what can be in products sold to […]
Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Recall
Johnson & Johnson recently recalled 33,000 bottles of its baby powder after the FDA determined one bottle contained asbestos. The recall comes after years of claiming its products are asbestos-free and safe for consumers to use without risk of exposure to dangerous carcinogens. This is the first time the company has removed baby powder from […]
Vaping Risk Continues to Rise
Vaping, still considered a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes, has caused nearly 1300 lung illnesses since June 2019. Twenty-six of these cases have proven fatal. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just released the latest numbers associated with vaping incidents, which includes data from 49 states, as well as Washington DC and the US […]
Class Action Launched Against Cell Phone Companies over Radiation Risk
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against cell phone manufacturers Samsung and Apple after it was determined that radiation emitted by smartphones exceed government-established safety standards. The test was commissioned by the Chicago Tribune and determined that radiation exposure was higher than the legal safety limit. It was also determined that radiation from Apple’s iPhone […]
Johnson & Johnson Found Liable of Deceiving Consumers, Ordered to Pay $572 Million by Oklahoma Jury
An Oklahoma judge has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million after determining the company bears some responsibility for the nation’s opioid epidemic. The trial is being called a “landmark” case and its outcome could result in more drug manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies facing penalties for the ongoing crisis. How Was It Determined that […]
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