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.
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 […]
FDA warns e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL about misleading claims
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about illegal marketing activities to JUUL Laboratories, maker of the most popular e-cigarette. The warning states that the company’s marketing has promoted their products as “safer” alternatives to cigarette smoking. The FDA has ordered JUUL Labs to respond with a corrective action plan within 15 […]
Class Action Lawsuit Filed by Police Officers against Ford
State troopers in Washington have filed a class action lawsuit against the Ford Motor Company alleging that the Ford Police Interceptor Utilities vehicles they drove while on the job caused them to be exposed to noxious gases. Many of the officers claim they became ill and suffered physiological injuries because of the defect. The lawsuit […]
New Study Shows Woman and Elderly Face Higher Risk for Prescription Drug Interaction
Many people take more than one prescription drug, but a recent study showed that drug interaction could be more harmful than anticipated, especially for female and elderly patients. According to the study, conducted by Indiana University researchers, women and elderly patients 55 and older taking multiple prescription medications have a significantly higher risk of being […]
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