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. We help you stay informed and help you make the most educated decisions about your healthcare.
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. Our mission is to keep up-to-date information on food outbreaks and recalls.
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.
Pam Cooking Spray Fire
Pam cooking spray is a popular product that has been used in kitchens across the United States for decades to prevent sticking during food preparation. Now, the company faces accusations related to the safety of its product after at least eight people suffered burns when cooking spray cans exploded. The burn victims have filed lawsuits […]
Lawsuit Filed Against the US Department of Agriculture Pushes for New Rules Prohibiting the Sale of Contaminated Meat
Consumers regularly and unknowingly purchase and consume contaminated meat, according to a recent lawsuit filed by a doctors’ group against the US Department of Agriculture. The lawsuit calls for new rules that would prohibit the sale of raw poultry, pork, and beef that contain traces of animal waste. Under current law, meat can legally contain […]
Safety Group Calls on Feds to Investigate Unintended Braking Incidents in Nissan SUVs
Nissan recently announced its “field actions” concerning a software update that is supposed to improve the performance of its automated braking system. The update comes following a petition filed by the Center for Auto Safety that called for an investigation into claims that certain Nissan SVUs had a defect in their auto emergency braking systems.
Probe Opened into Hyundai, Kia Vehicle Fires
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just opened two new investigations in an effort to determine the cause of Hyundai and Kia vehicle fires. The agency has received more than 3100 reports of fires that have been linked to over 100 injuries. At least one death has been linked to the fires.
Lawsuit Filed against Hormel Company Claims “Natural” Meat is Not What Consumers Believe
The Hormel food company recently won its request to have a lawsuit filed against it dismissed. However, the dismissal did not come before any damage was done. As a result of the lawsuit, consumers are now fully aware of what Hormel products contain and what they believed to be “all natural” are anything but.
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