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.
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 […]
Bayer Denies Offer to Settle Roundup Cancer Cases
Bayer AG is denying that the company has offered a settlement to those claiming that their use of the company’s Roundup Weed Killer caused them to develop cancer. The denial of the $8 billion settlement was discussed in an email sent recently by Ken Feinberg, the mediator overseeing negotiations, to the media. According to Feinberg, […]
Candida Auris Could Be First Disease Due to Climate Change
Scientists are concerned about a drug-resistant fungus that has arisen and could put people in danger. The fungus, Candida auris, has atypical behavior for a fungus and has shown unusually high tolerance to heat. According to scientists studying the fungus, global warming is partially responsible for its recurrence. Most at risk are people who are […]
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