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.
Product Recall Spike Expected in the Coming Months
The COVID-19 outbreak has brought changes to all aspects of our lives and how product safety is dealt with is no exception. Consumer experts anticipate a spike in product recalls in the last half of 2020. And product recalls continue to occur during the pandemic. Like most things, the process of dealing with a product […]
Johnson & Johnson Announces It’s Pulling Its Popular Baby Powder from US and Canadian Markets amid Growing Cancer Concern
After years of controversy over its popular baby and adult hygiene products, Johnson & Johnson announced it will stop all US and Canadian sales of its famous baby powder product. According to the company, the decision comes as a result of decreasing demand caused by “misinformation” about the product’s safety. The product has been a […]
Popular Cruise Ship Line Facing Legal Action over COVID-19 Deaths
Legal claims have been filed against Princess Cruise Lines after passengers died of COVID-19 while onboard the company’s ships. According to the claims, the popular cruise line was negligent and mishandled notifying passengers that certain passengers and crew had been exposed to the virus. Legal experts say it could be difficult for passengers to prove […]
Jimmy John’s Facing Accusations of Serving Tainted Vegetables
The FDA has issued a warning letter to Jimmy John’s claiming the sandwich shop served produce implicated in five outbreaks of salmonella or E. coli in the last seven years. According to the FDA, Jimmy John’s engaged in a pattern of receiving and selling cucumbers, clover sprouts, and other fresh produce that was believed to […]
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 […]
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