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.
Safety Alert Issued after Front-loading Washing Machine Fatalities
Consumer safety experts are urging parents to use extra caution with their front-loading washing machines after a three-year-old Orlando, Florida boy died trapped inside of the machine in his home. According to police, the boy died from lack of oxygen while inside of the washer. According to Cory Burkharth, public information officer for the Orlando […]
JUUL Chemical Dangerous, According to Scientists
The safety of e-cigarettes, especially the JUUL brand, has been called into question since they hit the market several years ago. Now, scientists are calling the chemicals used in the devices “potentially dangerous.” The announcement comes as the FDA faces an upcoming deadline to keep e-cigarettes on the market. The warning from scientists extends to […]
Tens of Thousands of Hip Replacement Lawsuits Expected to Settle
Hip replacement devices are intended to restore mobility and eliminate pain, but many people who receive these devices experience increased suffering instead of relief. Claims against Johnson &Johnson and DePuy, two of the most popular hip replacement device manufacturers, and many other device manufacturers have resulted in significant settlements for those who have been negatively […]
Veterans File Lawsuit Alleging Hearing Loss Caused by 3M for Earplugs
A class action lawsuit filed against 3M by military members alleges faulty earplugs designed by the company caused hearing loss for many user. Those affected are seeking damages including medical expenses and back pay. In addition to their loss of hearing, veterans also experienced mental anguish, physical pain, and other issues as a result of […]
Hoverboard Fire Lawsuit Moves Forward
The 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a Tennessee family’s lawsuit claiming their home burned down because of a faulty hoverboard can move forward. The lawsuit, filed against online retail giant Amazon, claims the company knew there was a risk for explosion and fire because of complaints about the device, but continued […]
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