Product News and Recalls

NDMA Contamination Found in Additional Blood Pressure and Diabetes Medications

additional NDMA contamination found in blood pressure and diabetes drugsPlaintiffs in valsartan-based drug lawsuits filed over possible carcinogenic contamination may have to make room for additional consumers as lawyers push for the inclusion of two other blood pressure medications, losartan and irbesartan. Batches of the drugs, in addition to valsartan, have been found to be tainted with NDMA, or nitrosodimethylamine. NDMA is a known human carcinogen and has been linked to the development of certain types ...

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New Found Freedom and Pervasive Marketing: A Perfect Formula for Sky-high College Campus Vaping Rates

college vaping rates surging to new highsA study published last summer in the journal Pediatrics found that college-adults exposed to in-store vape marketing could be up to twice as likely to start vaping over time. The research was based on surveys of some 2,400 college students and asked them questions about their exposure to vape and e-cigarette marketing. Exposure included anything from TV and radio to billboards, online, and while physically located ...

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West Coast Woman Sues Hotel Chains Over Sex Trafficking Claims

Another woman has come forward alleging that multiple hotel chains knew that she was being trafficked for sex on their properties and, rather than intervening, chose to protect their profits and turn a blind eye instead.

According to CNN, the plaintiff, identified only by the initials A.B., has sued six hotel chains over ongoing abuses she endured while being trafficked between Washington and Oregon at the age of 22. The chains include Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc., Wyndham ...

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NHTSA Investigating Nissan Over Random Autobraking Incidents

Nissan facing questions over autobrake malfunctions in Rogue crossover SUVsFor those that have autobraking vehicles, the first time the system engages can come as quite a shock. Designed to reduce the likelihood of rear-end collisions, autobraking systems use sensors to determine whether the vehicle is closing on the vehicle in front of it too quickly and to apply the brakes if the driver has failed to do so.

The technology is slated to be a standard feature ...

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Conagra Facing Lawsuits over Pam Cooking Spray Can Explosions

Pam cooking spray explosions are injuring kitchen workersPam cooking spray has been a staple in American kitchens for generations and is a simple and effective way of preventing food from sticking to cooking surfaces.

The product is also highly flammable and is marked as such. Pam’s flammability comes from the propellant that is used to spray the substance evenly. The signature stream of nonstick oil is shot from the can using a combination of propane, butane, and ...

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Juul Kills Flavored Vape Sales as CDC Warns on Vitamin E Acetate in Black Market Vape Cartridges

Juul kills flavored vape sales amid ongoing criticism over youth vapingVaping juggernaut Juul has announced the suspension of sales of most of its flavored vape pods. The move comes amid a flurry of activity in the vaping industry after the Trump administration teased sweeping executive action to ban the sale of flavored vape materials across the board.

The availability of flavors like mango, mint, and cucumber has been seen by many as a ...

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