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September is Food Safety Education Month

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to work towards keeping the world’s food supply safe for consumption and in doing so have dedicated the month of September as National Food Safety Education Month. This is used to promote food safety and help inform consumers about ways to prevent food poisoning. It is [….]


The Preventable Dangers of Residential Elevators

For more than 70 years, a defect that allows small children to get caught in between the doors of residential elevators has been known to executives in the elevator industry. Instead of working to fix the problem and notify homeowners, they have fought back against regulations even as children are being severely injured and killed. [….]


Airbag defect investigation expands to include 12.3 million vehicles

A recent investigation has lead to the discovery of potential defects in airbags installed in 12.3 million vehicles made by Kia, Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Hyundai, Honda, and Toyota. The ZF-TRW manufactured airbag, according to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), could fail to deploy during a crash, and vehicles with the model years 2010 [….]


Cut Melon Linked To Salmonella

A recall has been issued on fresh melon products produced by Indianapolis-based Caito Foods. The recall includes fresh-cut honeydew melon, watermelon, and cantaloupe, as well as mixed fruit products containing any of the aforementioned melon. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this recall comes after links to potential contamination of Salmonella Carrau, [….]


U by Kotex Recall

Kimberly-Clark issued a recall for some U by Kotex tampons after a “quality related defect” has caused the tampons to unravel or come apart inside of consumers’ bodies leaving pieces behind. The defect has caused a number of consumers to seek medical attention in order to remove the pieces left inside their bodies. There also [….]


Defective medical devices get FDA approval through loophole

While all medical devices come with an inherent risk factor, in the United States the risks are heightened beyond what they should be. This is because of a loophole in the Food and Drug Administration’s process for getting approval. Despite the fact that medical devices have become more complicated and ubiquitous since the FDA started [….]


FAA bans flying with Samsung’s Note 7 smartphones

Due to numerous incidents of battery fires, the United States Federal Aviation Administration banned people from flying to, from, or within the country with their Samsung Note 7 smartphones. In a recently released statement, Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said, “We recognize that banning these phones from airlines will inconvenience some passengers, but the [….]


Car histories erased all over Illinois and Indiana

Automotive experts have recently found that pertinent information has been removed from documents regarding over 30,000 vehicles in Illinois and Indiana, Chicago investigative news outlet ABC7 I-TEAM reported. There is a danger that residents from both states may have been driving cars with erased odometers, a history of car wrecks, or other unsafe elements that [….]


Senate subcommittee to question GM’s investigation

A Senate commerce subcommittee is set to question General Motors’s CEO Mary Barra on July 17 about the process by which U.S. attorney Anton Valukas conducted an investigation into the company’s faulty ignition switch fiasco, the Associated Press reported. Senators are also set to question the conclusion that it was the fault of one person – engineer [….]


Legal experts at GM increase as company issues more recalls

Because Detroit-based automaker General Motors Co. recalled 13.6 million vehicles in the United States alone this year, the company’s legal department might be experiencing some kind of turnover, Inside Counsel article reported on May 21. According to GM general counsel Michael Millikin, a professional legal adviser has been hired to work closely with the global safety and vehicle [….]