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Voluntary Baby Formula Recall Over Possible Bacteria Contamination

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a voluntary recall of over 675,000 cans of Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Formula Powder due to potential bacteria contamination. Manufacturer Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition issued the recall over possible Cronobacter sakazakii contamination. Nutramigen is a hypoallergenic infant formula for infants with allergies to cow’s milk. The CDC reports[…] Read More

FDA Issues Recall of Baby Formula, Formula Shortage Worsens

As parents have been scrambling to find baby formula due to supply chain issues in the ongoing pandemic, there is a secondary problem with three popular baby formulas. Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare have all reportedly been linked to illnesses. On Sunday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a recall for powdered baby formula brands,[…] Read More

What Are Strict Liability Rules for Defective Products?

Every year in the United States, people are injured by different types of products. Products that do not meet the consumer’s reasonable expectations for safety are considered defective or dangerous. Products liability law refers to a specific branch of law concerning liability when consumers are harmed by unsafe goods. In some personal injury claims, the[…] Read More

Johnson & Johnson Files Bankruptcy for Subsidiary Handling Talc Liabilities

In a strategy being referred to as the “Texas Two-Step,” Johnson & Johnson is asking a federal judge to temporarily halt all lawsuits related to its talc baby powder so it can negotiate a settlement under bankruptcy rules. The personal product’s manufacturer is financially healthy, but it formed a subsidiary in Texas, LTL Management LLC,[…] Read More

Popular Boppy Newborn Lounger Pillows Linked to 8 Deaths

Over three million Boppy newborn lounger pillows have been recalled by the manufacturer after being linked to eight suffocation deaths of infants between 2015 and 2020. The Consumer Products Safety Commission released an advisory Thursday regarding the decision, asking parents and caregivers to immediately discontinue use of the recalled products, which are: Boppy Original Newborn[…] Read More

Over Two Million Dehumidifiers Recalled for Possible Fire Hazard

Dehumidifiers sold under several well-known appliance brand names are being recalled because they may catch fire. According to an advisory from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), manufacturing firm New Widetech, which built a wide variety of dehumidifiers sold under brand names Honeywell and Amana, among many other well-known household brand names, reports 107 known[…] Read More

27,000 Peloton Bikes Recalled After Pedal Breakages and Injuries

Peloton, an indoor exercise bike with online streaming classes, recently announced a recall on clip-in pedals found on over 27,000 of their bikes. The recalled pedals are on bikes that were sold between July 2013 and May 2016. Peloton received over 120 reports of pedal breakages and 16 injuries, five of which required medical care.[…] Read More