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Bayer settlement in Roundup cancer lawsuits tops $10 billion

After more than one year of negotiations, Bayer AG has agreed to pay as much as $10.9 billion to settle nearly 100,000 U.S. lawsuits that claimed the German drug and pesticide giant’s popular Roundup weedkiller caused cancer. In a statement issued Wednesday, Bayer

Bayer settlement in Roundup cancer lawsuits tops $10 billion2020-06-25T03:43:33-04:00

These 9 hand sanitizers may contain a potentially fatal ingredient, FDA warns

(CNN)The US Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to use hand sanitizer products manufactured by Eskbiochem SA due to the potential presence of a toxic chemical. The FDA has discovered methanol, a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through skin

These 9 hand sanitizers may contain a potentially fatal ingredient, FDA warns2020-06-24T01:23:54-04:00

USDA product recalls fall in first quarter

INDIANAPOLIS — Public gatherings aren’t the only activity hampered by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Food product recalls also took a hit during the first quarter of 2020, Stericycle Expert Solutions said in its First Quarter 2020 Recall Index. Stericycle collects and analyzes data

USDA product recalls fall in first quarter2020-06-08T05:25:28-04:00

First Big Metformin Product Recalled, More on the Way

Immediately after the FDA said it found elevated levels of the carcinogenic ingredient N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in certain extended release (ER) metformin products, the first 2 major recalls are underway. Both Apotex Corp and Amneal Pharmaceuticals have issued a voluntary recall of its metformin hydrochloride extended-release

First Big Metformin Product Recalled, More on the Way2020-06-07T11:02:18-04:00

LA Sues California Company, Alleging ‘Sophisticated’ COVID-19 Fraud

The city attorney of Los Angeles announced Wednesday that his office is suing Wellness Matrix Group for allegedly engaging in a "fraudulent scheme" related to the COVID-19 pandemic that was both "sophisticated" and "wide ranging." The lawsuit alleges that the California-based company sold

LA Sues California Company, Alleging ‘Sophisticated’ COVID-19 Fraud2020-05-28T02:19:18-04:00

FDA Requests Removal of All Ranitidine Products (Zantac) from the Market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is requesting manufacturers withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately. This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medications (commonly known by the

FDA Requests Removal of All Ranitidine Products (Zantac) from the Market2020-04-04T18:59:57-04:00

The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lung

E-cigarettes are a relatively new tobacco product that have been sold in the U.S. for about a decade The e-cigarettes currently in the U.S. marketplace have not been systemically reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration to determine their impact on lung health. While much

The Impact of E-Cigarettes on the Lung2019-09-17T18:36:44-04:00

The Current Healthcare Bill: Eroding The Rights of Individuals to Seek Justice in Courts

Last Thursday, May 4, the House of Representatives passed by one vote the Republican plan to replace Obamacare. Among other things, this bill will have a significant impact on lawsuits related to medical malpractice. According to a report by the New York Times, the bill would impose

The Current Healthcare Bill: Eroding The Rights of Individuals to Seek Justice in Courts2018-06-30T20:37:56-04:00