Boston Bicyclist Struck and Killed

A visiting scientist from Japan has been killed while riding her bicycle in Boston. Police say that the rider, who has been working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was struck at the intersection of Beacon Street and Charlesgate West at about 3:30 pm

By |2021-04-16T12:33:38-04:00May 20, 2013|

Papa Bear Loungeabouts Recalled for Flammability

 The playful papa bear lounge about has been recalled due to flammability standard failure. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (UPCPSC) claims that about 10,000 of these pajamas have been recalled as they pose a burn injury risk to the kids who wear them.  

By |2021-04-16T07:20:38-04:00March 1, 2012|

Johnson & Johnson’s CEO Steps Down

Following an embarrassing streak of recalls, Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) longtime CEO, Bill Weldon, has announced his resignation as the health care giant's top executive. Product recalls ranging from Tylenol to Benadryl have cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars and have eroded consumer

By |2021-04-16T14:38:03-04:00February 24, 2012|

Lee Carter Co. Announces Voluntary Recall of Two Kids Products

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of Lee Carter Co.’s action figure toys and baby rattles, manufactured in Mexico.   About 7,000 of the Super Luchamania Action Figures were sold. The recalled action figures, sold in packs of 12, are

By |2021-04-17T06:13:52-04:00January 30, 2012|

Costa Cruise Line Faces Charges

It has been two weeks since the disastrous cruise ship accident that occurred off Giglio Island in Florence. Since then, there have been estimates of up to 16 casualties.   Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise-line owner, was sued for at least $100 million for

By |2021-04-15T15:21:34-04:00January 30, 2012|

Instant Soup: A Serious Burn Threat To Children

Parents now have to be aware of yet another danger to children - studies have shown that instant cups of soup present a serious risk of scalding and scarring. The danger lies in the product’s design. The styrofoam cups full of noodles tend to be

By |2021-04-17T04:34:41-04:00January 17, 2012|
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