Beginning on Dec. 1, Sandra E. Peterson, a Bayer executive, will become the group worldwide chairman of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), and will oversee a consent decree at the company’s troubled over-the-counter drug manufacturing plants after dozens of product recalls. … Continued
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The FDA is advising doctors to stop using ALL NECC products after at least one patient tested positive for fungal meningitis following a transplant surgery in which the patient received a cardioplegic solution made by NECC.
The easiest way to keep track of the peanut butter recalls is to bookmark this page, which will automatically update whenever we publish a new recall with the phrase ‘peanut butter’ in it.
As of our latest update (October 16th, 2012), the CDC reports 214 fungal meningitis cases in 15 states, including 15 deaths that may be associated with this recalled steroid injections. Those numbers expected to rise as more tests are performed … Continued
Stryker has recalled two modular neck stem models for hip implants because of the risk of corrosion and wear, which can cause tissue damage, according to Stryker’s recall website. The devices are the modular-neck hip stems ABG II and Rejuvenate. The risks posed by corrosion can lead to hip implant failure.
We have been receiving emails and comments from patients concerned about the prescription blood thinner drug Pradaxa, asking if it has been recalled because it was linked to an increased risk of heart attack and serious bleeding events.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has formally opened a safety defect investigation into the Chevy Volt after several crash tests revealed a fire risk involving the electric cars’ batteries.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed that Purity Cosmetics has voluntarily recalled one lot of its 100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Cocoa Plum eye shadow products due to bacterial contamination.
Recent Studies by the Food and Drug Administration as well as the French National Health Care Plan have linked the diabetes medication Actos, which contains pioglitazone, to an increased risk of bladder cancer compared to other anti-diabetes drugs. Actos is prescribed, along with diet and exercise, to control Type 2 Diabetes.
I love a good deal but there are certain things that just aren’t worth the savings when considering the option of buying used goods. Here are a few products that you should always buy new.
The FDA has released a warning to medical professionals about serious complications with transvaginal surgical mesh repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
Birth control medications that contain drospirenone, such as widely-used brands Yasmin and Yaz, have yet to be officially recalled, but given mounting scientific evidence, it appears the FDA is carefully weighing the matter.
A Kansas firm is recalling over 14,000 lbs of ground beef that could be contaminated with E. coli.
The yellow sac spider weaves a web in the evaporative canister vent line of the MAZDA6 vehicles. This may cause a restriction of the line, which could prevent air from getting into the gas tank, resulting in a crack in the gas tank that could cause a fire in 2009 and 2010 Mazda 6 sedans.
Some tips on how to find out if a used car has been recalled before you buy it, and how to register for recall alerts after the purchase.
Ford is recalling about 150,000 year 2005 and 2006 F-150 pickup trucks due to airbags that could deploy without warning, and without crashes.
GM is recalling over 44,000 Cadillac CTS vehicles (2009-2010) because a problem with the rear suspension hardware could cause a sudden loss of control resulting in a crash.
MEDTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AMBULANCE TYPE II VANS FOR NOT COMPLYING WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS ON SEATING SYSTEMS.
Some of the information below may have been updated since the original Honda Fit Recall alert. Also see the following recalls, which may make you change your mind about buying a 2007-2008 Honda Fit.
Nearly 800,000 Dorel child safety car seats have been recalled due to issues with unintentional loosening of the locking and release mechanism. The recalled car seats were made by Dorel Consumer Group between May 1, 2008 and April 30, 2009. They were marketed under brand names like Cosco, Safety First and Maxi-Cosi and sold at stores nationwide.