USDA: Major Food Recalls Due to Undeclared Allergens and Misbranding

USDA: Major food recalls due to undeclared allergens and misbranding TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced several large food recalls. The recalls are due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. An ingredient supplier notified companies on June 6 that bread crumbs the companies […]

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

It’s Spring! The time of year when riders will be pulling their motorcycles out of the garage, doing a little maintenance, and hitting the roads. In recognition of this, May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month because it is important to understand motorcyclists rights and privileges, which are the same rights and privileges as cars. Share the […]

Volkswagen Recalls Some 2016-2017 Cars

Volkswagen Recalls Some 2016-17 Cars Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 CC vehicles. Incorrect front seat head restraints (rests) have been installed in some of the affected vehicles. This manufacturing error may result in the seat occupant’s head being inadequately restrained in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles […]

Internet Privacy: ISPs get green light to sell users’ web history

Internet Privacy? The US Senate has voted to eliminate broadband privacy rules that would have required ISPs (Internet Service Providers) to get consumers’ explicit consent before selling or sharing web browsing data and other private data with advertisers as well as other companies. Seems that the UK’s Snooper’s Charter was only the beginning of a much more […]

Vegan mac and cheese recalled for dairy

Boulder Brands initiated the recall after being informed by consumers that the product may contain dairy. Several consumers have informed the company concerning allergic reactions suggesting the presence of a dairy allergen. All affected distributors and retail customers are being notified and the affected products are being removed from store shelves. Source: Vegan mac and […]

Ton Shen Health Recalls “DHZC-2 Tablet” Due To Lead Contamination Concerns

Product Recalled: Tablets Contain Unsafe Lead Levels The U.S. Food and Drug administration announced that Ton Shen Health of Chicago, IL, has recalled its “DHZC-2” Tablets because they have the potential to be contaminated with unsafe lead levels, a naturally occurring element that can affect multiple body system and which is particularly harmful to young children. The […]

Medical Device Injuries: FDA Data Reveals Increasing Risk

  The FDA receives thousands of reports each year detailing the deaths, serious injuries, and malfunctions associated with medical devices in order to monitor the safety and performance of medical devices. As a service to device manufacturers, physicians, patients, and researchers, the FDA has collected the data retrieved in these reports and made it available […]