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Posts tagged "Defective Products"

Hot dogs sold nationwide may contain harmful bone fragments

It is time to check your refrigerator for a specific brand of hot dogs. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, hot dogs made by Marathon Enterprises known as Sabrett frankfurters may contain bone fragments. One person already suffered an oral injury from the pieces of bone and ligaments, and the company issued a recall of the products.

Who can appeal FDA decisions on required warnings on drug labels?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is supposed to approve pharmaceuticals only when they have been found to be generally safe and effective for most users. Basically, its job is to ensure that "quack" remedies aren't sold as medicines, and that effective medicines are not more dangerous than the conditions they treat.

Over $1 billion awarded in DePuy artificial hip case, more to come

A federal jury in Dallas has just ruled that officials at DePuy knew their Pinnacle hip replacement implants were defective but failed to warn doctors and patients as required by law. Six patients had sued DePuy and its parent company Johnson & Johnson after their hip implants failed, injuring them and requiring replacement.

10 Toys to avoid this holiday season

As the holiday season approaches, and parents and grandparents begin to consider what gifts to purchase for their young, the consumer advocacy group World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) has provided a measure of guidance. Namely, W.A.T.C.H revealed its list of the "10 Worst Toys of 2016"--that is, the toys it believes pose the greatest threat of danger to the children that play with them.

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