Study reveals shocking lack of car safety for children

August 15, 2012 - A new study by University of Michigan researchers found that many individuals do not correctly utilize safety restraints for children in vehicles. The survey observed more than 21,000... Read More

Baby’s death investigated for possible link to infant formula

December 27, 2011 - Illinois authorities are investigating the death of a baby girl for a possible link to tainted infant formula. Batches of powdered Enfamil Newborn formula were pulled from store shelves of... Read More

Decorative contact lenses may have scary side effects

October 12, 2011 - For many people, Halloween costumes are serious business. Costumes go beyond clothes, with metallic face paints, colored hairsprays and twilight contacts for the eyes. But the Food and Drug... Read More

NHTSA calls for investigation of Ford F-150 pickup trucks

May 11, 2011 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this week announced a far-reaching investigation into the Ford F-150 pickup truck. Government inspectors are concerned that the... Read More

Deadline to report recalled fire sprinklers for replacement nears

April 25, 2011 - The deadline is fast approaching for residential and commercial property owners to report and receive replacements for defective fire sprinklers, recalled in June 2007. The initial... Read More

CPSC says pool drain covers may be improperly tested, unsafe

March 13, 2011 - Last March, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission voted to interpret the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, named for a 7-year-old who died in a pool-drain incident... Read More

Ford expands recall of Windstar minivan for rear axle corrosion

December 16, 2010 - Ford Motor Company recently announced it has expanded its recall of the Ford Windstar minivan due to problems with the rear axle, which can corrode and crack. Ford initially announced... Read More

E. coli found in new batches of Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough

January 18, 2010 - Toxic E. coli bacteria was found in two samples of Nestle USA's Toll House refrigerated cookie dough made at a Virginia plant, conjuring up bad memories of a similar outbreak just last... Read More

FDA warns of serious birth defects with use of migraine, seizure, bipolar medication

December 4, 2009 - An increased risk of major birth defects in babies born to women who take a type of medication to treat migraines, seizures and bipolar disorder during pregnancy has prompted a safety... Read More

CBS investigative report reveals Toyota hid evidence in rollover cases

September 1, 2009 - An investigative report by CBS reveals the lengths some big corporations will go to conceal evidence that casts the company and its products in a dubious light. The report features... Read More

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