The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued an urgent warning about the Peloton Tread + treadmill (Tread Plus) – that it poses a significant risk to children and pets. This after more than 20 children and pets have reportedly been dragged under the machine. The CPSC has a video to show just how it happens. […]
Paraquat is a highly toxic and widely used herbicide and, according to Friends of the Earth, is the “most acutely toxic herbicide” in the U.S. Manufactured by the Swiss company, Syngenta, paraquat is used to kill various types of weeds in soybean fields and crops, including marijuana. According to the Department of Agriculture, on U.S. soybeans, […]
Arsenic, lead, cadmium, mercury – all heavy metals you might expect to find in a machine shop, not baby foods. A shocking report was issued February 4 from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, and based on an investigation, “Healthy Babies Bright Futures,” from a coalition of seven nonprofits interested in environmental health. The […]
Johnson & Johnson, (J&J) is facing 25,000 talcum powder lawsuits filed by women who claim J&J’s Baby Powder contained asbestos that caused their cancers. The company announced recently it has set aside $3.9 billion in talc-related litigation costs and settlements. The information was contained in a securities filing, released February 22, and it represents twice […]
The 3M company has reached a milestone, a dubious distinction. With 233,575 defective product lawsuits filed, the multidistrict litigation (MDL) naming Minneapolis-based 3M over its Combat Arms Earplugs, has now become the largest mass tort in history, exceeding the number of asbestos cases filed in multidistrict litigation in one court (192,118). Combat Arms Earplugs, Version […]
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