Study Shows Most Baby Foods Contain Toxic Heavy Metals

The Wexler Wallace blog offers detailed insights, updates and commentary on current events related to class action and multidistrict lawsuits…

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9th Circuit Rules CFPB Leadership Structure is Constitutional

We’ve talked a lot about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) over the years. We’ve applauded the bureau’s work going…

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Lawsuits Allege Amazon Discriminates Against Muslims and Pregnant Women

Amazon has received numerous complaints from current and former employees over the years, ranging from warehouse conditions that treat workers…

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FDA Ending Controversial ‘Alternative Summary Reporting’ Program for Faulty Medical Devices

For decades, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed certain medical device manufacturers including Covidien (now a division of…

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Study Confirms Link Between Diabetes Drugs and Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Adverse effects from prescription drugs are extremely common, ranging from relatively minor inconveniences like dry mouth and drowsiness to serious…

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The Troubling Future of Digital Drugs

One of the most common questions doctors ask of patients is “have you been taking your medication as directed?” It’s…

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Homeland Security Considers Classifying Fentanyl as a ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

The opioid epidemic in America is one of the most unique and challenging public health crises we’ve ever faced. From…

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Is it Time for New U.S. Data Privacy Laws?

“If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product.” While this phrase actually pre-dates the internet, it has…

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FDA Investigates Potential Link between Vaping and Seizures

The Food and Drug Administration has reviewed 35 reports of seizures among e-cigarette users, mainly young people. The FDA is…

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Johnson & Johnson Targeted African-American, Overweight Women in Baby Powder Marketing

2006 was not the best year for the cosmetic talc industry. The World Heath Organization (WHO) began efforts to classify…

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Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Linked to Numerous Infant Deaths

 

Update 4/12/19: Fisher-Price has announced a voluntary recall of 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers. Click here for more information…

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