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Frank Bailey

Does Prempro Cause Breast Cancer

A Reno, Nevada jury fixed damages for three women who took Prempro and Premarin at $35 million in compensatory damages. The jury also assessed $99 million in punitive damages against the manufacturer of the drugs. The Plaintiffs asserted that they contracted breast cancer from taking the artificial hormones and the jury agreed. Company documents indicated that the company knew there was a risk…

Shannon Weidemann

Fresh Spinach Recalled For Salmonella

The latest spinach recall is raising questions about how the leafy green industry is regulated and people wanting more inspections by the FDA. Metz Fresh discovered some of their spinach was tainted with Salmonella during testing. They were able to stop about 90 percent of the contaminated spinach from reaching consumers. California’s leafy greens industry adopted the voluntary regulations…

Jenny Albano

Wal-Mart Pulls Pet Treats From Shelves

Wal-Mart recently pulled certain dog treats from their shelves with out publicly announcing their decision. The treats were removed because some customers complained that there dogs became ill after eating the product. The company removed Chicken Jerky Strips from Import-Pingyang Pet Product Co. and Chicken Jerky from Shanghai Bestro Trading on July 26, but so far there has not been a recall…