FDA Warns of Illegally Sold Cancer Treatments

Consumer Safety Alerts

The FDA recently issued a safety alert, along with warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. These products include pills, topical creams, ointments, oils, drops, syrups, teas and diagnostics (such as thermography devices). The products are marketed and sold…

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FDA Warns 10 Children’s Deaths and Hundreds of Adverse Events May Be Linked to Homeopathic Teething Tablets

Consumer Safety Alerts

As reported in national news media, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration advised today that 10 deaths of children who used homeopathic teething tablets and 400 adverse events associated with the tablets have been reported. Homeopathic teething tablets and gels are distributed by CVS, Hyland’s, and possibly others, and are sold in retail stores and…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phone Problems Continue. Consumers Urged to Shut Off Phones.

Consumer Safety Alerts

Samsung has now withdrawn all of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from sale globally as fires continue despite “safe” replacements. Consumers are being warned by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Samsung to immediately turn off their phones. In response, the Federal Aviation Administration has also restated its plea to passengers onboard aircraft…

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 Phones Recalled Due to Serious Safety Risk After Reports of Batteries Overheating Causing Burn Injuries and Fires in Cars and Garages

Consumer Safety Alerts

Last Thursday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued an official recall of certain Galaxy Note7 smartphones as the affected devices can overheat and pose a safety risk. According to the CPSC, Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the U.S., including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage,…

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