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    • FDA's 1-800-GET-THIN warning follows L.A. County official's complaint

      FDA's 1-800-GET-THIN warning follows L.A. County official's complaint

      The LA Times reports that the FDA is finally taking action on the 1-800-GET THIN lap-band advertising program.

      It's about time! The deaths that have occurred in some patients are…

    • Distracted Driving: NTSB Calls for Total Ban

      Distracted Driving: NTSB Calls for Total Ban

      There has been a growing awareness of the dangers of cell phone use while driving. California, like many other states, enacted a ban on hand-held devices. On Tuesday, the National Transportaion…

    • Failure to Wear Seat Belt Leads to Death of Kerman Teen

      Failure to Wear Seat Belt Leads to Death of Kerman Teen

      You simply can't overstate the safety consequences of failing to wear a seat belt when driving. Friday night a young woman from Kerman was killed when the vehicle she was driving ran off the…

    • CPSC – Safer Cribs for Babies

      CPSC – Safer Cribs for Babies

      In December 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted unanimously to approve new mandatory crib standards. All distributors, importers, manufacturers and retailers will be…

    • Ground Beef Recalled In Six States Including California

      Ground Beef Recalled In Six States Including California

      Nature’s Harvest and Organic Harvest ground beef products sold in several states, including California, have been recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination.
      First Class Foods, Inc.,…

    • Granola Bars Recalled By Trader Joe's

      Granola Bars Recalled By Trader Joe's

      Trader Joe’s, a California-based specialty grocery chain, is voluntarily recalling its
      Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chip Chewy Coated Granola Bars, because it has the potential to be…

    • Wrongful Death Suit Filed In Deadly Crash

      Wrongful Death Suit Filed In Deadly Crash

      The families of four victims tragically killed in a car wreck last week are suing for unlimited compensation.
      The wrongful death suit, filed on August 6th in Fresno County Superior Court targets…

    • Two Chowchilla Teens Killed In Fiery Crash

      Two Chowchilla Teens Killed In Fiery Crash

      A tragic car accident claimed two teens driving on a rural road in Madera County on Tuesday.
      The car accident happened when the driver failed to heed a stop sign at the intersection of Road 9 and…

    • Consumer Product Safety Commission Sued Over Unsafe Chemicals in Toys

      Consumer Product Safety Commission Sued Over Unsafe Chemicals in Toys

      Two consumer groups, the Natural Resouces Defense Council and Public Citizen, have filed a lawsuit against the Consumer Product Safety Commision, claiming that the CSPC is not correctly implementing…

    • Consumer Safety Recalls for 2008 Set New Record

      Consumer Safety Recalls for 2008 Set New Record

      A report issued by Consumers Union on December 2 contains troubling news for consumers, expecially parents. CU’s report, title Still Not Safe, notes that 2008 set a new record for recalls by the…