Whole Foods Market has announced that it has recalled made-in-store items prepared with organic and conventional stone fruit, including peaches, nectarines and plums, from Wawona Packing Co. because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has released the risk assessment on phthalates conducted for the CPSC by a congressionally mandated Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel (CHAP).
Earth Circle Organics is recalling its Organic Carob Powder after the company was notified by its supplier that the product could be contaminated with Salmonella.
In our last post, we discussed the curious implications of a highly cited, provocative medical paper, Yang et. al’s “Relationship Between Malpractice Litigation Pressure and Rates of Cesarean Section and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section,” which obliquely blames medical malpractice attorneys for skyrocketing rates of C-Sections.
A very frustrated worker contacted me recently. She didn’t need an attorney as she actually had a quite good one in her corner already – not my office and not someone in my statewide network of law firms, but still a firm I like and respect. This lawyer had taken her case to trial and won. There was a dispute as to whether or not she needed a back surgery and if so, was it related to a job injury.
Mary Wilkerson’s motion to have charges against her dismissed before the scheduled July 28 start of the trial of former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) executives has both the clock and the government running against it.
As the result of numerous national and international outbreaks of foodborne illness, food industries worldwide have come under increasing pressure to ensure that their products are safe, wholesome and meet government standards.
Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in April that it plans to permit a new weed killer called Enlist Duo onto the market, consumer advocates are attempting to dissuade the agency from doing so before a final decision is made.
A firefighter who injured her knee while standing up at her desk suffered an “idiopathic” injury that was not compensable, the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled in a split decision.
Judge Claude M. Hilton of the Eastern District of Virginia recently issued a Memorandum Opinion following up on his June 27, 2014 order (on which we previously wrote here and here) dismissing the complaint filed against the power tool industry by SawStop, LLC.