In January 2016, a lawsuit, which is seeking class-action status, was filed in federal court in San Francisco, claiming that Fitbit's PurePulse heart rate monitoring technology is inaccurate by an average of 24.34 beats per minute (BPM) to 75 bpm in some cases. The lawsuit also challenges the company's binding arbitration policy. When Kate McLellan, [...]
Britax has issued a recall of more than 71,000 infant safety seats in the U.S., 3,900 in Canada and more than 900 in Mexico due to defective handles that can crack and break, which can cause the seat to fall to the ground. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Consumer Products Safety [...]
When you open up the container of Parmesan cheese to sprinkle on your lasagna, pizza or spaghetti and meatballs, you should be safe to assume that what you are eating is in fact Parmesan cheese. Turns out, that’s not always the case. In November of 2012, the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) paid a [...]
The Washington Post recently reported on a new synthetic drug being sold over-the-counter in gas stations and liquors stores throughout D.C. The drugs, sold under the names K2, Scooby Snax, Crazy Clown, Bizzaro and Spice (to name but a few), are synthetic forms of marijuana. A public warning has been issued about the dangers of [...]
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