Entries by John Inserra

Johnson & Johnson — Guilty Plea

Walk to your medicine cabinet and throw away all your over-the-counter drugs made by Johnson & Johnson. Does that sound alarmist? Perhaps it does, but Johnson & Johnson subsidiary (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) just pled guilty on March 10, 2015 to selling their millions of loyal consumers contaminated drugs. From 2008 to 2010 Johnson & Johnson […]

It’s Not Only Drivers that Cause Vehicular Accidents

Recently a relatively surprising accident came out in the Massachusetts news when, on Route 95, an axe flew off a landscaping truck and landed halfway through the passenger side of a car’s windshield traveling behind the truck. An alarming photo shows the axe point stopped at the dashboard, not much more than a foot from […]

Aqua-Leisure Recalls Children’s Trampolines

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: First Fitness® Trampolines with […]

Walmart Trampoline Recall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2012 Release #12-172 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888)-965-0565 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Trampolines Recalled by Sportspower Limited Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary […]

Avandia Manufacturer

According to the Washington Post the British drugmaker Glaxo-SmithKline has tentatively agreed to pay the U.S. government $3 billion to settle multiple civil and criminal investigations. While the total settlement has not been made public the complaint about pharmaceutical companies has been marketing of drugs for conditions not approved by the FDA.

Consumer Product Recall for Another Gel Fuel

“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2011 Release #12-020 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 558-1511 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Evergreen Enterprises Recalls Pourable Gel Fuel Due to Burn and Flash Fire Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a […]

New findings about the drug YAZ

The Washington Post reports: A new study released by the Food and Drug Administration reviewed the medical history of more than 800,000 U.S. women taking different forms of birth control between 2001 and 2007. On average, woman taking Yaz had a 75 percent greater chance of experiencing a blood clot than women taking older birth […]

Transvaginal Mesh

Have you experienced complications with vaginal mesh implants? In the last three years, the Food and Drug Administration says it has received nearly 3,000 reports of complications from transvaginal mesh. Vaginal Mesh Implant Complications include: Mesh erosion through the vagina Pain during sexual intercourse Organ perforation Urinary problems Bleeding Infection This is what we are […]

What Organizations Pay to Lobby

Out of pure curiosity, I was wondering what some of the organizations I belong to paid lobbyist. I came across a website that allowed me to search all kinds of organizations and what they paid to lobbyists. If you believe that money buys influence, you can really see who is doing the buying. According to the website, […]