Duodenoscope Contamination Rates Higher Than Expected, FDA Reports

A medical device tied to deadly bacterial infections continues to contain high pathogen levels even after rigorous sanitization protocols are followed, according to the US Food & Drug Administration. In an April 12, 2019 Safety [...]

By |April 18th, 2019|Categories: Duodenoscopes|0 Comments

Duodenoscopes & 3 New Strategies To Kill Superbugs

A series of threatening superbug outbreaks in medical centers has brought the use of duodenoscopes to light, indicating that the medical product may serve as a hidden breeding ground for deadly microbes. Several patients who have [...]

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Duodenoscopes|0 Comments

Dollar General Baby Cough Syrup May Contain Life-Threatening Bacteria

A brand of cough syrup intended for babies and sold nationwide is being recalled because it may be contaminated with life-threatening bacteria. The recall, issued by New York-based Kingston Pharmaceuticals, involves the Dollar General-branded cough [...]

By |March 21st, 2019|Categories: Recalls|0 Comments

Boston Market Frozen Pork Ribs Recalled Over Glass Contamination

Frozen dinners marketed under the Boston Market brand have been recalled by their manufacturer after the company learned they might be contaminated with pieces of glass or hard plastic, posing a serious safety risk to [...]

By |February 26th, 2019|Categories: Recalls|0 Comments

J&J Commits $413 Million To Settle Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuits

More explosive details have emerged from the recent settlement issued by global healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson, which seeks to resolve a host of claims filed over subsidiary Depuy Synthes' line of Pinnacle hip implants, [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Hip Implants|0 Comments