HeartMate Device Recall Raises Concerns Over Patient Safety and Transparency in Medical Device Industry

LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana – After the FDA’s announcement of a recall on heart devices linked to injuries and deaths, concerns are rising about the safety of mechanical heart pumps like the HeartMate 2 and HeartMate 3. The HeartMate 3, touted as the safest of its kind, has been associated with over 4,500 reports potentially linking … Read more

FDA Issues Recall for Abbott’s HeartMate Devices Due to Safety Concerns Resulting in Deaths

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class I recall on nearly 14,000 HeartMate left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) manufactured by Abbott and Thoratec, citing safety concerns that have led to multiple deaths. The recall includes both the HeartMate II LVAD and HeartMate 3 LVAD due to the gradual buildup … Read more

Medical Device Recall: Potential Death Risk for Patients with OmniLab Advanced and Other Devices recalled by Health Canada

Toronto, Canada – Health Canada has issued recalls for several medical devices, raising concerns about potential risks to patients. One of the devices in question is the OmniLab Advanced, primarily used for individuals with sleep apnea, a condition characterized by interrupted breathing during sleep. The agency warns that the device’s ventilator may experience internal errors, … Read more

Recall: Onewheel Electric Skateboards Linked to Four Deaths and Injuries

LOS ANGELES, California – In a recent announcement, federal regulators revealed that all models of Onewheel self-balancing electric skateboards are being recalled due to safety concerns. The recall comes after reports of at least four deaths and multiple injuries linked to the skateboards in recent years. The recall affects approximately 300,000 Onewheel skateboards manufactured by … Read more

Skateboard Recall: 300,000 Electric Skateboards Recalled After Multiple Deaths Reported

Rochester, New York – A recall has been issued for 300,000 self-balancing electric skateboards after four deaths were reported due to a crash hazard, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The reason behind the recall is the potential for the skateboards to stop balancing the rider if the board’s limits are … Read more

Dairy Recall: Deadly Listeria Outbreak Linked to Rizo-López Foods Nationwide

Dallas, Texas – Rizo-López Foods Inc. has issued a nationwide recall of over 60 dairy products due to a multistate listeria outbreak. The outbreak has resulted in 23 hospitalizations and two deaths, prompting a warning from health officials not to consume the affected items. The recalled products include popular Super Bowl snacks such as queso … Read more

Recall: Onewheel Maker Future Motion Recalls Electric Skateboards After Fatalities and Injuries

SANTA CRUZ, California – After four reported deaths and multiple injuries linked to their products, Future Motion, the maker of Onewheel electric skateboards, has announced a recall of all models of its e-skateboards. This decision comes after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission began urging the company to recall the one-wheeled skateboards in November 2022, … Read more

Recall Alert: Listeria Outbreak Linked to Rizo-López Foods Inc. Dairy Products

Health officials in California are urging consumers to check their refrigerators and freezers for a wide variety of dairy products that may be contaminated with listeria, a bacterium that can cause serious illness. The products, including popular Super Bowl snacks like queso fresco and Cotija cheese, had been distributed nationwide under several brand names, leading … Read more

Safety Recall: OneWheel Electric Skateboards Pose Serious Injury Risk, Prompting Immediate Stop in Use

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — OneWheel riders in Santa Cruz, California are urged to immediately discontinue the use of their electric skateboards, as there have been numerous reports of injuries and even four reported deaths. The U.S. Consumer Product Commission has issued a recall of 300,000 electric skateboards manufactured by Future Motion, a company based in … Read more

Electric Skateboards Recall: Crash Hazard Linked to Four Deaths

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three hundred thousand self-balancing electric skateboards have been recalled due to a crash hazard and four reported deaths. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) stated that the reason for the recall is that the skateboards can stop balancing the rider if the board’s limits are exceeded, posing a crash … Read more