Zippo is recalling about 660,000 Ronson tech torch auto starts in the United States and about 98,000 in Canada. The Ronson tech torch can continue to produce a flame after the activation trigger is released to the off position, posing a fire hazard.
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay nearly $117 million for the deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. An investigation found the company misrepresented the safety and effectiveness of the mesh and failed to disclose the risks of its use.
AutoNation, America’s largest auto retailer, is selling used vehicles with unrepaired safety recalls including explosive Takata airbags, faulty GM ignition switches, and defects with no fix available. A report found that one in nine cars have unrepaired defects.
The cold of fall is beginning to grip most areas of the country and winter will be here soon. If you’re thinking about your energy bills, it’s time to take action. The average household spends at least $2,200 on energy, and that at least half of that is for heating and cooling the home.
It’s that time of year. The weather’s getting cold and the “chills” of Halloween are looming on the horizon. Bloggers are writing about health concerns, useless information on the internet, failure as a learning tool, and how we became a “Lord of the Flies” society.
Ridgewood is recalling about 1 million Belmont four-drawer dressers. The recalled dressers are unstable and can tip over if they aren’t anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
Before Black Friday, Indigenous Peoples Day and Columbus Day sales are occurring, and some of them are worth shopping. However, the last couple of years, DealNews, a comparison shopping website, has seen a downturn in Columbus Day-Indigenous Peoples Day sales.
USDA rule speeding up pork lines and reducing inspectors should be set aside, consumer group and union argue
The USDA’s rule lifting the lid on line speeds and reducing the number of government safety inspectors by 40 percent at pork slaughter and processing plants should be set aside, lawyers from Public Citizen and United Food and Commercial Workers said in a lawsuit.
Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red and processed meats because of concerns that they’re linked to heart disease and cancer. However, a group of researchers said that advice isn’t backed by reliable scientific evidence.
“Three handwritten documents, dated between 2010 and 2014, were found in Aretha Franklin’s Michigan home in recent months, including one in a spiral notebook found under her couch cushions.” The Queen of Soul’s lack of a properly executed estate plan isn’t the first time a celebrity died without a will...