A Texas jury awarded a woman $1.2 million after she filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, which claimed that the vaginal sling implants designed by the company were defective. The woman said that the defective product caused her to suffer pelvic pain.
Texas workout enthusiasts might want to note that the company Physique Enhancing Science recalled two of its nutritional offerings. PES recalled some lots of Enhanced, a supplement used before workouts, and the advertised fat-burner Alphamine for possibly being dangerous products. The supplements contained an ingredient, aegeline, that federal regulators claim lacks evidence of being safe. PES stated that Enhanced was being reformulated, and the updated product is expected to be released in January.
Texas residents who have purchased Crunch Pak Apple Slices may want to ensure that products they have bought are not part of a recall before consuming them. According to the manufacturer, the apple slices are considered a defective product because they may contain Listeria monocytogenes. While no illnesses have been reported due to people consuming affected Crunch Pak Apple Slices, Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can be dangerous to children, the elderly and pregnant women.
Texas parents should be aware of a recent product recall of an acetaminophen infant suspension liquid in the 160mg, 5mL size, which is sold in 2 oz. and 4 oz bottles. The recall was issued by The Perrigo Company due to a potential defect with the oral syringe that is packaged with the liquid suspension bottles.
Taylor Farms, a producer of bagged salad kits and other foods beloved by some Texas denizens, recently issued a recall for more than 5,000 pounds of one of its products. The affected items were "Broccoli Crunch" salad kits that may have been contaminated with the Listeria bacteria, and reports said that they were produced between Oct. 21 and 23.