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Is It Possible to Keep Up with Product Recalls?

How do we stay safe and keep our families safe when products we use are recalled for safety reasons? Safety recalls are very important for all of us. Rarely a week, or sometimes even a day, passes without news of some type of consumer product, medical product, medicine, automotive, or food recall.

FDA Orders Black Box Warning for Essure Contraceptive

Essure is a permanent, implantable, birth control device for women, and was given approval back in 2002. Since that time, thousands of complaints have been submitted to the FDA. In September of 2015, the FDA held a hearing allowing stakeholders and other interested parties to testify before the September Advisory Committee. The FDA decided to take the following actions …