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Blog Posts in October, 2013

  • FDA Issues Recall Notice about LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent

    The FDA recently warned of a recall affecting LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent distributed between November 2011 and June 2012. The maker of this defective medical device, Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc., recalled the device and issued an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification to its customers. The device "is an implantable... stent and delivery system used to improve the inner open space of a blood ...
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  • FDA Warns Dietary Supplement Might Cause Acute Hepatitis

    The FDA recently warned of a possible link between OxyElite Pro and some 29 cases of acute non-viral hepatitis in Hawaii. OxyElite Pro is a dietary supplement advertised as aiding weight loss and distributed by USPlabs throughout the U.S. Some of the hepatitis cases required hospitalization, and one person has died. The FDA is inspecting the manufacturing facilities involved with the product. It ...
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