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Upscale Brands Recall Foods Containing Hard Boiled Eggs

According to the FDA, Allison’s Gourmet Kitchens and Wegmans Supermarkets are among the latest U.S. brands to recall potentially contaminated foods. For a full list of Allison’s Gourmet Kitchen recalled products, and the states affected, click here. http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm290198.htm?source=govdelivery For a full list of Wegmans recalled products, and the stores affected, click here. http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm290212.htm?source=govdelivery How to -->

RECALL Green Valley Food Corp. Expands Recall to Include Additional Products

Green Valley Food Corp. is recalling approximately 35,159 cases of a variety of products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in infants, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms -->

Treating Diabetes with Actos and Risk of Bladder Cancer

Mr. Fromson is a Partner with Finkelstein & Partners, LLP, and he participates in the firm’s litigation involving dangerous drugs. Being a diabetic is tough enough and monitoring your blood sugar just got tougher.  Users of the drug, Actos, who already have to confront its association with heart failure, now confront another concern:  bladder cancer.  -->

FDA Reports Excess Radiation from PET scan

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now alerting healthcare professionals to stop using CardioGen-82 (manufactured by Bracco Diagnostics, Inc.) for cardiac positron emission tomography (PET) scans. The FDA reports that patients undergoing a CardioGen-82 PET scan are being exposed to excess radiation. A PET scan is a unique type of imaging test that -->

Combining Painkillers with Tylenol: FDA Warns of Acetaminophen and Liver Injuries

Kenneth Fromson is a Partner at Finkelstein & Partners, LLP, and participates in the firm’s pharmaceutical litigation. Last week, the FDA announced a new labeling requirement for drug companies who sell prescription pain medications that include acetaminophen.  Specifically, because of a risk of serious liver injury  — or death — consumers will get the benefit -->

Following $36 Million Verdict, Philadelphia Judge Paves Way for Finkelstein’s Next Prempro Trial

Mr. Fromson is a Partner with Finkelstein & Partners, LLP, and participates in the firm’s litigation regarding dangerous drugs. Last week, Judge Sandra Moss rejected a request to dismiss the lawsuits of 4 women who claim they suffered breast cancer from drugmaker Wyeth’s hormone therapy drug, Prempro. Wyeth, based in Madison, NJ, was acquired by -->