Bayer AG is blocked from selling its controversial dicamba-based herbicide in the U.S. after an appeals court rejected a federal regulator’s permit for the product, compounding the German company’s weed-killer woes.
by Periscope Group Recommends | May 28, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration is contacting certain drug companies that make extended-release versions of metformin, the popular diabetes medication, after the agency found pills contaminated with a chemical known to cause cancer.
by Periscope Group Recommends | May 26, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a sublingual film from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc, a unit of Japan-based Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma , for the treatment of “off” episodes in patients with Parkinson’s disease.
by Periscope Group Recommends | May 22, 2020
FDA Approves Bristol-Myers& Roche’s Drugs for Expanded Lung Cancer Indications
by Laura Crabtree | May 21, 2020
Johnson & Johnson have been the kingpin behind many products that have been pulled from the market since they were first founded in 1886.
by Periscope Group Recommends | May 21, 2020
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) on Tuesday announced it is discontinuing its talc-based baby powder line in the United States and Canada.
by Periscope Group Recommends | May 19, 2020
Johnson & Johnson discontinued its legacy talc-based baby-powder products in the U.S. and Canada after thousands of suits alleging asbestos contamination led to a decline in sales.
by Periscope Group Recommends | May 8, 2020
West Virginia has reached a $3.9 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit over the company’s marketing of a surgical mesh used to treat pelvic conditions in women, state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Monday.
by Periscope Group Recommends | Apr 17, 2020
Weeks after e-cigarette giant Juul voluntarily stopped selling many flavored vaping products popular with U.S. teens, sales rebounded as customers switched to varieties still on the shelves.
Monsanto has settled claims in a proposed class action alleging that it falsely advertised that the active ingredient in Roundup Weed & Grass Killer only affects plants with a $39.5 million deal that includes changing the labels on its products
Bayer AG has agreed on draft settlement terms with half a dozen law firms representing tens of thousands of plaintiffs alleging that the company’s Roundup weedkiller causes cancer.
Bayer AG’s settlement talks over tens of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer are heating up as the company’s lawyers meet with individual attorneys representing consumers across the U.S.
by Periscope Group Recommends | Mar 23, 2020
The biggest utility bankruptcy in U.S. history appears to be drawing to a close after PG&E Corp. reached a deal with California Governor Gavin Newsom over the company’s restructuring plan.
by Periscope Group Recommends | Oct 23, 2019
Recent developments in multidistrict litigations (MDLs) raise important questions about the responsibilities of lead attorneys and judges. Learn more in this interesting piece from Fordham Law Review.
by Periscope Group Recommends | Oct 23, 2019
In 2013, Propublica published an incredible story revealing how pharma giants laundered bribes to doctors in exchange for commitments to prescribe their expensive, proprietary and often dangerous products.
by Christina Morales | Aug 5, 2019
How much Roundup is too much and how much are we ingesting? Find out what studies, government agencies, and environmental groups are saying here.
by Christina Morales | Jul 31, 2019
Studies have shown that it’s not just glyphosate that makes Roundup a carcinogen, but the other proprietary ingredients can increase its toxicity. Learn more here.
by Christina Morales | Jul 22, 2019
Do you have old Roundup, pesticides, and cleaners sitting in your garage? You know they don’t belong in the garbage, but how do you get rid of them? Find out here!
by Christina Morales | May 16, 2019
Mega corporations sway politicians with financial contributions, including Bayer, the makers of Roundup. Find out which potential presidential candidate believes that Roundup should be banned.
by Periscope Group Recommends | Mar 26, 2019
Do you have or are you planning to have knee replacement surgery? Here are the different types available and one big warning to know about.
- Bayer Faces More Weedkiller Trouble as U.S. Court Bans Dicamba
- Contaminated diabetes drugs raise red flag for FDA oversight
- U.S. FDA approves Parkinson’s treatment from Sunovion Pharma
- Pharma Stock Roundup: FDA Ok’s Cancer Drugs for New Use, JNJ Stops US Baby Powder Sales
- Johnson & Johnson Talc-Based Powders Tossed off the Shelves
- Johnson & Johnson Pulls Talc-Based Baby Powder From US, Canada As Cancer Claims Kill Demand
- Johnson & Johnson Discontinues Talc Baby Powder in U.S., Canada
- Johnson & Johnsons settles West Virginia pelvic mesh lawsuit