Miscellaneous

TO GIVE OR NOT TO GIVE

The Big Give is a new show created by Oprah Winfrey. The purpose of the show, I believe is to raise awareness about giving. Oprah chose several people from around the world to compete in this new reality show that awards the winner a surprising $1,000,000. The Big Give came to Denver, CO on yesterday’s…

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Got Milk? Monsanto’s Milk is a Murky rBGH Mess.

Monsanto doesn’t want us to know what’s in the milk we’re drinking. Monsanto is fighting to ban labels that claim milk is rBGH free, claiming there is no way to verify the claim is true and there is no difference in milk from cows treated with rBGH and cows that are not treated. Thus they…

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Baxter Recall Expands to Include All Heparin Products

Baxter initially recalled nine lots of heparin sodium injection multi-dose vials on January 17, 2008 as a precautionary measure. Since then there have been 400 reports of adverse reactions, some life-threatening and 4 deaths. 4 deaths that didn’t have to happen. Baxter and the FDA claimed that removing additional lots and doses of Baxter’s heparin…

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A Friend in Need of a Kidney Transplant

Imagine the hope and excitement of graduating from high school and looking forward to the next, both exhilarating and terrifying chapter of your life as you head for college to pursue career of your dreams. Imagine the devastation as you learn you have a serious disorder that will put those dreams on hold and in…

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Largest Meat Recall in US History

Westland/Hallmark Meat Company, the supplier of ground beef to U.S. school lunch programs, recalled a record 143.4 million pounds of meat after the government said it was unfit for humans.

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FDA Ignores Congress and Lets Drug Companies Off the Hook

At Bachus & Schanker, LLC we believe your involvement can make a difference! Just when we thought the FDA is looking out for America’s best interests…read the following news from Linda Lipsen, Vice President, Public Affairs, American Association for Justice (Formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)

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Thousands of Kids Sent to ER Each Year for Cold Meds

A recent study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that about two-thirds of children who took cold and cough medicines unsupervised accounted for the 7,100 children sent to the emergency room each year.

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American Association for Justice Exposes Pharmaceutical Industry Study

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) recently released a statement exposing a current study by drug companies that was done to discredit personal injury attorneys. AAJ stated that the study was faulty and poorly researched by basing their facts entirely on Google searches. AAJ represents lawyers who have the interest of injured individuals at hand…

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A Denver Man Files Lawsuit for “Popcorn Lung”

A man from Denver, Wayne Watson, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Tuesday claiming injury from the ingredient used for artificial butter flavoring in microwave popcorn. Watson is believed to be one of the only consumers to develop the condition “popcorn lung” from eating microwave popcorn on a daily basis. The lawsuit involves…

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