CONSUMER ALERTS

Lipitor Health Alert

Lipitor Health Alert

March 10, 2014

Recent medical studies have linked the use of Lipitor to an increased risk for diabetes in women who take the medication to lower their cholesterol levels. Lipitor is the brand name for the drug atorvastatin. It is manufactured by the American pharmaceutical company Pfizer. There has been an exponential growth of Cholesterol lowering medications like […]

Vaginal Mesh Issues

Vaginal Mesh Issues

Erin is standing beside the thousands of women who have been adversely impacted by vaginal mesh. On July 13, 2011, the FDA announced that patients undergoing pelvic organ prolapse repair with a surgical mesh may be at a greater risk for mesh complications than women pursuing other surgical treatments. Over a number of months, Erin […]

Vitaminwater Lawsuit to Proceed

Vitaminwater Lawsuit to Proceed

August 4, 2013

On the back of the Center for Science in the Public Interest and consumers in New York and California filing a lawsuit in Jan. 2009, alleging deceptive labeling and marketing by Coca-Cola, a court has ruled that a lawsuit may proceed as a class action. The Consumer advocacy group alleges that Coca-Cola has deceptively labeled […]

FDA Sets a Standard on Labeling ‘Gluten Free’

FDA Sets a Standard on Labeling ‘Gluten Free’

The federal government’s decision to set a standard for gluten-free claims on food labels is good news for the three million Americans who suffer from celiac disease. In 2004, Congress passed a law calling on the FDA to set such standards. Read More

Bridgeton Landfill Community Meeting

Bridgeton Landfill Community Meeting

June 15, 2013

Nationally recognized, leading attorney, Thomas Girardi and Erin’s Environmental Investigator, Robert Bowcock, will be hosting a community meeting to address your questions and concerns about the Bridgeton Landfill. Residents, property owners, business owners & any other concerned community members are invited to share any concerns and questions regarding this situation. You will get straightforward answers. […]

TCE Exposure Linked to Cancers

TCE Exposure Linked to Cancers

June 5, 2013

According to a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Trichloroethylene (TCE) exposure has possible links to increased liver cancer risk. TCE has been used widely as a dry cleaning solvent and degreaser and to date, epidemiologists have reported its potential association in heightening the risks of kidney, cervix, liver and […]

Filshie Clips

Filshie Clips

February 5, 2013

According to the manufacturer of Filshie Clips: Simple and reliable, the small titanium clip with soft Silastic® lining is an effective and immediate method of female sterilization. Once applied, the clip lining maintains pressure on the tube, resulting in complete tubal occlusion and eventual necrosis at the clip site. Filshie Tubal Ligation System clips can […]