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 $2.79M Slip-Fall Verdict Against Kroger Stands

Michael Neff said the Kroger case verdict has been listed as the largest in Georgia history against a grocery store for a slip-and-fall. “Companies need to be held accountable,” he said. read more

 

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 Triclosan in antibacterial soaps promotes buildup of dangerous staph bacteria in nose, study shows

“An ingredient commonly used in anti-bacterial soaps and other products to kill germs may actually promote the buildup of dangerous bacteria in the nose, a risk factor for serious infections…” read more

 

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 OSHA Settlement With Wal-Mart Calls For Use of Third-Party Safety Auditors 

“Federal  OSHA announced  this week a settlement agreement with Wal-Mart for serious safety violations found at its store on Chili Avenue in Rochester, NY…” read more

 

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 Tricoslan: What Consumers Should Know

What is triclosan? Triclosan is an ingredient added to many consumer products to reduce or prevent bacterial contamination. It may be found in products such as clothing, kitchenware, furniture…” read more 

 

 

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FDA Taking Closer Look at ‘Antibacterial’ Soap

“When you’re buying soaps and body washes, do you reach for the bar or bottle labeled “antibacterial”? Are you thinking that these products, in addition to keeping you clean, will reduce your risk of getting sick or passing on germs to others? Not necessarily…” read more