Baby Bathtub Recall Due to Impact and Drowning Risks

We all want our world’s children to be safe. That’s why this story is an important one to share with anyone you know who has kids two-years-old or younger and who has one of these recalled baby bathtubs. Baby product company Summer Infant issued a voluntary baby bathtub recall due to impact and drowning risks.


Sargent Art Recalls Bacteria Contaminated Crafts Paints

In conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Sargent Art recalls bacteria contaminated crafts paints. Roughly 2.8M units sold in the U.S. contain the harmful, but not publicly identified bacteria. So far, no problems have been reported due to the contamination; however, those with compromised immune systems face a greater risk of developing serious





Johnson & Johnson Bedtime Bath Products Settlement

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a preliminary nationwide settlement approval on August 31, 2016, in the class action lawsuit against certain Johnson & Johnson Bedtime Bath Products. Any objections to the settlement must be filed with the court by December 19, 2016. A final approval hearing will be held


More Bad News for Wells Fargo CEO

Thanks in large part to Senator Elizabeth Warren’s indefatigable efforts to hold “too big to fail” banks accountable for their part in the financial crisis that devastated the country in 2008, Wells Fargo’s CEO John Strumpf is being forced by the bank to forfeit $41 million dollars as a result of his role in the


A Peek Behind Whole Foods’ Green Veneer

Ah, Whole Foods! The retailer that greets you with a bounty of flowers and fresh produce when you walk through their doors, inviting you to pile your cart high with their cornucopia of organic products, fair trade coffees, and healthful hot meals and bulk medicinal herbs. The retailer that posts their Core Values right on the wall for all to see, like “We Practice and Advance Environmental Stewardship” and “We Satisfy, Delight and Nourish Our Customers.” One could be forgiven for thinking they had stumbled into an ecotopia of conscious capitalism, or at least a place where the products and practices that the shopper votes for with their dollars are less guilty than other, more sullied retail grocery stores.


For-profit No More: ACICS Stripped of Authority By DOE

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), which is responsible for providing accreditation to for-profit colleges, has officially been stripped of its authority by the Department of Education (DOE). The news regarding the DOE’s decision was made public on Thursday, September 22, 2016. The Department of Education previously released a report in June


Visiting Nurse Service of New York Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed

The former vice president of operations improvement and integration, Edward Lacey, filed a whistleblower lawsuit against Visiting Nurse Service of New York, VNSNY. Lacey left the employment of the agency in January 2016. That agency has played a key role in Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, administrations overhaul of the state’s Medicaid program. The