Posts Tagged ‘cancer risk’

Hot dog manufacturers sued over cancer risk

July 30, 2009

“New Jersey product liability attorneys- class action lawsuit sues hot dog makers for colorectal cancer link in a American Institute for Cancer Research study.

Newark, NJ—The non-profit organization called the Cancer Project has launched a class action lawsuit against many big hot dog manufacturing companies. The Washington D.C.-based group filed the lawsuit on behalf of three New Jersey residents in the Superior Court of Essex County on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, as reported by the Tristatehomepage.com.”

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Suit: Pet collars pose cancer risk to humans

April 27, 2009

“Retailers do not inform the public that flea-and-tick collars for pets contain propoxur, a carbamate insecticide that can cause cancer in humans, the National Resources Defense Council claims in Federal Court. Defendants include Albertsons, Petco and Petsmart. ”

Lawsuit filed in Alameda Superior Court in California

Complaint courtesy Courthousenews