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College students exposed to toxic dust in dorms
Researchers found that students living in college dormitories are exposed to high levels of toxic flame retardants in dust. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four cups of coffee 'not bad for health' suggests review
Conclusion It appears that previous recommendations from the 2003 Health Canada review into the effects of caffeine on health remain suitable. Health Canada recommended a maximum daily coffee intake of 400mg/day for healthy adults and 300mg/day for pregnant women. Although this review looked at a large number of studies and found that the evidence overall supports these recommendations, there are some limitations to the research: The number of studies providing evidence for each health outcome varied. Some results were based on a large number of studies, others on a much smaller number. This means the strength of evide...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Fed Up With Losing Their Kids To Drug Overdoses, Parents Share Their Stories
Every morning, when I log into Facebook, I’m already braced for the punch. I know what I’ll see. Another parent, another family, posting about their child’s fatal overdose. Social media is flooded with pictures of kids grinning in their graduation caps – and comatose, plugged into a monitor in the ICU. These posts are sad memorials to the victims of the opioid crisis – and a call to action, to government, big pharma, and our communities. These deaths are preventable, and they affect every one of us. After all: this could be your kid. Heroin use continues to grow dramatically as the opioi...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICCVAM Public Forum - May 23, 2017
(Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program)
Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program - April 25, 2017 Category: Toxicology Source Type: news

ICCVAM Public Forum - May 23
(Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program)
Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program - April 25, 2017 Category: Toxicology Source Type: news

Mystery of the missing mercury at the Great Salt Lake
Around 2010, the deep waters of Utah's Great Salt Lake contained high levels of toxic methylmercury. Mercury measurements in waterfowl surrounding the lake led to a rare human consumption advisory for ducks. But by 2015, 90 percent of the deep mercury was gone. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Your cash register receipts are full of dangerous chemicals
(Natural News) Warning: cash register receipts are toxic, according to one team of researchers. The 2014 study published in the journal, PLOS ONE, confirmed that cash register receipts contained high levels of bisphenol A. This synthetic toxic chemical has become known as a carcinogen and endocrine disruptor with a wide range of adverse health effects,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College students exposed to toxic flame retardants in dust from dormitory furnishings
(Silent Spring Institute) A new study shows that students living in college dormitories are exposed to high levels of toxic flame retardants in dust. In the analysis, led by Silent Spring Institute, scientists measured dozens of flame retardants in dorm dust samples, including carcinogens, hormone disruptors, and chemicals that affect brain function. The results also included some of the highest levels ever reported. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 25, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Published data reveals new mechanism to inhibit oligomers, key driver of Alzheimer's
(The Yates Network) Peer-reviewed results published in the journal CNS Drugs elucidate a new molecular mechanism of action for tramiprosate, the active agent in Alzheon's Phase 3-ready drug candidate, ALZ-801. Scientists discovered that tramiprosate blocks production of neurotoxic beta amyloid oligomers by 'enveloping' the A ß 42 amyloid peptide, and prevents its misfolding and aggregation. This enveloping prevents the self-assembly of misfolded amyloid monomers into toxic oligomers that cause neurotoxicity and clinical progression in patients with Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 25, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Laboratory breeds mosquitoes to kill their offspring
Oxford-grown insects pass toxic genes to their young (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Global warming making oceans more toxic, breaking climate change research shows
Climate change is predicted to cause a series of maladies for world oceans including heating up, acidification, and the loss of oxygen. A newly published study demonstrates that one ocean consequence of climate change that has already occurred is the spread and intensification of toxic algae. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Novel method to detect toxic effects of chemicals could reduce need for animal testing
Traditional toxicological investigations performed on animals (in vivo) are expensive, time-consuming and may cause animal suffering. But new research demonstrates that a neuronal cell model, derived from mouse, can be used to evaluate the neurotoxic effect of chemicals. The alternative toxicity risk assessment could reduce reliance on animal testing while also enable quick large scale toxicity evaluations. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Scientists step closer to finding cause of multiple sclerosis
A new study finds that too much of a protein called Rab32 disrupts mitochondria function, resulting in the toxicity seen in brain cells of people with MS. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Skin care expert reveals the 20 most toxic chemical ingredients in beauty products... are you poisoning yourself?
(Natural News) Renowned skin care expert Dr. Trevor Cates lists 20 of the most toxic chemicals found in personal care products. “What we put on our skin should be as clean as what we eat. But for most people, it’s not. Even in tiny amounts, many of the chemicals commonly found in our cosmetics can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel method to detect toxic effects of chemicals could reduce need for animal testing
(Umea University) Traditional toxicological investigations performed on animals (in vivo) are expensive, time-consuming and may cause animal suffering. But research from Ume å University demonstrates that a neuronal cell model, derived from mouse, can be used to evaluate the neurotoxic effect of chemicals. The alternative toxicity risk assessment could reduce reliance on animal testing while also enable quick large scale toxicity evaluations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 24, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

We inhale 10million toxic particles per breath in the car
Soot is emitted from engines, especially from diesel vehicles, polluting the air. United Nations was leading discussions for a global standard in air quality as 40,000 Brits die from air pollution a year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career
The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep to work are quickly washed away by the detrimental effects of sleep deprivation on your mood, ability to focus, and access to higher-level brain functions for days to come. The negative effects of sleep deprivation are so great that people who are drunk outperform those lacking sleep. Why...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'before and after' photo that changed everything for this woman
How to make your “before and after” photos so spectacular they’re seen by 100 million people and you become an international media sensation?If you ’re 39-year-old Australian mother of three Taryn Brumfitt, the answer is to blow apart the toxic stereotype of what women are “supposed” to look like... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James S. Fell Source Type: news

Fish oil component helps damaged brain, retina cells survive, shows research
NDP1, a signaling molecule made from DHA, can trigger the production of a protective protein against toxic free radicals and injury in the brain and retina, research shows for the first time. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Happy Earth Day! Here Are All The Terrible Things Donald Trump Has Done So Far.
President Donald Trump gave many signals on the campaign trail that his presidency would be a disaster for the environment. He called global warming a “hoax” and “bullshit,” vowed to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency, and undo regulations to revive the fossil fuel industry.   Almost 100 days into Trump’s tenure, the fears of environmentalists, scientists, public health advocates have been confirmed — and then some. Before he’d even been sworn in, Trump nominated several climate deniers chummy with the fossil fuel industry to his cabinet, including former Texas...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 21, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Improving response to toxic inhalation disasters
Better medical responses to the accidental or intentional release of inhaled toxic chemicals are being developed, but the field faces considerable challenges, according to a new report by an international panel of experts. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Report recommends ways to improve response to toxic inhalation disasters
Better medical responses to the accidental or intentional release of inhaled toxic chemicals are being developed, but the field faces considerable challenges, according to a new report by an international panel of experts. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

NTP Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2016 now available
(Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program)
Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program - April 21, 2017 Category: Toxicology Source Type: news

NTP Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report – now available
(Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program)
Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program - April 21, 2017 Category: Toxicology Source Type: news

NTP Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report - now available
(Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program)
Source: NIEHS National Toxicology Program - April 21, 2017 Category: Toxicology Source Type: news

Hundreds More Lead Hotpsots Are Identified As Trump Prepares To Gut Programs
BUFFALO, New York (Reuters) - Laicie Manzella lived in a rundown house on Buffalo’s east side when three of her children tested with dangerously high levels of lead in their blood. Her oldest son suffered nosebleeds, body rashes and a developmental disorder requiring speech therapy. Checking her apartment, county health inspectors found 15 lead violations, all linked to old paint in this blue collar city plagued by lead poisoning. A Reuters investigation found at least four city zip codes here where 40 percent of children tested from 2006 to 2014 had high lead levels, making Buffalo among the most dangerous lead hots...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunflower seeds traced as source of toxic mold, potent liver carcinogen
Sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide, researchers have found. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Monsanto kills bill that would allow Oregon farmers to sue over cross-pollination
(Natural News) While some states and counties in the US are making moves to encourage food freedom and stop the use of toxic herbicides and pesticides, citizens in other areas of the country are fighting for their voices to be heard. Take Oregon, for example.  Senate Bill 1037 would have restored counties’ rights to protect... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LSUHealthNO research shows fish oil component helps damaged brain and retina cells survive
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) A team of researchers led by Nicolas Bazan, M.D., Ph.D., Boyd Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has shown for the first time that NDP1, a signaling molecule made from DHA, can trigger the production of a protective protein against toxic free radicals and injury in the brain and retina. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

LSUHealthNO research shows fish oil component helps damaged brain & retina cells survive
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) A team of researchers led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor and Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has shown for the first time that NDP1, a signaling molecule made from DHA, can trigger the production of a protective protein against toxic free radicals and injury in the brain and retina. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Sunflower seeds traced as source of toxic mold, potent liver carcinogen
(Michigan State University) Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Report recommends ways to improve response to toxic inhalation disasters
(American Thoracic Society) Better medical responses to the accidental or intentional release of inhaled toxic chemicals are being developed, but the field faces considerable challenges, according to a new report by an international panel of experts.The report, " Chemical Inhalation Disasters: Biology of Lung Injury, Development of Novel Therapeutics, and Medical Preparedness, " has been published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Antibody delivery mediated by recombinant adeno-associated virus
(Bentham Science Publishers) Monoclonal antibody (mAb) based-therapies have revolutionized treatments of cancer and autoimmune diseases because of their specificity and limited toxicity (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 21, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Suicide of a nurse in a hospital environment involving anesthetic drugs - Aknouche F, Guibert E, Tessier A, Larcher O, Kintz P.
In a medical environment, a postmortem toxicological analysis can be difficult to achieve when the deceased is part of the medical staff. Numerous anesthetic drugs can be used to commit suicide and there is a need to implement a specific strategy, particul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Continues Dirty Energy Tour
WASHINGTON — The man in charge of protecting human health and the environment traveled to one of America’s oldest coal-fired power plants on Thursday, continuing what is shaping up to be a dirty energy tour. Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt’s visit to the Thomas Hill Energy Center, in Clifton Hill, Missouri, comes one week after he traveled to a Pennsylvania coal mine to formally launch the EPA’s “Back-to-Basics agenda.” It also comes a day after the American Lung Association released its annual air quality report, which found nearly 4 in 10 Americans are breathing ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 20, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Continues Dirty Energy Tour
WASHINGTON — The man in charge of protecting human health and the environment traveled to one of America’s oldest coal-fired power plants on Thursday, continuing what is shaping up to be a dirty energy tour. Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt’s visit to the Thomas Hill Energy Center, in Clifton Hill, Missouri, comes one week after he traveled to a Pennsylvania coal mine to formally launch the EPA’s “Back-to-Basics agenda.” It also comes a day after the American Lung Association released its annual air quality report, which found nearly 4 in 10 Americans are breathing ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lead Poisons Children In L.A. Neighborhoods Rich And Poor
With its century-old Spanish-style homes tucked behind immaculately trimmed hedges, San Marino, California, is among the most coveted spots to live in the Los Angeles area. Its public schools rank top in the state, attracting families affiliated with CalTech, the elite university blocks away. The city’s zoning rules promote a healthy lifestyle, barring fast food chains. Home values in L.A. County census tract 4641, in the heart of San Marino and 20 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, can rival those in Beverly Hills. The current average listing price: $2.9 million. But the area has another, unsettling distinction, unk...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

He lost his sight to cancer, but not his vision of a full life
When Tim Conners collected his wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2012 at the age of 18, he was blind from childhood leukemia that had spread to his optic nerve and craving inspiration to transcend his disability. A football player and wrestler who’d never been an outdoorsman, he asked to meet Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person to climb the Seven Summits, the highest mountains on seven continents. Tim’s wish came true. He had 2½ terrifying but transformative days of outdoor adventures in Colorado with Erik, who lost his sight to a degenerative eye disorder at 13. Now Tim is training to cl...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Irene Sege Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center stem cell transplant Source Type: news

Africa: Ipen Acat and Arnika Survey Finds Children's Toys Contaminated With a Toxic Industrial Chemical That Is Recommended for Global Prohibition
[PR Newswire] Prague, Czech Republic and Gothenburg, Sweden -A survey of children's products in 10 countries1 finds widespread contamination with an industrial chemical recommended for global prohibition. Short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) are industrial chemicals primarily used in metalworking, but also as flame retardants and softeners in plastics. Their harmful properties have attracted global concern and a Stockholm Convention expert committee has recommended world-wide elimination of SCCPs under the treaty. SCCPs adversely affect the kidney, liver, and t (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Two older drugs could be 'repurposed' to fight dementia
Conclusion This early stage experimental research has demonstrated a beneficial neurological effect of trazodone and dibenzoylmethane on mice with diseases mimicking neurodegenerative diseases. It is important to acknowledge that this is animal research and therefore the drugs might not have the same effect when they are trialled on humans. That being said, trazodone is already an approved drug for depression and sleep problems and has therefore already passed safety tests. If the mechanisms of neurodegeneration in humans and mice are similar, it is possible trazodone could be used in the future in treating Alzheimer's and...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Older people Neurology Medication Source Type: news

New insights may help protect against snake venom toxicity
(Wiley) New research may be useful for protecting against the toxic effects of snake venom. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Victory: GMOs and neonicotinoid insecticides are now BANNED on Colorado county-owned land
(Natural News) Is Colorado’s Boulder County paving the way for our country to be free of GMOs and toxic insecticides? It sure looks like it; the county has made headlines with their recent banning of certain GMO crops from being grown on county-owned land. And they’ve even banned the use of harmful neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

April 26th NCBI Minute: Medical Genetics Summaries on the NCBI Bookshelf - a pharmacogenomics resource for clinicians
Next Wednesday, April 26, 2017, NCBI staff will introduce the Medical Genetics Summaries, a growing collection of reviews available on the NCBI Bookshelf. Each chapter of this book highlights the impact of genetic variations on response to drugs (pharmacogenomics). By the end of this NCBI Minute, you will be able to use the Medical Genetics Summaries to find information about a particular drug, including known impacts of genetic variation on drug response (efficacy, toxicity, side effects) and identify actionable information, including information about relevant genetic testing and how to interpret the test results in orde...
Source: NCBI Announcements - April 19, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Frog slime could protect us against future flu epidemic
Conclusion This study has identified a substance in the mucus secreted by a south Indian frog which can kill certain types of flu virus. Researchers often turn to natural substances with known health-giving properties to find potential new drugs for humans. For example, aspirin was developed based on a compound found in willow bark – which had been used in traditional medicine for hundreds of years. Some other drugs – such as some chemotherapy and anticlotting drugs – have also been developed from chemicals found in plants. By isolating the substances that have an effect the researchers can make sure...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Medication Medical practice Source Type: news

Glamour is expensive both on your wallet and your health: Women can spend thousands on TOXIC makeup
(Natural News) People could be buying toxic makeup without realizing it. The safety of the ingredients in personal care products is assessed through a voluntary industry program, reports SafeCosmetics.org. Called the “Cosmetic Ingredient Review”, this program has reviewed only 20 percent of the Food and Drug Administration-estimated (FDA) 12,500 chemicals used in cosmetics. Of those 12,500... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Panel Remands Lead-Paint Case To Amend Judgment Awarded To Landlord
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - A New York appeals court on April 5 remanded a lead-paint poisoning lawsuit and directed the trial court to amend the judgment on grounds that the judgment was not in the proper form pursuant to New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) (Rhonda John v. Rikud Realty Inc., No. 2015-11194, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 2nd Dept.; 2017 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 2571). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 18, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Tenant Entitled To Damages For Renting Home With Lead Hazards, Panel Says
CANTON, Ohio - An appeals panel in Ohio on March 31 ruled that a tenant who rented a premises that had been deemed uninhabitable due to lead hazards was entitled to damages from the landlord (Ohio Specialized Investments Ltd. v. Briona Campbell, No. 2016CA176, Ohio App., 5th App. Dist., Stark Co.; 2017 Ohio App. LEXIS 1246). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 18, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Panel: Man Fails To Offer Sufficient Evidence In Lead Paint Injury Lawsuit
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - A Maryland appellate panel on April 5 affirmed a trial court's decision to dismiss a lead-paint poisoning lawsuit against a landlord on grounds that the plaintiffs failed to sufficiently demonstrate that the defendant was liable for his injuries (Davon Usher v. Riggs Realty, et al., No. 1376, Sept. Term 2014; 2017 Md. Spec. App. LEXIS 355). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 18, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Dismisses Coal Ash Case To Allow Plaintiffs To File It In State Court
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A federal judge in Kentucky on April 12 dismissed a lawsuit brought by a class of residents who contended that they were exposed to hazardous chemicals from a coal-fired power plant so that the plaintiffs could file the claims in Kentucky state court. The judge declined to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the state law claims (Kathy Little, et al. v. Louisville Gas& Electric Company, No. 13-1214, W.D. Ky.; 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56467). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 18, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Town's PCB Claim Against Monsanto Fails, Judge Says; Expert Exclusions 'Moot'
BOSTON - A federal judge in Massachusetts on April 7 granted a motion for summary judgment dismissal of claims for breach of warranty brought by a town against Monsanto and its affiliates related to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in a school building on grounds that the town failed to show that an alternate design was feasible. As a result of that dismissal, the judge ruled that motions to exclude expert witness testimony were "moot" (Town of Westport v. Monsanto Company, No. 14-12041, D. Mass.; 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 53815). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 18, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news