Tag: consumer safety

Tread carefully: Peloton rolls out a redesigned $2,500 treadmill with new safety features

Indoor runners with money to burn can rejoice: Peloton’s less expensive treadmill is back on the market.  The at-home exercise company best known for its pricey interactive stationary bikes recalled 1,050 Tread treadmills and 125,000 of its high-end Tread+ treadmills in May following more than 70 safety incidents involving the machines. The Consumer Product Safety […]

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Drug-company-paid user fees under the microscope with beleaguered FDA in funding talks

Amid a firestorm over its approval of a new Alzheimer’s treatment, the Food and Drug Administration is holding closed-door meetings with companies it regulates — talks that critics say allow drug and device makers to exert outsize influence over the agency’s operations, threatening to erode public trust in the agency at a critical moment. The […]

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