Facebook Users Entitled to $17,500 for Facebook Data Leak-Mostly Fiction! Summary of eRumor: As fallout mounted from revelations that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained unauthorized access to 87 million…
Warnings about bottled water injected with poison that circulated on social media in March 2018 weren’t based on credible reports.
Outdated reports about an Easter egg recall from 2017 resurfaced in 2018 as an outdated warning about Target issuing a massive Easter egg recall.
Facebook users warn about Tamiflu side effects in children, but it’s not clear how common those side effects are.
Aquafina Bottled Water Doesn’t Freeze in Cold Temperatures-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Aquafina bottled water doesn’t freeze in cold temperatures, leading some to question what’s in it. The Truth: Aquafina bottled…
The EPA reversed an Obama-era decision to ban all tolerances of the chemical chlorpyrifos — but there’s no indication Trump was paid to so.
A study found that 81 percent of dollar store non-toy products failed to meet voluntarily toy safety standards — but the results have been misrepresented.
Nationwide Listeria recalls in October 2017 were based on a single positive test result, not a nationwide outbreak of listeria.
Sargento Cheese did not recall any of its products in September 2017, those warnings were based on an earlier and outdated recall alert.
It’s true that fecal bacteria was found in Starbucks drinks in July 2017 — but that’s not unusual, and there wasn’t any cause for concern.