Nuk baby bottles sold on Amazon recalled over high lead levels

A baby bottle manufacturer recalled a product sold exclusively on Amazon due to its high levels of lead.  Last week, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the NUK baby bottles were being recalled because the markings on the outside of some bottles contained lead with levels higher than the federal limit.  “The markings on the outside of the bottles contain levels of lead that exceeds the federal lead content ban. … Continue reading Nuk baby bottles sold on Amazon recalled over high lead levels

Amazon pauses 18 warehouses in a 12 states, bringing total site closures to over 40

(USAToday.com) After expanding its fulfillment network during the pandemic, Amazon has delayed or canceled the launch of over a dozen warehouses across the country, a company spokesperson confirmed. Amazon’s distribution center in Cocoa, Florida, won’t operate until at least some time next year, Florida Today, a USA TODAY Network site, reported this week. Earlier this month, the freight industry trade publication FreightWaves reported that Amazon … Continue reading Amazon pauses 18 warehouses in a 12 states, bringing total site closures to over 40

Amazon Prime Day 2022 live updates: Best Lightning Deals to shop ASAP

Welcome to our version of the Super Bowl: Amazon Prime Day 2022. For July 12 and 13, the retailer is dishing out incredible savings on waitlist-inducing items from some of its bestselling products, backyard-ready outdoor patio furniture and more. We’re posting a telethon of deals every few minutes to ensure you’re spending your money wisely, receiving alerts for almost-gone items and reading our favorite deals. With just one … Continue reading Amazon Prime Day 2022 live updates: Best Lightning Deals to shop ASAP

Amazon’s Alexa could soon let you speak to the dead

Per: NYP – Alexa, call grandma. Missing your deceased loved ones? Not to fear: Amazon’s multifaceted AI assistant Alexa may soon be here to help with a cutting-edge new feature that will reportedly allow you to “speak to” the dead. Specifically, the digital helper will channel the deceased, developing technology to talk to people in the voice of their dearly departed friends and family like … Continue reading Amazon’s Alexa could soon let you speak to the dead

House launches investigation into Amazon’s handling of deadly warehouse collapse

( CNBC.com ) The House Oversight Committee on Friday launched an investigation into Amazon’s labor practices, demanding the company turn over information related to a deadly warehouse collapse in Illinois last year. In a Thursday letter addressed to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, Oversight’s chairwoman, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Cori Bush, D-Mo., wrote that they are “concerned by recent reports that … Continue reading House launches investigation into Amazon’s handling of deadly warehouse collapse

Walgreens turns to robots to fill prescriptions, as pharmacists take on more responsibilities

( CNBC.com ) NORTHLAKE, Texas — Bright yellow robotic arms are becoming a bigger part of Walgreens’ workforce. Inside of a large facility in the Dallas area, they fill thousands of prescriptions for customers who take medications to manage or treat high blood pressure, diabetes or other conditions. Each robot can fill 300 prescriptions in an hour, the company said — roughly the same number that … Continue reading Walgreens turns to robots to fill prescriptions, as pharmacists take on more responsibilities