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Chicago Public School ban on lunches packed at home misses the point
April 12, 2011
The issue with a Chicago public school's decision to ban home-packed lunches isn't that it's overstepping its bounds. It's that it's failing to teach.
Facebook, AMBER Alert team up to find missing kids in Chicago and nationwide
January 13, 2011
A new partnership with federal authorities brings Facebook, the world's largest social network, into the fight against child abduction and exploitation.
Rocking horses recalled due to strangulation hazard
November 11, 2010
The Rocking Horse Depot is recalling about 1,200 of its Rocking Horses for risk of strangulation.
Britax infant car seats recalled due to laceration, choking hazard
November 4, 2010
Britax infant car seats have a faulty harness clip which can break off and scratch babies or choke them if swallowed.
This week in recalls: Drop-side cribs (again!), teething tablets and more
October 29, 2010
The week's news in product safety...
Hyland's Teething Tablets recalled for risk of poisoning
October 26, 2010
The FDA announced a recall on Hyland's Teething Tablets today due to possible belladonna poison.
Three new drop-side crib recalls cause government regulators to ramp up crib safety campaign
October 25, 2010
Two dozen children are the latest to be injured by drop-side cribs, causing three more recalls this week and pushing federal regulators to get serious about crib safety.
Possible peanut allergy contamination forces Nestle to recall popular Halloween candy
October 25, 2010
There's never a good time to recall candy, but odds are a week before Halloween is an especially bad time. Nestlé is recalling two batches of Raisinet Fun Paks - those are the 10-oz. bags especially popular for trick-or-treaters - because of a possible peanut contamination.
This week in recalls | Strollers by Graco, bath toys, projection flashlights and infant overalls
October 21, 2010
Graco recalled two million strollers. Also on the recall list are Munchkin bath toys, Lollytogs Infant Overalls and Dollar Tree projection flashlights.
Lollytogs Infant Overalls recalled due to choking hazard
October 20, 2010
Lollytogs Infant Overalls have snaps that can come loose and pose a choking risk for babies.