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RECALL: Graco Quattro and Metrolite Strollers (4 infant deaths)

Stroller Recall: Graco and Metrolite

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., is announcing the recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation. CPSC and Graco have received four reports of infant strangulation that occurred in these strollers between 2003 and 2005. In addition, CPSC is aware of five reports of infants becoming entrapped, resulting in cuts and bruises, and one report of an infant having difficulty breathing. Read more…

RECALLS: Fisher-Price Trikes, High Chairs, Wheelies & Balls (Pretty Much Everything They Make!)

Fisher Price Recalls on Toys, High Chairs, Trikes and More

Dear Fisher-Price Parents & Grandparents,

You may have questions about recent safety announcements for Fisher-Price toys, and I want to personally acknowledge your concerns. Many of us here at Fisher-Price are parents, too — myself included — and we share your belief that nothing is more important than the well-being of our children. Read more…

RECALL: Corned Beef (Libby, Kroger), Brushy Creek Shredded Beef & Roast Beef

Corned Beef and Canned Beef Recall

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2010 –Sampco, Inc., a Chicago, Ill., establishment is recalling approximately 258,000 pounds of cooked beef products that were imported from an ineligible Brazilian establishment, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Read more…

RECALL: Cribs from Side Rail Gap

Many Cribs Recalled Due to Side Rail Gap

Today, I got notifications for many, many cribs that are under recall including Child Craft, Delta, EvenFlo, Jardine, LaJobi , Million Dollar Baby and Simmons due to entrapment, suffocation, strangulation and fall hazards. Read more…

RECALL: Baby Walkers Bad for Development

Baby Walker Recall and Not Recommended by Pediatricians

Baby walkers, in general, are not recommended by the American Academy of Pediatricians.  To get the facts on Baby walkers, click here.  My pediatrician, a doctor affiliated with Children’s Hospital in Boston, says there are three reasons why he is against baby walkers: Read more…

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RECALL: Dog Pig Ear Chews by Jones

Dog Pig Ear Recall: Salmonella Poses Risk to Humans and Dogs

Jones Natural Chews Co of Rockford, IL is recalling 2705 boxes of Pig Ears because it has the potential to be contaminated with SalmonellaSalmonella can affect animals and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products. Read more…

Important Home Heating Safety Tips

Space Heaters, CO2 & Fire Prevention Safety Tips

My husband sent this to me and as he takes care of the safety issues, I thought we were ok in this department. But then I remembered my middle daughter’s room which is always 10 degrees colder or hotter (depending on the weather and the swing is to the more extreme end) and thought of the mini space heater we added after she complained that her room was the coldest in the house. We are not sure why and my husband who is handy has been caulking and sealing in her room like crazy. Read more…
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No More Recalls Posted Here…

Update on Recall Reporting

As I tighten up my blog, I am going to be posting a lot less frequently on recalls.  If you rely on me to stay on top of those endless recalls, please follow me on Twitter or Facebook as I will be posting the recalls there.  I have buttons on the right hand column if you just want to click one button.

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