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Plum Organics Recalls 12,000 Cases Of World Baby Pouch Products Due Spout Damage

Plum Organics is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of two varieties of its World Baby line of pouch products due to intermittent damage to the plastic spouts during manufacturing.

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RECALL: 191,000 Infantino Teether Monkeys Due To Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Infantino, today announced a voluntary recall of about 191, 000 Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey because the tail of the monkey can pose a choking hazard to young children.

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Graco Issues Harness Buckle Recall For 3.8 Million Car Seats

BIG Recall today!

After receiving more than 6,100 complaints from consumers that their infant seat buckles would not release, Graco today issued a recall of 3,773,379 child car seats, spanning 11 models that were manufactured over 4 years.

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Study: Child Car Crash Deaths Down, Seat Belt Use Up

There is some positive news on the car seat safety front. The U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting a reduction in U.S. child car deaths over a ten-year period. The study focused on car crashes that involved children aged 12 years and younger as passengers. The data was collected by the […]

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12 Month Olds Are At Higher Risk Of Burns and Scalds According To Study

One of the first important lessons that a baby learns is to avoid “Hot!” Sadly, that lesson often occurs after a burn. A new study published in Archives of Diseases in Childhood has found that 1-year-old children are at a greater risk of becoming burned or scalded than their older siblings.

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Fred & Friends Recalls 200,000 Infant Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(and Health Canada), in cooperation with Fred & Friends, today announced a voluntary recall of about 200,000 Fred & Friends Chill Baby Artiste, Volume and Panic pacifiers because the pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards.

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Britax RECALLS 225,000 Strollers Due to Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Britax Child Safety Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 225, 000 B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers because the hinge on the stroller’s folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers’ fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.

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Bus Driver Let Go after Toddler Spends Six Hours on Freezing Cold Bus

We all take little shortcuts sometimes. Maybe we’re tired. Maybe we’re in a rush. Whatever the reason, those shortcuts can sometimes have dire consequences. A New Jersey bus driver experienced this truth first-hand after failing to ensure all the children had exited his bus on Tuesday morning.

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Study: Shopping Carts Pose Serious Injury Risk to Young Children

If you’re like most busy moms, you consider the shopping cart your very best friend while at the store. It gives you a place to put your goods AND your child. They’re especially helpful when your tot is getting sleepy or too rambunctious to handle.

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Playtex Recalls 1.2 Million Pacifier Holder Clips Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Playtex Products Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 1.2 million Playtex pacifier holder clips because the holder clips can crack and a small part can break off which poses a choking hazard to small children.

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Thief Steals Car With Kids Inside; Leaves Them On The Side Of The Road

A Florida car thief got more than he bargained for when he stole an SUV from a Ramada parking lot in Florida on Sunday night. Two children were bucked in their car seats in the back, waiting for their mom to check in for the night.

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FDA Tells Antibacterial Soap Makers to Prove Products are Safe and Better than Regular Soap

Antibacterial soaps: they’re in almost every household and school. But are they really safe? Are they really better than regular soap? This is what the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking, and they’re preparing to move forward with a new rule that would require antibacterial soap makers to prove their health and safety claims.

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IKEA Recalls 23 Million Lamps For Repair After Cord Strangulation Death

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, Pa., is announcing the recall for repair of children’s wall-mounted lamps due to a strangulation hazard.