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2 years 3 months ago

Concerns of co-sleeping

In Weld County Colorado the coroner says they've had three infants die so far in 2012 while sleeping in beds with adults. At least one child in El Paso County has died that way this year as well according to the Sheriff's office. At Memorial Hospital, nurses say...

2 years 7 months ago

Feds sue to take Zen Magnet toys off market

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal consumer safety officials are filing a complaint against a second company over desktop magnet toys for adults that pose a danger to children and teenagers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is targeting Zen Magnets - a company that sells the tiny but powerful magnets that can...

4 years 4 months ago

Fried turkey; dangerously tasty

I'd be lying if I said that a deep fried turkey doesn't taste good because it does. So much so that rookies like me can pull off a decent Thanksgiving dinner with just a little preparation. But it would also be irresponsible of me not to say that the...

4 years 5 months ago

4 deaths prompt Graco stroller recall

Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports of four infant strangulations in the strollers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Wednesday, said the infant strangulations occurred between 2003 and 2005. The strollers being recalled are older versions of the...

4 years 8 months ago

Baby recliners recalled after infant death

Portable baby recliners that are supposed to help fussy babies sleep better are being recalled after the death of an infant. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall Monday of 30,000 Nap Nanny recliners made by Baby Matters of Berwyn, Pennsylvania. The commission says it's investigating a...

4 years 9 months ago

Fire hazard prompts recall of dishwashers

Dishwashers sold under seven different brand names are being recalled because of a fire hazard. The 1.7 million dishwashers were made by Maytag . The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Thursday, says the company has received 12 reports of electrical failures in the dishwasher heating element...

4 years 10 months ago

CPSC announces 2 big crib recalls

The government is recalling thousands of Simplicity and Graco cribs, warning that babies could suffocate or strangle in them. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the Simplicity recall is linked to at least one death and involves thousands of cribs, possibly hundreds of thousands, though many had previously been...

5 years 1 day ago

Evenflo recalls 150,000 baby gates

Evenflo is recalling 150,000 wooden gates that block stairways from young children. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the slats on Evenflo Top-of-Stair Plus gates can break or detach, allowing children to access the stairs. The company has received 142 reports of broken or detached slats, including three reports...

5 years 2 days ago

More than 1 million baby slings recalled

More than 1 million baby slings made by Infantino were recalled Wednesday after claims linking them to three infant deaths. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said babies could suffocate in the soft fabric slings. The agency urged parents to immediately stop using the slings for babies under 4 months....

5 years 4 months ago

Safety recall: pacifiers

More than half-a-million pacifiers are now under a recall notice. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday a voluntary recall of 641,000 Bobby Chupete pacifiers. The product, made in China, fails to meet federal safety standards. The government says there is a choking hazard because the pacifiers' mouth...

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