Category Archives: Recalls

Huge recall on Little Tikes toy tools sets

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Plastic toy nails pose possible choking hazard for childrenLittle Tikes recalled 1.7 million toy workshops and toy tools sets today because of possible choking hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the tool sets and toy workshops contain over-sized, plastic toy nails that may cause children to choke. The 1.7 million toy recall adds on […]

40,000 Pounds of ground beef heading for school lunches recalled due to possible contamination

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Possible E. coli contamination caused the U.S. Department of Agriculture to issue a Class I recall for 40,000 pounds of ground beef products intended for Georgia school lunches. A statement released Friday by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said the beef was produced by Palo Duro Meat in Amarillo, Texas, on or before September 9. The beef […]

Birth control pills recalled

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Qualitest says packaging error to blameIf you’re a woman on the birth control pill, you may want to abstain from sex or use another method of contraception until you check out the packaging — unless you want a little surprise in 9 months, that is. Qualitest Pharmaceuticals has issued a recall on six of its […]

Pilgrim's Pride chicken nuggets recalled

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Your kids may be disappointed if they were counting on chicken nuggets for dinner if you’ve happened to purchase some of the 7,000 pounds of nuggets subject to a recall. Food company Pilgrim’s Pride is issuing a voluntary recall of its Pilgrim’s Pride Brand Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Nuggets after it was discovered that the […]

Circo booster seat recall expanded to 375000 by Target, CPSC

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On Wednesday, Target announced they will expand the recall to 375,000 Circo child booster seats following reports of more injuries from children falling. The problem, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is with the device’s restraining belt. The belt buckle is reportedly unlatching “unexpectedly” and allowing a child to fall, causing injury. This […]

Recall of children’s medications

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Health Canada announced a voluntary recall of four types of children’s medication on Tuesday.  The recall comes after Tanta Pharmaceuticals Inc., which produce Life Brand and Teddy’s Choice acetaminophen products, released medications with potentially faulty child-resistant packaging. Affected pharmaceutical products include junior and child strength acetaminophen tablets. The Life Brand products are branded Junior Rapid […]

Beeni baby hats recalled for asphyxiation hazard

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Kahn Enterprises, LLC  has issues a safety recall for their Beeni Baby Hats product. Consumers are asked to discontinue use of the hats immediately and to contact Kahn Enterprises to arrange for a refund.  The products being recalled were sold from between January 2009 and May 2011. The hats resemble newborn caps with straps […]

Stroller maker repeats recall due to continued fingertip amputation

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) along with Maclaren USA has re-announced a 2009 recall notice affecting 1 million strollers sold by major retailers.  Maclaren has received 37 reports of injury in addition to the 112 initial reports.  The hinge mechanism on the stroller is responsible for lacerations and 15 reported fingertip amputations, with the injuries occurring […]

Voluntary chive recall, several states affected

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Chives sold in nine states are being recalled due to listeria contamination. Goodness Gardens of New Hampton, New York is voluntarily recalling lot number 0201111 for possibly being contaminated with the listeria bacteria. Listeria is a relatively rare, but potentially fatal infection that can be very serious for children, the elderly and pregnant women. According […]

Bunk bed sold by major retailers has collapse risk

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If you have purchased bunk beds from Walmart, Kmart and Target take note: A recall has been issued by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada for wooden bunk beds that have the potential to collapse. The beds in question are produced by Dorel Asia SRL of Barbados and were sold from September […]

Arm's Reach Concepts infant bed-side sleepers: Recalled

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A popular bed side bassinet/crib contraption called the “co-sleeper” has been recalled due to safety concerns when the co-sleeper is used without it’s accompanying liner. While no injuries have been reported, the company that makes the side-sleeper, Arm’s Reach Concepts, has voluntarily recalled the side bassinets because 10 complaints have been reported to the company […]

Voluntary recall of 'Toxic Waste' chewing gum; FDA says unsafe lead levels found

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A voluntary recall has been issued by a U.S. confectionery named Candy Dynamics. The gum, which is coincidentally called “Toxic Waste Candy”, has been recalled for what the FDA deems as unsafe lead contamination. The bubble gum’s description on it’s website says this about the gum, “Toxic Waste® Short Circuit Bubble Gum is sure to […]

Delta drop-side crib recall reissued

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A re-announcement of Delta Enterprise’s “Safety Peg” drop-side cribe recall has been prompted by a second infant death, reports The recall, which originally was issued in 2008, was for more than 985,000 drop-side cribs with “Crib Trigger Lock and Safety Peg” hardware, said WebMD. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Delta just […]

Recall: Baby jogger jump seat

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Baby jogger jump seats made from 2008 – 2010, are being recalled for safety issues. The seats were manufactured in China and distributed by Baby Jogger LLC, Richmond, VA.  The U.S.  Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is asking anybody in possession of this seat to stop using it immediately. Reports have been made that children […]

Sassy Baby recalls rattle teethers

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Sassy Baby is voluntarily recalling their “Refreshing Rings” rattle/teethers, because some of the plastic pieces may separate from the toy when chewed on or pulled, and the pieces are small enough to become a possible choking hazard. Manufactured by Sassy, Inc., approximately 37,000 of the rattle/teethers were sold nationwide between July 2009 and January 2011 […]

Liz Lovely cookies recalled for possible undeclared milk

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So, you’re a crunchy granola type that buys all organic this and that, and to reward yourself with a treat for being so good to Mother Earth you sit down on your couch with your expensive, gluten free vegan chocolate chip cookie. Obviously the last thing you want in return for such nobility is to […]

Mood rings recalled for lead exposure

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Parents may find their mood read as “cranky” after they discover their child’s mood ring or necklace is chock full of lead. D&D Distributing-Wholesale of Tacoma, Washington, has issued a recall of its “Love Tester” mood rings and necklaces after it was discovered that the items contain high levels of lead, which can be toxic […]

Chuck E. Cheese light up rings and star glasses recalled

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CEC Entertainment, Inc., better known as the owner of every parent’s nightmare place, Chuck E. Cheese’s, is issuing a recall of Chuck E. Cheese’s Light-Up Rings and Light-Up Star glasses. If either item gets smashed or pulled apart, the plastic can not only break into small pieces, but the internal battery can also be exposed, […]

Step2 Transportation Station toys recalled for choking hazard

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The Step2 Company has issued a voluntary recall of approximately 56,000 Sand & Water Transportation Station toys due to a possible choking hazard. While no incidents or injuries have been reported, the company is taking the measure after discovering that the small wheels on the train cars that come with the toy can detach, and […]

Hartz recalls Naturals beef dog treats

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Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily recalling their popular Hartz Naturals Real Beef brand of dog treats because of the possible presence of salmonella. The recall comes just a month after Proctor & Gamble recalled their Eukanuba Naturally Wild dog food for the same problem. Also like that earlier recall, the Hartz dog treats recall is […]

Do Pampers Dry Max diapers cause diaper rash?

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The misinformation that is routinely spread via social media never fails to astound. One of the more recent items to be spread amongst parents was the Pampers Dry Max disposable diapers were linked to diaper rash. While the manufacture of Pampers Dry Max, Proctor & Gamble, insisted this was nothing more than a rumor and […]

Kompan swing sets recalled for fall hazard

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Attention to those of you that have the old school type swing sets in your backyard — there’s been reports of a possible fall hazard. Kompan, Inc., is recalling about 700 swing sets because of a possible faulty horizontal top beam and bracket which can break, leading to the swinger finding themselves with an unexpected […]

Sharp recalls 32-inch LCD TVs for risk of injury

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Generally when a TV is being recalled, you don’t immediately think it’s because the TV might hurt somebody. But with the large boxes of our youth being replaced by thin screens on stands, apparently that injury risk comes along with those fancy new sets. Electronics manufacturer Sharp is recalling about 9,000 of their 32-inch LCD […]

CPSC issues new standards for cribs

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After a staggering amount of crib recalls over the past year or two, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to approve new mandatory standards for manufacturers of full- and non-full-size cribs. Safety issues have been raised especially by drop size cribs, which sometimes failed and created an entrapment hazard. Others had […]

CPSC expands crib recall by 2 million

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Expanding the already massive crib recalls imposed over the past year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that another 2 million drop-side cribs were being recalled. The issue is that the sides can come apart, causing a hazard for babies to get their heads trapped and suffocate. The Chicago Tribune reports that at […]