Category Archives: Recalls

Kroger recalls ice cream for undisclosed nuts

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Parents that have children with nut allergies might want to check their Kroger ice cream before they serve up that cool treat this summer. That’s because the grocery store chain’s house brand Deluxe Chocolate Paradise Ice Cream contains tree nuts, even though the ingredients list on the packaging doesn’t say so. The ice cream was […]

IKEA expands roller blinds, roman blinds recall

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IKEA has decided to expand its previous recall of their Roman binds, roller blinds, and roll-up blinds due to strangulation hazards. Previously about 1.2 million were recalled in 2008 and 2009, but now IKEA is recalling its entire line sold of 3,360,000 blinds that do not have a tension device attached to the bead chain/cord. […]

Stork Craft recalls over 2 million cribs

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Canada’s Stork Craft Manufacturing is issuing a massive recall of over 2 million drop-side cribs — approximately 1.2 million cribs were distributed in the U.S., and 968,000 in Canada. The cribs may pose an “infant entrapment and suffocation” hazard if the faulty drop-side hardware breaks or is missing. The assembly of the Stork Craft cribs […]

Inflatable Baby floating boat recalled

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A baby float, packaged as “SunSmart” Baby Adjustable Sunshade Boats, has recently been recalled due to the legs in the boat tearing which can easily cause a baby to fall through the holes and into the water. The floats have been sold at stores such as Target, Kmart, Bed Bath and Beyond and Baby Central […]

Nestle cookie dough recall

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A Nestle cookie dough recall has just been issued for their Toll House brand ready to bake cookie dough after a report that several people got sick after eating the dough raw. Several outbreaks of E-coli after consumption of eating the dough has sparked suspicions of contamination. E-coli can also be spread through cross contamination […]

LaJobi drop side cribs recalled

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Crib manufacturer LaJobi is recalling nearly 5,000 of its drop side cribs due to possible defects that create an entrapment and strangulation hazard. About 2,900 of the affected cribs are the Bonavita Hudson and Babi Itilia Pinehurst brands/models — they have a possible defect in the the lower spring pins, which can cause the drop […]

CARS fleece clog shoes recalled

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Just under 100,000 CARS fleece clogs which have been sold at Walmart stores between September 2008 and March 2009 have been recalled due to the wheels on the clogs (go round and round), can fall off and pose a choking hazard. Gasp! Shoes can be returned to Walmart for a full refund. Only one report […]

Nordstrom girl's shoes recalled for lead

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We think the whole lead paint thing may have just jumped the shark. Nordstrom is recalling its line of “Fab” girl’s shoes, because the outer sole contains an amount of lead over the federal lead paint standard. We’re talking about shoes that go all the way up to a big kids size 7, are children […]

Casting Game and Fish Kit recalled

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About 2,600 Shakespeare Casting Game and Fish Kit have been manufactured and distributed since November of 2008. A recall was issued on March 12, 2009 for high content lead containing paint on the surface. These toys were manufactured in China and distributed by a company in South Carolina. If you have this toy, the distributer, […]

Infantino rattle recall expanded

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Infantino has expanded the recall of its Lion and Lamb Grabby Rattles. Ten reports of the tail piece of the rattle detaching have been received, and the piece if ingested, can be a choking hazard. The rattle is shaped either like a lion or lamb, with a ring shaped body and has the Infantino logo […]

Little Debbie recalls peanut butter snacks

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If they go after the Nutty Bars, we’re going to have a problem. Little Debbie has issued a recall for several of its snack foods, as they may contain peanut butter that’s part of a nationwide salmonella scare. Officials are focusing on peanut paste, as well as peanut butter, produced at Peanut Corp.’s Georgia facility. […]

Stork Craft baby cribs recalled

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Stork Craft Manufacturing is recalling over a half a million cribs, because of reports of the metal support brackets that support the mattress cracked and broke. This caused the mattress platform to collapse, leaving a gap between the mattress and side rails, creating an entrapment and suffocation hazard. The cribs being recalled go all the […]

Xylophones to return to Land of Nod due to choking hazard

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A toy xylophone is being recalled by manufacturer The Land of Nod, because the pegs on the xylophone can break off causing a choking hazard. The xylophone, manufactured in China, was sold nationwide and through their catalog for approximately $45. ($45 for a toy xylophone?!) It’s a rolling xylophone with the name “Janod” printed on […]

Infant sleep garment recall expanded

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A previous recall of 6,200 Taggies Sleep’n Play infant garments has been expanded to 16,000. The infant wear poses a choking hazard from the snaps. The previous style recalled were the Butterfly Applique and Fun Dog print, now included are the Dinosaur Applique and Pink Toss print versions. The infant garments are made by Rashti […]

Jardine baby crib recall expanded

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Jardine and regulators have expanded their previous round of recalls, after more reports of unsafe situations with the cribs. Jardine’s original recall of 320,000 Chinese-made cribs has been expanded to include 56,450 more after federal safety regulators received 20 additional reports of crib slats breaking. Nine of those incidents occurred when infants or toddlers managed […]

Claire's children's necklaces recalled

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Friends who get lead poisoning together, stay together. Claire’s Boutiques is recalling about 67,000 of its Best Friends Yin Yang Necklaces Sets, after it was found that the necklaces contain high levels of lead. Since we were one of those weirdos in school that liked to chew on our necklace while bored in math class, […]

Toy TV recalled for lead

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It’s funny! It’s realistic! It’s poisonous! The latest lead-tainted toy from the Far East is OKK Trading’s Mini-Televisor toy TV. Sold on OKK Trading’s website for about a buck, the toy is being recalled because it contains excessive amount of lead paint, and violates federal standards. Consumers are being advised to immediately remove the toy […]

Toy xylophone recalled for lead

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We’re starting to think that maybe you should stay away from dollar store toys all together. The latest lead-laden plaything is a toy xylophone from King Import Warehouse. The xylophones are being recalled because they are in violation of the lead paint standard. We know what you’re saying — “How can a cheaply produced toy […]

Infant Mylicon recalled

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Oh how we relied on Infant Mylicon for our ultra-gassy baby. Fortunately we’re past that stage, because Merck Pharmaceuticals has issued a nationwide recall for the drops, due to the risk of metal fragments in the liquid. What, do they make it in the same factory as Strawberry Quik? The recall specifically is for two […]

Strawberry Quik recalled

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Nestlé USA is recalling the most unnatural — yet tasty — substance on Earth, Strawberry Quik. Two production codes were found to possibly contain small fragments of aluminum. The codes affected are “82255880” and “82265880” with a best by date of “August 2010” — the codes can be found on the bottom of the container. […]

Wooden toys recalled for choking hazard

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Earth Friendly of Beaverton, Oregon is recalling several of their wooden toys. The toys have small parts that can break off and can be a choking hazard. Their rattle handle also does not meet voluntary rattle standards. The toys were sold in several western states including Alaska, California, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington between […]

Illinois attorney general sues crib manufacturer over recalls

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a lawsuit against SFCA, the company that recently bought crib manufacturer Simplicity, in an effort to step up responsibility on companies for safety concerns. “SFCA distributed the dangerous bassinets into Illinois even after the same defective design caused the death of a 4-month-old baby girl. So far SFCA […]

LeapFrog batteries and charger recalled

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LeapFrog has issued a recall for their Didj game system batteries and recharging station. If the game system is placed into the charger upside down — and we know how easily a kid could do that — the batteries can overheat, causing a burn hazard. Not to mention that it can’t be too good for […]

Massive crib recall goes back to 1995

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That great deal on a used crib from Craigslist might not have been a bargain after all. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a huge recall of over 1.6 million cribs manufactured between 1995 and 2007 by Delta Enterprise, the world’s largest crib distributor. The problem stems from missing safety pegs in the drop […]

Playkids convertible cribs recalled

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Around 2,000 convertible cribs made by Playkids U.S.A. are being recalled as they present a suffocation hazard. The mesh sides stretches too much, creating a gap between the side and the mattress — not good! The convertible cribs affected by the recall have a model number PLK-909, but the model number is only found on […]