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Peanut Butter Recall Hurts Sales

Peanut Butter is more than just your child's lunch/allergy. It's big business. With the recent recall of tainted PB, big name brands like Jif and Peter Pan have seen a drop in sales of at least 20 percent, according to a report by CNN, while the g...

Window Blinds - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 692,400 Roman Shades and Roll-Up Blinds sold at Cost Plus and World Market stores nationwide. These shades and blinds have looped pull cords and exposed inner and lifting c...

Product Recall - Infantino Rattles

In March, 2008, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of about 20,000 Infantino Lamb Grabby Rattles due to a choking hazard. Now they have added an additional 131,000 rattles to the recall for the same reason. This recall i...

Product Recall - Simplicity Play Yards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher Price have announced the recall of about 200,000 Rainforest Portable Play Yards because one or more of the rails can collapse, posing a fall or entrapment hazard to young children. The play yards...

Flashing Pacifiers - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 38,000 Flashing Pacifiers due to a choking hazard. The pacifier us intended for older kids and adults, but should a baby get a hold of it, the pieces could separate and end...

Stork Craft Cribs - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 535,000 Stork Craft Baby Cribs due to faulty support brackets. These metal brackets, which support the crib mattress and mattress board, can crack and break. When one or mo...

Taggies Infant Garments - Product Recall

In July 2008, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of about 6,200 Taggies Sleep'n Play Infant Garments due snaps that could detach and pose a choking hazard to young children. Yesterday, the CPSC announced that an addition...

Jardine Cribs - Expanded Product Recall

Back in June, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Jardine Cribs recalled about 320,000 cribs due to a strangulation hazard. Yesterday, the CPSC announced an additional 56,450 cribs to be included in that recall. CPSC has received 19 ad...

Hallmark Jumbo Snow Globes - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 7,000 Jumbo Snowman Snow Globes sold exclusively at Hallmark Gold Crown stores nationwide from October through November 2008 for about $100 each. When exposed to sunligh...

Evenflo Majestic High Chairs - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 95,000 Evenflo Majestic High Chairs. The plastic caps and metal screws located on both sides of the high chair can become loose and fall out. This poses both a fall and a c...

Toy Army Figures - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 5,400 Army Figures due to high levels of lead in the paint on their little plastic faces. The figures were made in China for OKK Trading of Los Angeles and sold at dolla...

Toxic Toy Report Released

Just in time for your holiday shopping, the Ecology Center and Healthy Toys have released their 2nd annual consumer guide to toxic chemicals in toys. That such a guide should even exist is disturbing, but the findings are even more so. After testing ...

Children's Hooded Jackets - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 1,500 Young Colors Children's Hooded Jackets. The jackets have drawstrings through the hood and waist that fail to meet the CPSC guidelines, which were issued in 1996 to he...

Ikea Roman Blinds - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 670,000 IKEA IRIS and ALVINE Roman Blinds. The blinds have an exposed inner cord on the backside, which is a hazard to young children. Earlier this year, a 1-year-old girl ...

Ja-Ru Toy Trains - Product Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 18,000 JA-RU My Little Train Classics Toy Trains. The toys contain small parts which can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. My Little Train Classics are ...

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