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Biggest Recalls of 2014

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It's hard to keep up with all the Consumer Product Safety Commission's recalls. And even if you do hear about a product recall, what are you supposed to do about it? We've got you covered. Double-check this list of the year's biggest baby gear recalls for some peace of mind. Graco Strollers On Nov.... read more

Whole Foods Recalls Crave Brothers Les Freres Cheese Due to Listeria Outbreak: What You Need to Know

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In response to the bacterial infection outbreak that's taken at least one life and sickened dozens more, Whole Foods Market Inc. is recalling the Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese. The cheese, though pasteurized, Whole Foods says, may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause listeriosis infection, and it may take up... read more

Recall Alert! Rockland Furniture Dropside Cribs… Plus, More of the Latest Baby Product Recalls

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It seems like some baby or home product is always being recalled. Want to make sure nothing you've got at home has been deemed hazardous? Here's the latest. read more

Recall Alert! IKEA VYSSA Crib Mattress

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IKEA is recalling about 169,000 VYSSA crib mattresses, the CPSC announced today. The mattress could create a gap between itself and the crib larger than allowed by federal regulations -- a width of two fingers. While no injuries have been reported, two infants did become entrapped between the mattress and the end of... read more

Recall Alert! Star Ride Pajamas

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Star Ride Kids is recalling two styles of girl's pajama sets, the CPSC announced yesterday. While no incidents have been reported, the pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries. About 7000 pairs of the polyester pajamas -- available in sizes 4 through 15 -- were... read more

Recall Alert! Giggles International Animated Sing-Along Monkey

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They may only be sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores, but 13,000 Giggles International Animated Sing-Along Monkey toys are being recalled. The battery component of the sing-along plush toy can heat up to 230F degrees, posing a burn hazard. While no injuries have been documented, Giggles has received two reports of the toys overheating... read more

Recall Alert! Dream On Me Incredible Play Yards

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Dream On Me is recalling about 10,000 of their Incredible Play Yards, the CPSC announced yesterday. While no injuries have been reported, the play yards can collapse, posing a strangulation hazard to young children. Wondering if you have this model? Look for model numbers starting with 436A, 436B, 436G, 436O, 436P and 436R, which can... read more

Recall Alert! Graco Strollers Pose Danger of Fingertip Amputation

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Parents, listen up: Graco is recalling nearly 5 million strollers, the CPSC announced today. And the reason is serious: the folding hinge on the sides of the stroller can pinch a child’s finger, posing a laceration or amputation hazard. Graco has received 11 reports of injuries so far, including six fingertip amputations and... read more

Recall Alert! McDonald's Hello Kitty Whistle

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McDonald's is recalling their Hello Kitty Whistle Happy Meal toys, the CPSC announced today. Pieces of the whistle -- which is included in a 3-inch figurine of Hello Kitty holding a pink lollipop -- can detach and pose a choking hazard. Two incidents have already been reported, one of which required medical attention.... read more

Recall Alert! Nutek Disposable Baby Wipes

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Pennsylvania-based baby wipe manufacturer Nutek Disposables issued a nationwide voluntary recall on Saturday. The recall, announced by the FDA, affects several brands produced by Nutek, including Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred's, Kidgets, Member's Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch and Well Beginnings. The recall follows a small number of complaints of odor and discoloration, which... read more