recalls

Recall Alert! Storkcraft Crib Mattress

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Storkcraft is recalling about 18,500 of its foam crib mattresses, which fail to meet federal flammability standards, posing a fire hazard. No need to grab the extinguisher yet; the CPSC says no incidents have actually been reported. Still, parents using the mattress should contact Storkcraft for a free zippered mattress barrier cover to... Read more

Recall Alert! Target Circo Night Lights

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Time to pull the plug on these night lights. Target is recalling several Circo brand night lights, the CPSC announced. The battery can overheat and melt the light, posing a fire hazard. So far, Target's received two reports of the night lights over heating and one report of a small fire. Wondering if... Read more

Recall Alert! Easter Egg Cookies Top List of Recalls This Week

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The FDA announced a number of food recalls this week, so before you start assembling those Easter baskets or whipping up weekend breakfasts, keep the following in mind. Silver Lake Cookie Company Inc. recalled its 8-ounce packages of Easter egg cookies because they contain actual egg -- an ingredient unlisted on the packaging. Not... Read more

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! UPPABaby Strollers

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Big news from UPPABaby: The brand is recalling its popular Cruz and Vista strollers, along with the RumbleSeat stroller insert. This recall only affects 2015 models sold between December 2014 and July 2015. After receiving 22 reports of children biting the foam off of the bumper bar, UPPABaby issued the recall due to concerns of... Read more

Recall Alert! DaVinci Cribs

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DaVinci is recalling several crib models due to an entrapment hazard, the CPSC announced yesterday. A metal bracket connecting the mattress support to the crib can break, creating a gap or an uneven surface. This can lead to entrapment, falls, or lacerations from the broken metal. About 11,660 cribs are affected, including the Reagan... Read more

Asbestos Investigation: The Brands You Need To Avoid

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Yikes! Several children's products -- crayons and toy crime scene fingerprint kits -- were found to contain asbestos. You know that's not good, but why, exactly? Asbestos -- a naturally-occuring mineral fiber previously used in things like building materials  -- contains fibers that can be lodged in the lungs for a long time after inhaled. That... Read more

Recall Alert! Otteroo Baby Floats

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Otteroo Corp. is recalling 3,000 of its baby floats: circular floatation devices that fit snuggly around babies' necks and allow them to keep comfortably keep afloat in the pool or tub. While the sight of a baby's neck wrapped in a float is alarming at first, the product -- already popular in Asia -- has drawn... Read more