Recall Alert! IKEA Children’s Swing

IKEA
IKEA
Do you have the GUNGGUNG child's swing from IKEA? The store announced a recall today, citing breakable suspension fittings that can cause a child to fall. The swing, made of green polyester fabric, hangs from a suspension strap of 17 feet. It's intended for indoor and outdoor use for children ages 3-7, and retails for... read more

Recall Alert! Tray Vous Stroller Trays

CPSC
CPSC
Tray Vous announced a recall on stroller snack and activity trays and connecters on Tuesday. While no injuries have been reported, the gap between the tray and the stroller is wide enough for an unharnessed child's body to pass through, but not head, posing a strangulation hazard. This recall affects about 770 trays in the... read more

Recall Alert! Kraft American Singles

Kraft
Kraft
Hold the cheese! Kraft Foods Group announced a voluntary recall on Friday of 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. Because a supplier didn't store an ingredient at the correct temperature, Kraft issued the recall as a precaution to avoid food borne illnesses. Here are the... read more

Recall Alert! Dream on Me Dinah High Chairs

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Photo: CPSC
Though no incidents or injuries have been reported, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled over 2,800 high chairs due to a strangulation and fall hazard. Dream on Me Dinah High Chairs, which were sold online by Walmart.com and Amazon.com exclusively from November 2012 to November 2013, are being recalled because a child's body could... read more

Recall Alert: Oeuf Sparrow Crib

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Photo: Oeuf
Oeuf, a leader in modern, eco-friendly and high-end nursery furniture, is recalling about 14,000 of its Sparrow Cribs. This comes after four reports of the slats, spindles and top rail detaching from the crib, posing an entrapment hazard. Luckily, no injuries were reported. This recall affects all colors (white, birch, grey and walnut) and model... read more

Recall Alert: Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, Pluots

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Photo: Shutterstock
You're going to want to take a break from some of your favorite summertime fruits. Wawona Packing Co. has issued a nationwide voluntary recall on white and yellow nectarines, white and yellow peaches, plums and pluots. The recall comes in the wake of a Listeria contamination scare at Wawona's California warehouses. read more

Warning: Don’t Use Spray Sunscreen on Kids

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Photo: Prevention
Despite the blotchy sunburn that sometimes results, spray-on sunscreen is a fast, easy alternative to the messy goup we're usually stuck with. But Consumer Reports is advising parents to keep it away from kids, at least for now. In 2011, the FDA announced it was investigating the potential risks of spray sunscreens. The... read more

This Double Stroller Could Be Unsafe: Here’s Why

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Photo: Consumer Reports
What's that? You don't anticipate leaving your stroller locked in place on a 20-degree incline? Good. But Consumer Reports is still encouraging you to ask Graco for a refund. After testing the Graco Ready2Grow Classic Connect LX -- a stroller capable of holding two children of different ages  -- Consumer Reports slapped it with... read more

Recall Alert! phil&teds Car Seat Adaptors

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Photo: phil&teds
Stroller and baby gear company phil&teds has recalled nearly 400 of their Travel System 26 infant car seat adaptors for strollers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The plastic adaptors, which can connect an infant's car seat to a stroller, can crack and break, posing a falling risk for babies. No reports of actual... read more

Recall Alert! Hamilton Beach Baby Food Maker

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Photo: Hamilton Beach/The Bump
Hamilton Beach has recalled about 3,900 of their bébé brand baby food makers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall comes after four reports of the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid becoming loose, three in which the pin fell into the food. While this certainly presents a choking hazard, no... read more