Recall Reminds Parents To Anchor TV And Furniture To Wall

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Earlier this week, Pali Design recalled several pieces of furniture. Restraint straps that anchor armoires and dressers to the wall can break, posing a risk of falling when curious kids play on the furniture. While the recall was relatively small -- affecting 18,000 pieces of furniture in the US -- it points to the larger... Read more

Recall Alert! OXO Booster Seats

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OXO is recalling about 25,000 of its Nest Booster Seats, the CPSC announced yesterday. While no injuries have been reported, OXO has received five reports of the stitching coming undone, releasing the straps and posing a falling hazard. Not sure if you own one of these booster seats? They're sold in green (model 6367200), pink... Read more

Recall Alert! IKEA Safety Gates

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On the heels of a mattress recall, IKEA is recalling two pressure-mounted baby safety gates, the CPSC announced yesterday. Both the PATRULL KLÄMMA and PATRULL SMIDIG can pose a falling hazard since the friction between the wall and the gate is insufficient to keep the gate in place. And the lower metal bar can... Read more

Recall Alert! Baby's Dream Furniture

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Baby's Dream Furniture, Inc., is voluntarily recalling any furniture or accessories painted with its vintage grey paint finish because of lead poisoning concerns. The paint, used on about 1200 cribs, 1800 matching furniture pieces and 1600 miscellaneous pieces exceeds federal lead limits. So if you have a teething baby who likes to gnaw on everything, this... Read more

Recall Alert! IKEA Crib Mattresses

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IKEA is expanding its crib mattress recall, upping the number of potentially-dangerous mattresses to 300,000 in the US. While the initial recall back in January affected 160,000 VYSSA crib mattresses, 131,000 of the SULTAN mattresses have been added in the US, and 44,000 in Canada. The mattresses could create a gap between itself and the crib... Read more

Recall Alert! Roberta Roller Rabbit Pajamas

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Yikes! Another pajama recall yesterday. Once again, failure to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear is taking PJs off the shelves. This time, about 32,000 pairs of Roberta Roller Rabbit by Roberta Freyman pajama sets are affected. The 100 percent cotton pajamas were sold in two styles from sizes toddler 1 through... Read more

Recall Alert! Beech-Nut Baby Food

Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling almost 1,920 pounds of baby food -- somewhere around 7,600 jars -- after glass was discovered in one jar. While the recall, announced on the USDA website, is voluntary, one consumer did report oral injury as a result of glass in the baby food. Only one flavor is affected: Stage... Read more

Another Listeria Recall: Sabra Classic Hummus

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Say it ain't so: Sabra is voluntarily recalling about 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus due to a possible Listeria contamination. Add it to the list. Amy's Kitchen and Blue Bell Ice Cream both recently recalled products out of Listeria concerns, and Wegman's recalled nectarines, peaches, plums and pluots for the... Read more

Recall Alert! Smooth Industries Baby Pajamas

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Another motocross uniform pajama recall -- this time from manufacturer Smooth Industries. The recall affects about 7,600 pairs of pajamas, which fail to meet federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear. The PJs, which look like motocross uniforms, were sold in four styles: Ride Smooth, Honda, MX Superstars and Moto X. The one-piece pairs were sold... 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