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

DaVinci Recalls More Cribs For Entrapment Hazard

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DaVinci is expanding their recall of several crib models due to entrapment hazards, the CPSC announced today. 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 6,000 cribs are affected,... Read more

1.7 Million Pounds Of Frozen Chicken Recalled For Salmonella

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Maine-based Barber Foods is recalling 1,707,494 pounds of stuffed frozen chicken in fear of salmonella contamination. Products produced between February 17, 2015 and May 20, 2015 are affected, including chicken breasts stuffed with broccoli and cheese, asparagus and cheese, and ham and cheese, along with chicken fingers and Chicken Kiev and Cordon Bleu. This is the second recall... 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

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