Recall Alert! Sassy and Carter Hug N’ Tug Toys

Photo: CPSC / The BumpPhoto: CPSC / The Bump
The CPSC, Health Canada, Sassy® and Carter's® have announced a voluntary recall on the Hug N' Tug Puppy, Monkey and Hug N' Tug Monkey Toys. Costumers are instructed to immediately stop using the recalled products due to choking hazard. So far the firm has reported 12 incidents of the Sassy-branded toys, though none have been... read more

Recall Alert! Step2 Riding Toy

Photo: CPSC / The Bump
Photo: CPSC / The Bump
On Tuesday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and The Step2 Company LLC announced a voluntary recall of about 15,500 Step2 X-Rider Cars. The problem? Children who lean too far forward on the seat can go over the handle bar and fall onto the ground. There have been four reports of incidents -- one child... read more

Recall Alert! Britax Car Seats

Britax Recall
On Tuesday, November 6, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA)  and Britax Child Safety Inc. recalled over 60,000 Britax car seats. The recall comes after reports of children biting or chewing on the chest pad, which could result in injury or death via choking. The recalled seats were sold throughout the United States and Canada... read more

Recall Alert! Eddie Bauer Rocking Wood Bassinets

Eddie Bauer Bassinet
On Tuesday, October 23, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Dorel Juvenile Group recalled over 97,000 Eddie Bauer rocking wood bassinets. The recall comes after several reports of bassinets tipping to one side, posing a threat to infants' breathing. The recalled bassinet was sold at Target, Toys R Us and Sears stores nationwide, and online at Ebay... read more

Recall Alert! ValcoBaby Booster Seat

Valco Baby Booster Seat
On Tuesday, October 23, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and ValcoBaby recalled 975 ValcoBaby Booster Seats. The recall comes after two reports of a child falling from the booster toddler seat after it disengaged from the stroller. The recalled seats were sold at various juvenile product stores, websites and the firm's website ( nationwide from... read more

Recall Alert! Trend Lab Children’s Upholstered Chairs

Trend Lab Chair_Main
On Thursday, October 18, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Trend Lab recalled over 16,000 Trend Lab Children's Upholstered Chairs. The recall comes after reports that staples in the binding on the back of the chair can come loose, posing a laceration and choking hazard. The recalled chairs were sold online at,,,... read more

Recall Alert! Frosted Mini-Wheats and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted

Frosted Mini Wheats
On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled select packages of Kelloggs' Fristed Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Sized. The recall comes due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh from a faulty manufacturing part. Recalled packages include only Frosted Mini-Wheats Bite Size Original and Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size with... read more

Recall Alert! Graco Classic Wood Highchairs

Graco High Chair
On Tuesday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada recalled over 85,000 Graco Classic Wood Highchairs. The recall comes after a series of reports of  babies falling from the seat after it loosened and detached from the base, resulting in bumps, bruises and scratches. The recalled high chairs were sold at Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory and... read more

Is Your Peanut Butter Safe? FDA Expands Recall to Over 100 Products

Peanut Butter
What's for lunch? Probably not a PB&J. Two weeks ago Sunland Inc., a New Mexico-based company, recalled 76 peanut butter and almond butter products after one of its products -- Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter -- was linked to 29 salmonella illnesses. Over the past weekend, however, the company expanded its recall to over 100... read more

Recall Alert! Legrand Wiremold Power Strips

Power Cord
This afternoon, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Legrand Wiremold recalled over 14,000 Legrand Under Cabinet Power and Lighting power strips. The recall comes after a report of an infant experiencing electrical shock. The recalled power strips were sold at Ace Hardware, Do it Best, Home Depot USA, Sutherland, True Value Hardware and online at between February... read more