Food Recalls
Something Stinks in Recall
of Four Kellogg’s Cereal

I always knew that eating too much junk food – or cereal for that matter – could make you sick to your stomach. But how about getting sick before eating Continue Reading →

FDA Needs to Get a Grip
on Food Issues, Report Finds

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s abilities to discover potential threats to food safety and prevent outbreaks of foodborne illness are hampered by impediments to efficient use of its limited Continue Reading →

Illegal Levels of Lead Found
in Juice Drinks and Fruit Cups

Lead exceeding California’s legal limit was found in dozens of popular juice and fruit products, according to the Environmental Law Foundation. Drinks in violation included Earth’s Best Organics Apple Juice, Continue Reading →

Product Recalls
12 Million Shrieks Over Cadmium Found in McDonald’s Shrek Glasses

In the I can’t-believe-this-happened category, McDonald’s is recalling 12 million Shrek classes because they contain toxic cadmium, reports The Wall Street Journal. While McDonald’s claims the glasses are within safety Continue Reading →

Children’s Tylenol Recall, Herbal
Supplements, Choking and More

The last week of school crushed all life out of me. Here’s a round up of some news you may have missed: This Recall of Kids Drugs Keeps Getting Stranger Continue Reading →

Maybe the Bad News
Will Slow Down Soon

The good news for parents keeps on coming. Here is another round up: Wal-Mart Pulls Cadmium-Laced Jewelry The world’s largest retailer responded to an Associated Press report by pulling its Continue Reading →

Children Are Why We Care
About Environmental Safety

A few weeks ago, I received an email from Consumer’s Union asking me to visit their headquarters in Yonkers, New York. I would be attending an “event” regarding the organization’s Continue Reading →