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 →

News Affecting Children

The last few days have been overloaded with parenting-related stories. Consider all that has been happening: CPSC Recalls 1.8 Million Dart Guns After Deaths It’s been three years since a Continue Reading →

Consumers Union Is Building
National School Safety Coalition

Who is responsible for keeping children safe? In America, we usually put that responsibility in the hands of parents. In fact, the difficulty of protecting our kids is ridiculously complex. Continue Reading →

What New Dangerous Metal
Will Supplant Cadmium, Lead?

With the Consumer Product Safety Commission telling parents to essentially toss – in a safe manner! – all that cheap jewelry your kids have acquired, the question becomes: what dangerous Continue Reading →

2.1 Million Cribs Recalled;
Group Warns of Bad Toys

 Just as 2.1 million drop-side cribs are being recalled, holiday shoppers are once again being warned of hazardous toys. There have been four known suffocations following hardware failures involving Stork Continue Reading →

Product Recalls
Maclaren Recalls Strollers
After Finger Amputations

It’s been a while since there was a major recall, but this one is a doozy: Maclaren is recalling about 1 million umbrella strollers because the side hinge mechanism can Continue Reading →