Recalls
Almost 1 Million Products Are
Cited During Two-Day Frenzy

I hardly know where to begin, there have been so many recalls in the last two days. It’s overwhelming. Before I get started, you might want to read this article Continue Reading →

Recalls – Consumers Union on Lead II
Should Parents Test Children,
Toys for Lead Contamination?

This is Part II of a three-part series on lead in toys. Below are Consumers Union’s answers to my questions that I suspect are on the minds of many parents. Continue Reading →

Recalls – Consumers Union on Lead II
Should Parents Test Children,
Toys for Lead Contamination?

This is Part II of a three-part series on lead in toys. Below are Consumers Union’s answers to my questions that I suspect are on the minds of many parents. Continue Reading →

Recalls – Consumers Union on Lead I
Consumers Union, Magazine
Are Helping Out Parents

This is Part I of a three-part series on lead in toys. Parts II and III are an exclusive Q&A with Consumers Union. This holiday season, American parents have more Continue Reading →

Recalls – Part II
Here’s a Way to Send
a Message to Retailers

As I mentioned in a recent post, Consumers Union, which publishes Consumer Reports, has organized a campaign urging lawmakers to ensure products sold in the United States are safe for Continue Reading →

Recalls – Part I
Consumers Union Launches
Campaign for Safe Products

One frustration I face when writing about product recalls is wondering if manufacturers will really clean up their act. While I’m able to warn a couple hundred parents about toys Continue Reading →

Here’s What Burt’s Bees E-Mailed
My Wife About Lead in Lipstick

When it comes to lead in our home, we’ve had a few near misses with lead-laden toys. The Dora toys had me most worried because those were the ones I Continue Reading →