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 →

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 →

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 →

P&G Should Listen to Parents
Upset Over Pamper Rashes

I’m going to be blunt here: Pamper’s sucks. More correctly, Procter and Gamble sucks. I say that even though my kids no longer wear diapers. Besides the fact that we 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 →

Recalls
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 →

Recalls
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 →