There is a constant stream of safety recalls, some more urgent than others but all important. Here are a few of the more recent ones: Baby Sleep Sacks The problem is that the zipper can detach from the sleep sack, posing a choking hazard. Consumers should immediately stop using, take
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a new program intended to reduce lead levels in food for infants and children under two.
Babies should be sleeping safely under terms of a new law that prohibits making or selling padded baby crib bumper pads and inclined sleeping products for infants. President Biden signed the Safe Sleep for Babies Act (H.R. 3182) into law earlier this month. It was passed unanimously in the
The baby formula shortage has been getting a lot of press but the group Baby2Baby says diaper taxes are another headache facing families with infants and it’s mounting a Twitter campaign to put pressure on the 33 states that charge sales tax on diapers. “While eliminating the diaper tax
Babies are soft but their mattresses should be firm. New federal safety standards for crib mattresses are intended to do just that – provide a firm, flat sleeping surface. Softer sleeping surfaces have been linked to suffocation and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The new rules adopted by the U.S.
Window blinds don’t look or sound dangerous but they’re actually one of the biggest safety threats to children. Every year, children strangle on the cords hanging from blinds, shades and draperies. “Unfortunately, two children strangled on hazardous cords in October,” said Linda Kaiser, founder of Parents for Window
Beech-Nut has issued a recall and says it will stop selling all single-grain rice cereal after Alaska state officials discovered high arsenic levels during routing sampling, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) said in a statement released earlier this week. The company simultaneously announced it will recall the lot