Sassy and Carter’s-branded Hug N’ Tug Baby Toys Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

Name of Products: Sassy®-branded Hug N’ Tug Puppy and Monkey and Carter’s®-branded Hug N’ Tug Monkey Toys Units: About 45,300 Importer: Sassy, Inc., of Kentwood, Mich. Hazard: The beads inside the clear plastic sphere at the center of the toys can be released and pose a choking hazard to young children. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 12 reports of beads(…)

Holiday Happiness

Holiday Happiness

  “Happy Holidays!”  We hear that hundreds, maybe thousands of times starting somewhere around the Thanksgiving Feast until the 2nd day of the New Year.   But wait, what makes the Holidays Happy? I have been contemplating this over the last few days and decided to take stock of what makes me smile this time of(…)

Resolutions You CAN keep!

Resolutions You CAN keep!

  5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Military Family Lose weight, exercise more, read more…..Have you made these same resolutions EVERY year only to fail about 3 weeks in? You are not alone so why not make 2013 THE year you stick to your resolutions!  One way to make them stick is to involve the(…)

City Versa Strollers Recalled by Baby Jogger Due to Fall Hazard

Name of Product: Baby Jogger City Versa™ strollers Units: About 8,400 in the United States and 2,200 in Canada Manufacturer: Baby Jogger LLC, of Richmond, Va. Hazard: The stroller frame can fail to lock in place and collapse while in use, posing a fall hazard to children in the stroller. Incidents/Injuries: Baby Jogger has received six reports of incidents with(…)

High-Powered Magnet Sets Recalled by Reiss Innovations Due to Ingestion Hazard; Sold Exclusively on Amazon.com

Name of Product: High-Powered Magnet desk toy Units: About 500 Importer: Reiss Innovations LLC, of Manchester, Conn. Manufacturer: Global Goler Co. Limited, of Guangdong, China Hazard: When two or more magnets are swallowed, they can link together inside a child’s intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious(…)