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Parenting

Here’s Why I’m Saying No To Snow Forts

Like sledding and having a snowball fight, building and playing inside a snow fort seems like a quintessential winter activity. I remember building them during my own childhood. Residing in an area prone to blizzards and lake effect snow, I spent many a snow day tunneling through the powdery goodness with friends and siblings. We […]

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Children’s Pajamas Recalled by Bella Bliss

On December 8th, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bella Bliss announced a voluntary recall of their Henley Pima Cotton Children’s Pajamas due to potential flammability issues.

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Tejava Tea issues a Precautionary Recall

As a precautionary measure on December 9th, 2011, certain production lots of Tejava Premium Iced Tea in 12 oz glass bottles were recalled nationwide due to the possible presence of glass fragments which could be harmful if swallowed.

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Wolfgang Puck Electric Grill/Griddles Recalled

On November 10th, 2011, Wolfgang Puck Appliances, Inc. voluntarily recalled their Electric Reversible Tri-Grill/Griddles due to a potential shock hazard, as well as an overheating hazard.

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IKEA Recalls Children’s Folding Tent

On October 6th, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with IKEA, announced a voluntary recall of their BUSA cube-shaped children’s folding tent, due to a potential laceration or puncture hazard.

Toys

Little Tikes Expands Recall of Toy Workshop and Tool Sets

On September 28th, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturer, Little Tikes, announced a voluntary recall of their Little Tikes Workshop and Tool Sets due to a potential choking hazard.

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Pepperidge Farm Recalls Baked Naturals Sesame Sticks

On September 22, 2011, Pepperidge Farm, Inc. voluntarily recalled a limited quantity of 10.2-ounce boxes of Baked Naturals Sesame Sticks as a precaution due to the possible presence of small, thin pieces of wire.  

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Dolls Recalled by Pottery Barn Kids

On September 8th, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Pottery Barn Kids, announced a voluntary recall of their Chloe, Sophie and Audrey soft dolls due to a strangulation hazard.

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Macy’s Recalls Martha Stewart Casseroles

On August 18th, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Macy’s and the Martha Stewart Collection, announced a voluntary recall of their Enamel Cast Iron Casserole due to a potential burn and laceration hazard.