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Are child safety caps actually safe?

A Warning about Child Safety Caps A new warning about kids getting into your medication: Most medications are equipped with a “child safety cap.”  Adults have trouble with these caps, so it is easy to assume they really are “childproof” – after all, you have to push down, and twist to open them. A new study shows an alarming […]

Beware of Fraudulent Flu Products

As the flu continues to make people sick”and even cause deaths”scammers are alive and well, promoting their fraudulent products to the unsuspecting public. These scammers sell their products with claims to prevent, treat or cure the flu, even though they have not been tested and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved them. […]

Five Infant Deaths Prompt CPSC to Sue Manufacturer of Nap Nanny and Chill Infant Recliners

The deaths of five infants and more than 70 reports of children nearly falling out of a popular infant recliner have the federal government looking to stop the sales and manufacture of the product.  U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff filed an administrative complaint against Baby Matters, LLC, of Berwyn, Pa., the manufacturer of […]

CPSC Children's Product Recalls 2012

The Consumer Products Safety Commission has enacted standards to protect consumers from potentially dangerous and defective products. Every year, a number of children’s products fail national safety standards. Below, we’ve listed several products that have been recalled in the past three months in order to help you protect your family from dangerous highchairs, car seats, […]

Nestle© USA recalls NESQUIK

Nestle USA issued a voluntary recall of its Nesquik chocolate powder after being tipped off by an ingredient supplier of possible salmonella contamination. Read FDA RECALL NOTICE.  The Glendale-based company said it was calling back canisters of the product, which is mixed with milk to create a sweet drink, that were made in October and sold […]

Meningitis Outbreak linked to injectable steroids

Update 10/10/12:  A 70-year old man died in July, before the discovery of the contaminated steroid medication produced by New England Compounding Center, the Florida Department of Health reported. There are now six total cases in Florida, all in Marion County, officials said. More than 100 cases have been reported nationally, with about a dozen […]