Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lee Carter Co. Announces Voluntary Recall of Two Kids Products

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of Lee Carter Co.’s action figure toys and baby rattles, manufactured in Mexico. About 7,000 of the Super Luchamania Action Figures were sold. The recalled action figures, sold in … Continue reading

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Costa Cruise Line Faces Charges

It has been two weeks since the disastrous cruise ship accident that occurred off Giglio Island in Florence. Since then, there have been estimates of up to 16 casualties.  Carnival Corp., the world’s largest cruise-line owner, was sued for at … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself: Italian Cruise Ship Follows In Titanic’s Wake

When the Costa Concordia crashed into rocks off Italy’s West Coast Friday night, it marked one of the most horrific ship accidents since Titanic in 1912. Captain Francesco Schettino has been placed under house arrest on suspicion of manslaughter after … Continue reading

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Instant Soup: A Serious Burn Threat To Children

Parents now have to be aware of yet another danger to children – studies have shown that instant cups of soup present a serious risk of scalding and scarring. The danger lies in the product’s design. The styrofoam cups full … Continue reading

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Drug Facility Malfunction: Are you Taking the Right Medication?

Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. has announced a voluntarily recall, along with a temporary shutdown of its Nebraska production facility. The recall relates to the over-the-counter drugs Bufferin, Excedrin, Gas-X Prevention and NoDoz and results from reports of chipped and broken … Continue reading

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A Simple Oral Procedure Leaves a Family in Mourning

In March, a simple tooth extraction procedure put 17-year-old Jennifer Olenicvk into cardiac arrest.  Allegations against the oral surgeon, Dr. Domenick Colleti, and anesthesiologist, Dr. Krista Mechelle Issacs, are based upon alleged negligence in addressing an apparent anesthesia error once … Continue reading

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IKEA High Chairs Pose Dangers To Kids

Over 150,000 of Ikea’s children’s ANTILOP high chairs have been recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The ANTILOP’s restraint buckle poses a hazard as it can release unexpectedly. Reports of such failures presenting a dangerous fall hazard … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson: Not So Kid Friendly?

After the death of their two year old son, Daniel and Katy Moore of Ellensburg, Washington claim Very Berry Strawberry to be the culprit in River Moore’s liver failure. The infant showed symptoms of infection only 30 seconds after ingestion … Continue reading

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