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Graco Recalls Jump ‘n Jive Doorway Jumpers

Graco, in cooperation with the CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of Jump ‘n Jive Doorway Jumpers.

The recalled doorway jumpers include detachable toys that are attached to the jumper…

Chrissie Cole

Spa Factory Aromatherapy Kits Recalled Due to Projectile Hazard

JAKKS Pacific Inc., in cooperation with CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of Spa Factory Aromatherapy Fountain & Bath Benefit Kits.

Pressure from the buildup of carbon dioxide in the jars…

Jenny Albano

Ford Recalls Nearly Half-Million Mustangs Due to Air Bag Issue

Just 3 months after Ford Motor Co recalled 1.2 million trucks and SUVs, the automobile company is recalling 470,000 Ford Mustangs due to safety concerns with the deployment of air bags on the passenger side. The sports cars have been recalled due to a much needed air bag software update that will adjust the force with which the passenger side airbag deploys, the models affected are from…

Jenny Albano

Brian Smith Recalls Serene Float Tanks

Brian Smith, in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling 5 units of Serene Float Tanks due to an electrocution hazard.Electrical components in the float tank are not grounded, which can prevent the Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) from tripping when needed, posing an electrocution hazard to consumers.The recalled product is a Serene Float Tank, which is a water tank that is light and…

Jenny Albano

Car Seat has Death Risk for Infants

Findings from a study published online by Archives of Disease in Childhood claim that there is a small risk of sudden death for babies who use car seats. The study is based on an analysis of cases of sudden death in infants up to 12 months in Quebec, Canada, that happened between 1991 and 2000.Of the 508 deaths that were investigated, 17 of these deaths happened when an infant was seated in a…

Jenny Albano

"Popcorn Lung" Lawsuit Settled

A man who filed a lawsuit claiming he incurred lung damage from a chemical in the flavoring of microwavable popcorn has reached a settlement with the popcorn flavoring company.John Weimer Jr., who claims he suffered lung damage from a chemical called diacetyl found in buttery popcorn flavoring, filed a lawsuit against the International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. for being negligent. Weimer…

Chrissie Cole

Volkswagen Recalls Vehicles for Faulty Brake Lights

Volkswagen is recalling 800,000 vehicles due to faulty brake lights, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).The recalled vehicle models include: New Beetles, Jettas, Golf/GTIs and R 32s which include the 4th generation 1999-2005 Jetta sedans, 2001-2005 Jetta Wagons, 2003-2007 New Beetle Convertibles, 1999-2006 Golf/GTIs and the 2004 R32, all which were…