Due to fears of botulism contamination, Plum Organics announced today that it is taking the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling one particular batch of its Apple & Carrot Portable Pouch baby food with the best by date May 21, 2010.
Due to safety concerns in high ticket baby items and the numerous product recalls ordered by the Consumer Products Safety Commission, Toys “R” Us announced today a national program that provides customers the opportunity to trade-in used cribs, car seats and other baby products in exchange for savings on a new item. Dubbed the “Great Trade-In” it’s purpose is to draw attention to safety concerns in products like cribs and car seats that should not be handed down or resold.
A federal judge in Philadelphia this week gave class action status to a lawsuit filed against a division of Toys R Us Inc., claiming the toy store worked with merchants to prevent discounts on everything from car seats and strollers to breast pumps and hands-free infant carriers in an effort to compete with online retailers.
About 96,000 cribs sold at Toys R Us, Babies R Us and other retailers nationwide are being recalled because wooden slats can break, creating a gap that can trap or strangle infants and toddlers. The products were manufactured by Jardine Enterprises. This marks the third crib recall for the Taipei, Taiwan-based company in less than a year.
Shopping for kids that aren’t yours can be challenging, but the difficulty level skyrockets when it comess to finding an appropriate present for children with special needs. As a gift giver, you want to give toys and goodies to the kid’s situation without always having to ask their parents the best items to buy. This is why Toys”R”Us partnered with the National Lekotek Center to offer its shoppers in this situation a little bit of help with its toy guide for differently-abled kids.