First, look out for the safety of your pets! The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning that dog treats may be contaminated with salmonella. Merrick Pet Care’s pet food may be contaminated with salmonella; click here to read more about the possible salmonella contamination in the dog treats.
Second, heels have been reported as posing physical risks for little girls. The Associated Press reported that it is not unusual to see little girls wearing heels with children as young as five years of age sporting heels as high as an inch. Experts have urged parents to limit wear to once or twice a week for four hours because heels pose physical risks including a tightening of the heel cord and changes in growth plate. Click here to read the Associated Press report.
Third, organic baby food has been recalled. Nurture, Inc. has issued a product recall of organic baby food over fears that it could be spoiled after a customer noticed swollen pouches. Click here to see the list of recalled food.
Finally, and unfortunately, another crib recall has been issued. The Diane drop-side cribs distributed by Caramia Furniture and Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard have been recalled because slats on the drop-side can detach from the top and bottom rails, posing fall and entrapment hazards to children. Click here to read more about this crib recall.