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Wal-Marts Recalls 174,000 Dolls That Can Burn

Watch out for the "My Sweet Love/My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care" doll - she babbles, she coughs... she burns?!?Wal-mart has recalled 174,000 of the dolls because the toy can cause burns. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the problem stems from a circuit board in the doll's chest that can overheat, causing the surface of the toy to get hot and burn someone.So far, the company has received ...

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The Incredible Ice Hotel That Inspired Elsa's "Frozen" Palace

Do you want to build a snowman? (More importantly, have you learned all the words to the song yet?)Like everyone else in the world, we're totally obsessed with Disney's smash hit animated musical Frozen. So to celebrate the big release on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, we took an amazing trip to Quebec, Canada along with the film's directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. We toured the Hôtel de Glace, which ...

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Fitbit Recalls More Than 1 Million Wristbands Over Allergic Reactions

Yikes! One of the season's hottest holiday gifts - the Fitbit Force wireless activity tracking wristband - is the subject of a MASSIVE recall after thousands of people experienced skin irritation and allergic reactions from the wristband.Last month, Fitbit issued a voluntary recall of the product, stating that "a small percentage" of users suffered skin irritation from prolonged use (note, consumers were encouraged to wear the wristband as much as possible while awake).On Wednesday ...

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Graco Recalls 3.7 Million Child Car Seats

In one of the largest recalls of its kind, the baby product company Graco has recalled more than 3.7 million child car seats and is contesting a government request to recall nearly 1.8 million more, according to CNN.What's the danger? An issue with the harness buckle that can be difficult to unlatch or get stuck entirely. This can make it difficult or impossible to remove the child quickly in an emergency ...

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Hot Pockets Recalled Because They Might Have Diseased Animal Meat

Today in the worst news ever, Nestlé USA’s Prepared Foods Division has announced a recall of my very favorite frozen treat.Why?  Because Hot Pockets ® Philly Steak & Cheese sandwich might, MIGHT be made with the meat of "diseased and unsound animals." Oh God, I ate one last night.  The sandwiches (if that's what you want to call a frozen hunk of crust, meat and cheese with a hot lava center) were recalled because ...

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Scary News: Strollers Recalled Over Finger Amputation Hazards!

First the pacifier recall from earlier today, and now another one that's so scary, we're shuddering just thinking about it!Britax has recalled more than 200,000 B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers because of "partial finger amputation hazard," which is a fancy way of saying you could lose part of your finger when you take your baby out for a walk. The company has already received 8 injury reports including a ...

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Mustache Pacifiers Recalled

Attention parents - we "mustache" you to check if you have one of these dangerous pacifiers in your house!Fred & Friends has recalled 200,000 Chill Baby Pacifiers (183,000 in the United States and 17,000 in Canada) because of a serious choking hazard, according to the CPSC.The pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards, as the beard on the Artiste and the knob on the Volume pacifiers can detach, posing a choking hazard ...

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1.25 Million Popular Pacifier Clips Recalled!

Oh baby! More than a million pacifier clips have been recalled by Playtex due to choking hazards, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today.Here's the problem: the pacifier holder clips can crack and a small part can break off, which equals a dangerous choking hazard for little ones. Most moms are familiar with this sort of clip - they are meant to attach pacifiers to clothes, diaper bags, strollers and so on. The ...

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Sears and Kmart Recall Nearly 50,000 Fan Heaters

Uh oh! Sears and Kmart have recalled about 42,500 Kenmore oscillating fan heaters after reports some of them overheated and caused injuries.Broken motor mounts can cause the fan heaters to overheat and catch fire, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said in a statement on its website.To date, the companies have received seven reports of the fan heaters smoking or catching fire, including two reports of injuries. Injuries include one report of ...

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