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We're Living Every Parent's Worst Nightmare. Here's What You Can Do To Help.

Carrie Carroll | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Carrie Carroll

When we laid our 2-year-old daughter Savannah down to sleep on April 3, it was a seemingly normal night for a seemingly normal child. But when we looked in her crib the next morning to wake Savannah for breakfast, we discovered every parent's worst nightmare.

Saying Goodbye to CPSC With the Wind in Its Sails, Set On The Right Course

Inez Moore Tenenbaum | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Inez Moore Tenenbaum

We even overcame a last minute attempt to delay the vote by Republican members of the Commission. We persevered, got the job done, and children can sleep safer in the cribs used in childcare center centers and for sale today.

What to Expect When You're Expecting Safe Baby Products

Molly Rauch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Molly Rauch

What's the problem with baby products? There's another side to the images of shiny, happy babies telegraphed so relentlessly in these stores. It's the fact that some of the products on the shelves contain chemicals that are known or suspected health hazards

The Law That Put Consumers First at the CPSC

Inez Moore Tenenbaum | Posted 10.13.2013 | Business
Inez Moore Tenenbaum

Congress recognized that consumer confidence would increase if certain key safety standards were made mandatory, instead of being voluntary. The result: all of the nation's toy standards are mandatory.

10 Daring Babies Escaping Their Cribs

TheFW.com | Posted 03.09.2012 | Weird News

Baby cribs are supposed to protect babies, but, in reality, they simply give the kids their first opportunity to flaunt parental authority. Some ba...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Unorthodox Offices

Adel Zakout | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts
Adel Zakout

As an architect, I'm always concerned that architecture is too clumsy to keep up with modern society--whose reflection, ideally, architectural design should be. However, my article today is about one of those thrilling situations where design is not only emphatic towards society but also becomes a catalyst for social processes;

Five Big Wins for Consumers, A Loss for Advocates of Delay and Distortion

Inez Moore Tenenbaum | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Inez Moore Tenenbaum

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is celebrating a series of tremendous wins for product safety. This is government in action and government that serves the interests of consumers.

In The Public Interest: The House Votes to Deny Consumers Information About Dangerous Products

Elizabeth Hitchcock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Hitchcock

We've already begun to see positive effects of the 2008 product safety law on the toy safety landscape. We must not turn back the clock now.

Shame on Bravo

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Yes, I understand the appeal of the Real Housewives -- and also the way they dull the minds and intellects of all who watch them. Bravo obviously doesn't own a patent on creating garbage, but it is absolutely an industry leader in its production.

Drop-Side Cribs Recalled For Safety Risk

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — About 170,000 drop-side cribs are being recalled after six infants were injured. The cribs recalled were manufactured in Italy, La...

Crib Recall 2010: Evenflo, Delta Enterprise And Others Pull 2 MILLION Cribs From Market

HuffPost/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Another huge crib recall has been issued, this time affecting more than 2 million models by seven manufacturers, according to multiple news reports. ...

Safe Sleep Starts With a Safe Crib

Inez Moore Tenenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inez Moore Tenenbaum

In an effort to rid the marketplace, homes and day care centers of dangerous cribs, we're announcing today the recall of numerous cribs that pose a risk of death or serious injury to young children.

Dorel Asia Cribs Recalled: At Least 600,000 Cribs recalled after child death

AP | NATASHA T. METZLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — A Barbados-based company on Tuesday recalled about 635,000 cribs sold by Kmart, Sears, Wal-Mart and other stores after the death of...

Liberal House Call: Cribs With Blogger Bill Scher

236.com: News You Can Misuse | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

23/6 pays a visit to liberal blogger Bill Scher to check out his crib....