Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., spoke out. “Today’s report reveals that companies not only under-report the high levels of toxic content in their baby food but also knowingly keep toxic products on the market….the baby food industry has consistently cut corners and put profit over the health of babies and children.” Learn more.
The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) recently sued Amazon in an attempt to force the company to take responsibility and recall hazardous products being sold on their website, Amazon.com. The committee is arguing that Amazon’s handling its “Fulfilled by Amazon” products make it a distributor under the law. However, Amazon refuses to take that responsibility. Learn more.
Fisher-Price continued to sell products to unsuspecting parents resulting in numerous infant deaths, despite knowing that its products were linked to a preventable risk of infant death. Fisher-Price knew about the risks and concerns surrounding the Rock’ n Play Sleeper product soon after its release; however, the company left the product on the market until the voluntary recall in 2019. It’s concerning that Fisher-Price knew the risks their products present but continued to sell multiple products for years without making any recalls or giving any warnings.
Although the CPSC believes that the Peloton Tread+ poses serious risks to children for abrasions, fractures, and death. the company is refusing to do so. In Massachusetts, the law requires product manufacturers like Peloton to sell products that do not pose an unreasonable risk to consumers. Learn more.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission recently recalled snowthrowers/snowblowers manufactured by the Toro Company.
Manufacturers of products intended for children cannot make products unnecessarily dangerous. When manufacturers do and a child suffers harm, that manufacturer is responsible for the harm. Graco, a division of Atlanta-based Newell Rubbermaid, agreed to a voluntary safety recall to…