In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

Is a car seat a safe place for a baby to sleep?

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  In April 2015, a mother in Oklahoma tragically lost her 11-week child due to an unsafe sleep incident while he was at a child care facility. As a result, Ali Dodd, as News9.com reports, “is on a mission to change Oklahoma regulations and she has enlisted the help of lawmakers.” Her son was put to sleep...

Easy Reference Guide for Parents

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Happy Parents Day from KID! Today is a special day where parents should be recognized and supported in their job as parent. Being a parent is TOUGH! Here at KID, we recognize the hard work that our parents put in at keeping their children safe. KID takes child safety very seriously and wants to help provide parents...

A day in Indianapolis with KID

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KID’s summer Italian exchange student, Ludovica Chiappini, joined KID ED Nancy Cowles yesterday as they visited the Hoosier state to meet Staci Tober (Trevor’s mom) and Karlee D. Macer, a State Representative of Indiana. Below are some insights into their day trip Yesterday, the 22nd of July 2015, at 5:45 AM my unique day began. I know,...

Consumer groups urge more action on laundry packet safety

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The safety of individual laundry packets is again in the news after Consumer Reports (CR) announced on Thursday, July 16 that they no longer can recommend laundry packets and urge households with children under the age of six to not buy them. Since the introduction of liquid detergent packets in 2012, there have been just under...
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NEWS

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July 2015

KID to hold bumper pad exchange in Humboldt Park. Read more

February 2015

KID releases a new report on 2014 recalled children’s products as well as a look back at 10 years of recall data. Read more

October 2014

KID releases a new report on child product safety in Illinois child care Read more

September 2014

CPSC votes 4-0 to adopt new standard for magnet sets Read more

July 2014

KID issues new report on summer safety. Read more

KID program director gives great advice to grandparents on what products to avoid. Read more

May 2014

Health & safety advocates join to support statewide ban on sale of crib bumper pads due to suffocation risk Read more

KID hosts BFA 2014 honoring Inez Tenenbaum Read more

Consumer groups respond to Buckyball Settlement Read more

April 2014

KID board member, Geoff Phillips, recognized with award Read more

Illinois House votes to ban the sale of crib bumper pads Read more

February 2014

KID report shows recalled products remain in our homes Read more

November 2013

Consumer groups praise Tenenbaum’s tenure at CPSC. Read more

September 2013

KID founders co-author op-ed on safety bill’s fifth anniversary. Read more

August 2013

KID, Congressional Representatives and others mark the fifth anniversary of landmark safety bill. Read more

August 2013

Consumer groups mark five years of safety. Read more

July 2013

KID shares safety information on TV and furniture tip-overs. Read more

EVENTS

Humboldt Park: Crib Bumper Pad Exchange

kidsEnglishCome trade-in your dangerous crib bumper pads for a free Safe Sleep Kit which includes a Halo SleepSak, a chance to win a Target gift card, and more on August 17 at the Humboldt Park Boathouse (1439 N. Sacramento Blvd) from 10-11AM. Click here for a flyer.

Save the date: Bottle & Bottega Event

Join KID’s Young Professionals Board on August 18 for their first summer fundraiser event at Bottle & Bottega (2900 N. Lincoln Ave) from 6-8 PM. Click here to register.  

RECENT UPDATES

Read the latest E Alert for up-to-date highlights.

Read the latest Recall Digest for the most recent recalls of children’s products.

 

 


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