In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

Advocates call for action on IKEA furniture tip-over

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Today, Kids In Danger (KID), Consumer Federation of America (CFA), Consumers Union and the National Center for Health Research called on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to secure a formal recall of IKEA furniture responsible for the deaths of three toddlers in tip-over incidents. In a letter to CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye, we urged CPSC...

Q & A WITH 2016 KID BEST FRIEND RECIPIENT, LISA TURANO

KID will host our annual Best Friend Award night on May 18. This year, we are honoring Lisa Turano- Turano Baking Company and The Turano Foundation.  Read the Q & A below to find out more about Lisa and why she’s our 2016 Best Friend How did you get connected to KID? I was an MBA student...

Make a Deal to Be Safe this Spring Season

Spring and yard sales just go together. However, we here at KID want to remind you not to bargain with product safety and keep an eye out for dangerous, recalled products. Use our handy Yard Sale Safety Checklist as you prepare to buy or sell, and help keep kids safe from unsafe secondhand products. Here’s...

The one place you should look for product reviews is probably the one place you aren’t

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Consumer reviews are everywhere these days. Before you see a movie, you might check out Rotten Tomatoes to see what other movie-goers thought of the film. Before venturing to a new restaurant, you might hop on Yelp or Open Table to read what other diners had to say. When it comes to children’s product reviews,...
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NEWS

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April 2016

KID, CFA, CU and NCHR ask CPSC to take action on IKEA furniture Read more

March 2016

KID releases A KID Report Card on 2015 children’s product recalls. Read more

January 2016

Congress passes bill to protect children from liquid nicotine. Read more

December 2015

Xfinity agrees to pull unsafe crib from ad.  Read more.

Check out our recent work in the 2015 Annual Report.  Read more.

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

EVENTS

Join KID for our special event!
KID Best Friend Award Night, 2016
Honoring Lisa M. Turano, Turano Baking Company & The Turano Foundation

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
6:00pm -8:30pm
The Mid-America Club

Check out our amazing auction prizes and place advance bids!

Eventbrite - KID Best Friend Award Night

 

 

Click here for information on sponsor opportunities, or contact lauraford@kidsindanger.org

Check out the photos from the 2015 BFA here!

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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