In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

“Company Doe” to be unmasked

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In a win for consumer safety, a federal district appeals court overturned a ruling that had allowed a manufacturer to hide its identity and seal all documents in a case against the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).  Stating that the public’s first amendment “right to access” trumped Company Doe’s fear of economic woes that might...

#TBT SAVANNAH AND THE NEED FOR SAFER BABY MONITORS

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UPDATE: This blog was written some time ago, but the dangers are still relevant today. KID continues to work on improving children’s product safety in honor of children, like Savannah, who died when she was strangled by a baby monitor cord 3 years ago this month. Savannah is one of 6 children that died from...

KID’s new Director of Development

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KID is thrilled to announce a new addition to the staff.  Karen Yellen Dillon, an experienced fundraiser as well as an Emmy Award-winning TV producer has joined KID as Director of Development.  Prior to joining Kids In Danger, Karen was fundraising and marketing for advocacy and education organizations including the Environmental Law and Policy Center...

E*TRADE Baby Retires to a Safer Crib

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This past March, E*TRADE trotted out its favorite mascot for his final commercial. While many people appear saddened by the E*TRADE Baby’s resignation, Safe Sleep advocates like KID couldn’t help but happily notice that E*TRADE Baby’s last crib was a safe crib. KID recently started a campaign to remove dangerous products from the E*TRADE Baby commercials....
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NEWS

In addition to providing information pertaining to our organization, KID provides brief updates on current children’s product safety information and events. For more frequent news postings, visit KID’s blog.

April 2014

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

February 2013

KID releases report on children’s product recalls in 2012. Read more

February 2013

KID joins Illinois Attorney General and other advocates in furniture safety campaign. Read more

November 2012

Maryland bans sale of crib bumper pads. Read more

June 2012

CPSC adopts strong play yard standard. Read more

June 2012

New report from KID on magnet ingestion injuries. Read more

May 2012

KID releases new mobile site with recall search function. Read more

March 2012

KID releases report on children’s product recalls in 2011. Read more

EVENTS

invite coverOn May 14, 2014, KID will hold our KID’s Best Friend Award Night in Chicago honoring former CPSC Chairman, Inez Tenenbaum.  Learn more and purchase tickets here.

Charity registration for the 2014 Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon is open. Join KID’s Running Team. The 26 runners who participated in the 2013 Naperville Marathon raised over $15,000 for KID. Read more.

 

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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