In The News - 5 Most Recent Stories

Shine a little sunshine on unsafe products

Thirteen … that’s how many deaths could have been prevented in the latest instance of corporate officers knowingly concealing a serious product defect through secrecy agreements.  Through secrecy agreements in litigation, corporations and manufacturers hide their wrongdoing and avoid responsibility.   Consider recent events: General Motors vehicle ignition defect has been linked to at least 13 deaths...

Babies in Boxes? Finland’s method for combating infant mortality

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Cribs are possibly the most important investment a parent can make in their child’s safety. Cribs are the only product that a parent is meant to leave their child in alone and unsupervised. In America, there is a huge market for visually appealing cribs. Search “crib bedding” on Pinterest and you will find a multitude...

Meet KID’s 2014 Summer Team!

Nicole Witte
This summer KID is bursting with an awesome summer staff of people who give their time and effort to getting our life-saving work done. Please take a moment and learn more about our summer staff team in their own words. If you would like to get involved with KID, please check out our volunteer opportunities....

New report from KID: Summer Safety

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Summer is a time for children to explore outdoors and have fun.  KID interns Sophie Foster and Brad Groebe took a look at popular summer activities and consumer products that often accompany those activities and answers the question: how do children get hurt and how can we reduce the hazards without reducing the fun.  The...
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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.

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

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

 

EVENTS

NVMRCharityBlueSquareCharity 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.

KID will also have a team in the September 20, 2014 Run Forest Run in Aurora.  Join us! Learn more 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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