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Happy Anniversary to SaferProducts.gov

This week marks the seventh anniversary of the implementation of a groundbreaking idea – SaferProducts.gov went live on March 11, 2011.  This database of consumer reports catalogs incidents with consumer products – everything from worrying about a possible hazard to reporting a death caused by one. For the first time, consumers had access to information on products that might have caused injury prior to recall. Despite a forecast of disaster ... Read more
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New KID report shows injuries, incidents up in 2016 recalls

  On Monday, along with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, US PIRG and Illinois Action for Children, KID released new data on product recalls and children’s safety. This year marked a reversal of decreasing recall and injury numbers that the U.S. has seen in past years. In 2016, the number of recalls reported, as well as incidents and injuries associated with recalls, increased. The annual recall report, A KID Report Card: Children’s ... Read more
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KID’s 2011 Best Friend Award Night next week

Kids In Danger will hold our Annual Best Friend Award Night on Thursday, May 19, 2011. This year’s event is held at Fulton’s on the River at 315 N. LaSalle in Chicago, and honors Mitch Lipka, editor of TheConsumerChronicle.com, for his commitment to reporting on children’s product safety. Mitch is currently the child product safety expert from Parent Magazine’s website, Parents.com. He also writes consumer columns for The Boston Globe, Reuters ... Read more
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