Health officials are recalling hundreds of thousands of doses of swine flu vaccine after tests indicated they may not be potent enough to protect against the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified doctors about the recall Tuesday. It involves about 800,000 doses made by Sanofi Pasteur. The... more »
Toy safety regulators say Zhu Zhu Pets, one of the holiday season's hottest toy crazes, do not violate federal safety standards after all. A consumer group raised concerns this weekend over the presence of a potentially harmful heavy metal in a Mr. Squiggles model of the robotic hamsters that it... more »
More than 2.1 million dropside cribs by Stork Craft Manufacturing are being recalled, the biggest crib recall in U.S. history. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recall involves 1.2 million cribs in the United States and almost 1 million in Canada, where Stork Craft is based.
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The federal government says it found a "strong association" between imported Chinese drywall and corrosion of pipes and wires, a conclusion that supports complaints by thousands of homeowners. The report is the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's second one on the potentially defective building materials. The commission said its investigation... more »
A new report from the federal government found that Chinese drywall used to build thousands of homes in Louisiana and other states has higher amounts of some chemical substances than its American counterparts. But the report stopped short of linking it to health problems, foul smells or corrosion reported by... more »