THE SAFETY CHICK

As a mom, I am passionate about product safety, not just with children's products but food and drug safety as well. I'll share recalls, safety information, and my own two cents.
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Green Valley Food Corp. is expanding its recall to include
additional products because of a possible health risk. Products which
were distributed from 12/07/2011 to 1/1/2012 are affected in…


On 2012-01-03, a recall of O-Grill Portable Gas Grills, due to a fire and burn hazard, was announced by the CPSC. This product sold new beginning in November 2008 for about $149 to $189.

Green Valley Food Corp. is recalling approximately 35,159 cases of a variety of products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Random samples tested positive…

Shamrock Foods, a Phoenix, Ariz., establishment, is recalling approximately 7,500 pounds of marinated beef and marinated chicken products because the marinated beef product contains soybeans, wheat,…

Quirch Foods Co. of Miami, FL is recalling all lots of Leslie Leger and Sons Ltd. brand, Salted Smoked Split Herring, Plant Reg # 2406, Producer: Leslie Leger and Sons LTD, Cap Pele, NB, Canada. A…

FDA warns consumers not to eat Bio Gaudiano brand Organic Olives Stuffed with Almonds. This product may put consumers at risk for botulism.

Failure to adequately ventilate may lead to hypoxia or hypercarbia, which may result in serious neurological injury or death.

The metal snap that connects the chin strap to the helmet has sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard when the user’s metal snap comes into contact with another player.

Foremost Foods, International, Inc. of Pomona, CA, is issuing a voluntary recall on certain Pangasinan brand smoked seafood products because they have the potential to be contaminated with…

The jackets have retractable cords with toggles at the hood/neck area and at the waist, which can pose a strangulation or entrapment hazard to children.

Pure Italian, LLC, Watertown, MA, the US Distributor, in conjunction with the manufacturer and packer, Bio Gaudiano, Italy, is recalling Bio Gaudiano Organic Olives Stuffed with Almonds all sizes…

The slats on the drop side can detach from the top and bottom rails creating a space between the slats. An infant or toddler’s body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation…