Aptly Named Candy Recalled

All flavors of Toxic Waste® brand Nuclear Sludge® chew bars, marketed by Candy Dynamics, have been voluntarily recalled by the company. Tests by the California Department of Public Health found nearly twice the allowable level of lead in one lot. This could potentially cause health problems for infants, small children, and pregnant women.PositiveTip: Candy is not…

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Teething Tablets May Pose Risk

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to stop using and discard Hyland's Teething Tablets and the manufacturer has recalled them. Upon investigation, these untested, over-the-counter homeopathic tablets have been found to contain varying amounts of belladonna, which can be toxic to children in large doses. Symptoms of this toxicity include a depressed…

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Infant & Children’s Liquid Meds Recalled

More than 40 over-the-counter (OTC) liquid medications for infants and children have been recalled for precautionary reasons. The list includes Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl products sold in the USA and 11 other countries. A complete product recall list is available online or by calling 1-888-222-6036 (USA).PositiveTip: Check the online list of recalled children's liquid medications, before giving…

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Lov N’ Care Teethers Recalled

Lov N' Care, Ltd. has recalled all its Nuby, Cottontail, and Playschool gel-filled teethers because two lots of the liquid inside was found to be contaminated with Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus circulans. Ingestion by some children of these organisms could cause stomach pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.PositiveTip: If you have a teething young one, check to…

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