The Bonnie Blog 2017-07-21T04:15:17+00:00

Unsafe consumer products cost the US economy $1 trillion each year

When people are injured or killed by hazardous consumer products, society pays – economically as well as emotionally – and in the United States the price tag comes to around $1 trillion each year, according to Richard O'Brien of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. Mr. O'Brien, who was speaking on 10 July at UNCTAD’s Intergovernmental group of experts (IGE) [...]

By | July 30th, 2018|Categories: Safety|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Future of Recalls: Increasing Claims Rates and Recall Effectiveness

Unfortunately, some products cause unforeseen danger to the public. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is thus tasked with protecting the public “against unreasonable risks of injury associated with consumer products.” 15 U.S.C. § 2051(a) (3). The CPSC has the authority to mandate corrective actions, better known as “recalls,” of consumer products that present a substantial hazard to the [...]

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Recall, Thought Leader|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Want a safe nursery? Here are the latest recommendations.

To create a safe nursery, what you leave out of your baby’s room may be more important than what you include. “Bare is best,” said Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. “That means no pillows, blankets, extra padding or other soft bedding. Nearly half of the infant crib deaths … reported to CPSC each year are [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: Childproofing, Safety|0 Comments

IKEA Reannounces Recall of MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dresser

Name of product: Children’s and adult chests and dressers Hazard: The recalled chests and dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in injuries or death to children. Remedy: Refund, Repair Recall date: November 21, 2017 Units: About 17.3 million (Based on updated information from IKEA, [...]

By | January 21st, 2018|Categories: Recall|Tags: , |0 Comments

FDA food recall delays could put people at risk

Video clips from December 26, 2017 episode of the CBS Evening News: An investigation into FDA food recalls found the agency didn't always alert the public promptly. As CBS News correspondent Anna Werner reports on how some foods were always immediately pulled from the shelves. https://www.cbsnews.com/videos/fda-food-recall-delays-could-put-people-at-risk/

By | January 11th, 2018|Categories: Food, Recall, Safety|0 Comments

Consumer Reports says to avoid romaine lettuce for now

Over the past seven weeks, 58 people in the U.S. and Canada have become ill from a dangerous strain of E. coli bacteria, likely from eating romaine lettuce. In the U.S., the infections have occurred in 13 states (California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington state). Five people in the U.S. have [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Food, Safety|0 Comments

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.