About Chris LoPresti

Chris LoPresti is co-founder of Bonnie, a product recall and safety monitoring service. LoPresti is also the bestselling author of INSIGHTS, Venture Strategist for Batterson Venture Capital, an Advisory Board Member for SXSW, and an active angel investor. LoPresti founded ELIS Inc., a nonprofit focused on promoting STEM education and supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs. In addition to his work with next-gen doers at ELIS Inc., LoPresti is a member of the Sandbox, a coach at The Future Project, a member of the NationSwell Council, and a proud Eagle Scout. He has a bachelors degree from Yale University.

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

By | 2018-07-30T17:17:37+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Categories: Safety|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

The Future of Recalls: Increasing Claims Rates and Recall Effectiveness

By | 2018-07-02T10:56:34+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Recall, Thought Leader|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Want a safe nursery? Here are the latest recommendations.

By | 2018-04-19T09:59:25+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Childproofing, Safety|

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 [...]

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

By | 2018-01-21T19:27:09+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Categories: Recall|Tags: , |

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 [...]

FDA food recall delays could put people at risk

By | 2018-01-11T11:52:01+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: Food, Recall, Safety|

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/

Consumer Reports says to avoid romaine lettuce for now

By | 2018-01-09T11:31:38+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Food, Safety|

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 [...]

Holiday Gift Guide For A Safe Home

By | 2017-11-13T14:06:52+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: Safety, Top|Tags: , , , |

In honor of Oprah’s Favorite Things, we decided to make our own list of Bonnie’s Favorite Things! Do you have a friend or family member who is impossible to buy for? If so, we have some great, thoughtful, and unique suggestions for you! STOCKING STUFFERS: Batteries For Smoke Detector The old adage is you should [...]

New Book Launch! The Ultimate Parenting Survival Guide: Your Definitive List of Every Parenting Hack You’ll Ever Need

By | 2017-10-29T09:58:53+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Categories: Thought Leader|Tags: |

Our team is proud to announce our second book: The Ultimate Parenting Survival Guide: Your Definitive List of Every Parenting Hack You'll Ever Need. That is a loooong title, but it's in the spirit of how comprehensive this book truly is. We set out to create the one-stop guide for all parenting hacks, and we hope you enjoy. Let’s [...]

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