Detergent Pods Pose Poison Risk

May 25, 2012

I hope the alliterative title attracted your attention, because this is shaping up to be quite an issue. I first read about the dangers associated with detergent pods on the Seattle Mama Doc Blog, and now I've been seeing news stories pop up everywhere.

You've probably seen these detergent pods already. They're small plastic balls full of pre-measured detergents and fabric softeners. Similar packets are available for dishes as well. In addition to being more convenient (read: more expensive), these little packets also

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Product Recalls: Tylenol for Infants

February 17, 2012

Johnson & Johnson has just announced a major recall for their line of Infant's Tylenol. The recall covers more than 500,000 bottles of liquid Tylenol. While there is reportedly nothing wrong with the medicine itself, a portion of the "SimpleMeasure" dosing system has a flawed design that can lead to a portion of the packaging to fall into the medicine.

Parents and caregivers are encouraged to

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