RECALL! L.L. Bean Children's Water Bottles, Due To Lead Content

L.L. Bean, Inc. of Freeport, Maine, U.S.A. is recalling thousands of children's water bottles due to lead content. The lead solder at the exterior base of the bottle contains high levels of lead because during the manufacturing process, the wrong type of solder was used by the manufacturer in China. L.L. Bean has issued this…

RECALL! Betty Crocker Super Moist Brand Cake Mix Rainbow Bit, Due To Possible E. Coli Contamination

General Mills Canada is recalling Betty Crocker Super Moist brand Cake Mix Rainbow Bit due to possible E. coli O121 contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which could lead to the recall of other products. If other products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated…

RECALL! Canada Herb, Veg-Pak Produce Ltd. (Hot Peppers & Longo's Brands) - Fresh Chili Peppers/Red Thai Chili Peppers - Possible Salmonella Contamination

The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation due to the recall of the products listed below, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings. Click here to read more information about this recall on the Canadian…

IKEA Malm Dresser Recalled After Several Child Deaths

Back in April, we had talked to you guys about IKEA issuing a warning regarding their IKEA Malm Furniture. I know I was definitely flabbergasted that after 3 children deaths, these dressers had not been officially recalled. Well - now Ikea Canada has issued a recall on their Malm Furniture instead of just advising their…

Potential Mail Lockout for Months or Strike @ Canada Post

You may have noticed your utility providers emailing you to warn you about the possible disruptions in the postal service. Life is about to get a little more complicated. As of July 2nd, Canada Post may very well have a work stoppage. We are unsure at the time if that means they will have a…

Patrull Baby Gates Recalled For Safety Risks @ Ikea

We have some very important news! Ikea Canada has announced today that there is a recall on the IKEA PATRULL safety gates. There have been a few reports of this gate opening unexpectedly, which is a serious safety concern for our little ones. I urge you, please, immediately stop using this gate and bring it…

RECALL! Atkins & Frères Smoked Maple Syrup Salmon  Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

On June 16th 2016, a Class 1 Food Recall Warning was issued by Atkins Et Frères Inc. for Atkins Et Frères brand Smoked Maple Syrup Salmon, due to potential Listeria Monocytogenes contamination. A food safety investigation is being conducted by The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) which could lead to the recall of other products…

Has Your Child Been Getting Enough Sleep?

In a recent article in CBC news, the age-old topic, "How much sleep should my child be getting' is answered in a short table graph format, thanks to a panel of experts and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Wendy Hall, UBC sleep specialist and nursing professors is the only Canadian on the 13-member panel…

Visa No Longer Accepted @ Walmart!?

What!? I just heard that Walmart Canada will no longer be accepting Visa payments at their Canadian stores. This is part of their fight against the "unacceptably high" fee that comes with accepting Visa Credit Cards. The changes will start in about a month at Thunder Bay stores (July 18th to be exact), and then…

RECALL UPDATE: Quaker Harvest Quinoa Granola Bars PLUS SPITZ & CLIF BARS Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

We posted on May 17th about the Quaker Harvest Quinoa Granola Bars in the article below, but here is an update: Two more products have since entered into the recall as a result of the investigation that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) conducted. Click here to read about the recall on the Government of…

RECALL: Neilson Partly Skimmed Chocolate Milk Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

Saputo Inc. is recalling Neilson Partly Skimmed 1% m.f. chocolate milk, sold in 4L bags, due to possible listeria monocytogenes contamination. Click here to view information on the Neilson Chocolate Milk recall Because there have been illnesses reported from consuming this product, you will want to follow the protocol as suggested on the Government of…

Changes Coming to Huggies Rewards Program!

I really don't like change, so I was sad to hear that the Huggies Reward Program is about to do some mighty renovations. When Starbucks changed their rewards program I was seriously disappointed, so I hope this doesn't turn out to be the same situation. Nonetheless, Canada has stated that they are trading their rewards…

RECALL! Mould Ingestion Risk - Tommee Tippee Sippee Cups

A recall has been issued on Tommee Tippee Sippee Cups, a popular model of sippee cups being sold in Canada, due to the risk of potential mould ingestion. Approximately 227,000 affected products were sold in Canada from December 2014 through May 2016. According to the Healthy Canadians website, "Only Tommee Tippee Sippee cups with a…

Choking Hazard: Doctor Playsets Recalled @ Dollar Tree

This may be a little ironic—but scary! The Doctor Playsets for kids sold at Dollar Tree locations in Canada have been recalled due to a choking hazard. The toy is labelled for kids ages 2 and up, but this set of stethoscope and other doctor's tools may be unsafe for your little one to play…

Another Listeria Recall!? This Time - Dr. Praeger's Black Bean Veggie Burgers

I can't believe it. There is yet another recall on a food product due to Listeria Monocytogenes. This time, the recall involves Dr. Praeger's Black Bean Veggie Burgers - so if you buy these or know anyone that buys these, watch out! Get more info on this recall here! There have been so many recalls…

RECALL - Joe Fresh Pre-Walker Footlets - Potential Choking Hazard

On May 11, 2016, Loblaw Companies Limited posted a safety notice issuing a voluntary recall on Joe Fresh Pre-Walker Footlets in pink, navy and grey. Style code BGS6GW2045 or BBS6FW2039 are included in this recall. These shoes may pose a choking hazard to children, as there is fabric on the back of the footlets that…

Yakitori Chicken Recalled Due To Listeria @ Costco Canada

Yet another listeria recall at Costco folks! This time, the food recall warning is on the Ajinomoto brand Yakitori Chicken with Japanese Style Fried Rice. It is recalled due to possible contamination—listeria monocytogenes again. Again, this is a Class 1 recall and you are prompted to immediately return or get rid of the item in…

To Swaddle or Not to Swaddle? New Study Raises Concerns

Parents who rely on the (very effective) five S's—swaddle, shush, side/stomach, swing and suck—from renowned paediatrician and baby guru Harvey Karp are facing doubts about their favourite "S" today as a new study released in the the June 2016 issue of Paediatrics suggests that the risk of SIDS is higher when infants are swaddled. This…

RECALL: Joe Fresh Boys Swimsuits—Potential Skin Injury

Health Canada has issued a consumer product recall on May 9th, 2016, on Joe Fresh boys swimsuits. Info provided on The Government of Canada's 'Healthy Canadians' website states, "Skin can get caught in the mesh lining of the swimsuits posing a pinching and injury hazard," and that "the swimsuits were sold between Nov. 2013, and…

Fisher Price Laugh & Learn My Pretty Learning Purse Playset $11 @ Amazon.ca, after 50% Off!

I am glad this offer is back! I was just thinking of grabbing it for my niece yesterday, but it was regular price. Now the price is even lower than last time we wrote about it. Everyone knows how much babies and toddlers love to mimic Mom. They will be able to mimic Dad too,…