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At last it seems that concerns over BPA are being taken seriously by those in a position to ban its use. The Government of Canada has announced today that it will be completing a ‘risk assessment’ of bisphenol A (BPA) and embarking upon a 60 day public comment period (effective tomorrow) on whether polycarbonated baby bottles containing BPA should be banned from sale. BPA, a chemical used in many plastics, has been linked to a variety of health problems, including cancer, diabetes, obesity, hyperactivity and learning difficulties. A...

Western Rider Push Toys are being recalled because surface paints used on the toy’s glove, shirt and pants are too high in lead. The push toy (pictured below) is a plastic horse with a rider and a 20-inch long pole/handle. The horse comes in a variety of colours and the rider has a green shirt and red pants. These toys were sold for between $2.50 and $3 from...

A free spoon, that came with special packs of Cow & Gate Baby Frutapura, is being recalled today because it could break. This means it might be dangerous for young children to use. The special Frutapura packs were sold in Tesco stores. They are no longer on store shelves, but the Frutapura itself is safe to use. If you bought one of these special packs, then stop using the spoon and contact Cow & Gate on 08457 623 623. They will give you instructions on how to claim your refund. You can also use this number if you have any questions. Source:...