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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...

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...