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...

Posted on Apr 16 2008 - 1:15pm by Christine
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Many people assume that rice cakes contain no gluten at all and may be given to babies on a gluten free diet. This, however, isn’t always the case. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye and is sometimes present in oats. Some individuals are intolerant to gluten and this can result in damage to the intestines which – in turn – leads to serious problems in processing the nutrients from other foods. This condition is known as Celiac disease and it is believed that introducing gluten to a baby before 6 months...

Paige from Minnesota wrote to us yesterday because she has been trying to make applesauce for her 7 month old daughter Brianna. The problem is that it always comes out runny and I literally have to pour it off the spoon and into her mouth. What am I doing wrong? The common mistake that people make when preparing homemade applesauce is overcooking the apples. The mixture should NOT cook down to the consistency of applesauce in the pot – the end result, as Paige has discovered, is both watery and tasteless. The trick is to cook the...

Posted on Apr 15 2008 - 7:00am by Christine
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If you’re having any problems feeding your baby, then this list of our favourite baby food tips may provide the solutions! Your baby won’t eat his veggies? Try stirring pureed vegetables into his favourite pasta sauce. He won’t even notice they’re there! Don’t add salt to your baby’s food because his immature kidneys are unable to process more than he already receives from his breast milk or formula. Instead, consider seasoning your baby’s meals with aromatic herbs and spices. If your baby’s...

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:...