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May 2021

Slap watches are being recalled by K & M International due to coin cell battery ingestion and choking hazards

K & M International is recalling about 463,000 Wild Republic slap watches in the United States and about 75,000 in Canada.The coin cell battery inside the slap watches can fall out, posing battery ingestion and choking hazards to young children. Read more →


Corporate prosecutions dropped to a 25-year low during last year of Trump administration

Corporations escaped punishment at record levels during President Trump’s last year in office, when federal prosecutions of corporate criminals fell to just 94 – the lowest on record since the government started tracking corporate prosecution statistics in 1996, a Public Citizen report found. Read more →


Smoke and combination smoke/CO alarms are being recalled by Kidde due to potential failure

Kidde is recalling about 226,000 TruSense smoke alarms and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms. The alarms can fail to alert consumers to a fire. No incidents or injuries have been reported. This recall involves Kidde TruSense smoke alarms and combination smoke/CO alarms. Read more →


Fun in the sun: EWG releases its 2021 guide to sunscreens

Only 25 percent of the sunscreens rated this year by the Environmental Working Group offer adequate protection and no worrisome ingredients such as oxybenzone. EWG researchers rated the safety and effectiveness of more than 1,800 products that advertise sun protection. Read more →