How About A Little Plain Soap And Water?

The FDA has (finally) issued a proposed rule that will require makers of antibacterial soaps and body washes to prove that their products are safe for long-term use. The active ingredients (triclosan and triclocarban) have been linked to health risks such as …

Recall Alert: Carter's Zipper Footies.
Carter's has recalled 218,000 infant footies because the zippers can detach, creating a choking hazard. The recall includes eight styles in sizes newborn, 3 months, 6 months, and 9 months, sold from December 2012 through January 2013. For details about the re…
Recall Alert: Trumpette Baby Socks.
Trumpette has recalled about 33,000 pairs of "Hearts" and "Aubree's" style baby socks sold from December 2012 through February 2013. The bow and flower decorations can detach, causing a choking hazard. For details, including a brilliant (ahem) remedy idea (re…
Mini Boden Is Coming To America.

The preppy UK retailer has finally landed Stateside—in a handful of Nordstrom stores, including Dallas and Seattle. In January they'll roll out in 55 additional Nordstrom locations and will also start selling on Nordstrom.com. Hip-Hip…