Keurig Recalls 'Mini Plus' Coffee MakersKeurig says its Mini Plus Brewing Systems, with model number K10, can overheat and spray water during brewing. Keurig says it had received about 200 reports of hot liquid escaping from the brewer, including 90 reports of burn-related injuries.
Chicagoans Not Surprised 'Distracted Walking' Becoming A Bigger ProblemSafety and government experts say they’re seeing more incidents in which people are injured or killed when they are walking while texting, talking on cell phones, or while listening to music. It’s called ”distracted walking,” and Chicagoans see plenty of it too.
CPSC: Many Companies Not Reporting When Products Hurt ConsumersAre companies putting you and your family at risk? They're supposed to report to the Consumer Product Safety Commission when they are told of someone being injured using something they made, but more companies are being fined by the government for not reporting problem products.
Customs Agents Seize Toys Full Of Lead, Other Dangerous ChemicalsSome toys imported from China won’t make it under Chicago area Christmas trees, after Customs and Border Patrol officers found they were full of lead and other toxic chemicals.
9 Companies Issue Recalls Of Fuel Gel For FirepotsNine companies have issued voluntary recalls of about 2 million containers of fuel gel used in popular home and garden decorations known as firepots -- a product Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has compared to "legalized napalm."
Madigan Wants Ban On Fuel Gel-Based FirepotsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday called on the federal government to ban popular home and garden products known as garden firepots.
Safety Group Welcomes Drop-Side Crib BanA local child safety advocacy group is celebrating the national ban on the sale of drop-side cribs that took effect yesterday.
500,000 Bassinets Recalled, Could CollapseThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of 500,000 bassinets.
New Warning About Problems With Glass BakewareConsumer Reports has issued a serious warning about a problem with some of the top brands of glass bakeware that CBS 2's Pam Zekman first reported nearly three years ago.