Graco Recalls 4.7 Million Strollers To Prevent Amputations Of Tiny Fingertips

Graco Recalls 4.7 Million Strollers To Prevent Amputations Of Tiny Fingertips

Graco and Century strollers with a sliding fold-lock hinge have been on the market since 2000, but they are potentially dangerous. The Consumer Product Safety Commission knows of eleven cases where children have caught their tiny fingers in the hinge. In ten of those cases, their fingertips were amputated or partially amputated. Graco has announced a recall, and will send a repair kit to stroller owners. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2009/03/09/dog-owners-who-value-their/

Dog owners who value their fingers might want to give up their retractable leashes in favor of the more traditional, less amputation-prone fixed-length leash. [Consumer Reports] (Photo: me and the sysop)

Subway Sub Fingerlickin’

It’s been too long since we reported on a severed human finger found in fast food. Such stories are just so exciting! Yes, invariably they are scams. But for a brief moment, your soul heaves in exhilaration, and you begin weaving wonderful fantasies about that poor, shriveling digit. Was it a back kitchen knife fight? Does the manager require Yakuza-like atonement from his wayward staff?

TGI Friday’s Customer Inadvertently Becomes Cannibal

TGI Friday’s Customer Inadvertently Becomes Cannibal

You know, it’s sort of nice to hear about a lopped off digit found half-cooked in someone’s food that wasn’t a lawsuit scam.