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Restaurant: Kids Can Eat Here If They Can Sit Quietly Without Special Seating Or A Stroller

Restaurants that have tried to tell parents in the past that children or babies aren’t welcome inside have faced backlash for coming out and saying so in the past, but one restaurant has instead decided to just make it really difficult for anyone with a small child or infant to eat there. [More]

Graco Stroller Named A ‘Don’t Buy: Safety Risk’ By Consumer Reports

Graco Stroller Named A ‘Don’t Buy: Safety Risk’ By Consumer Reports

Because there’s really no point in having brakes on a stroller’s wheels if they still allow the stroller to roll, our colleagues at Consumer Reports have judged a double stroller from Graco a “Don’t Buy: Safety Risk” and shared their findings with both the company and federal safety regulators. [More]

Consumer Reports says the car seat portion of the Truly Scrumptious system performed well, but the buckle on the stroller harness failed repeatedly in all three samples tested by the magazine.

Consumer Reports Says “Don’t Buy” Heidi Klum Truly Scrumptious Stroller

A $220 Heidi Klum Truly Scrumptious Travel System stroller has been judged a “Don’t Buy” Safety Risk by our cohorts at Consumer Reports after it was the only one, out of more than 100 strollers rated by the magazine, on which the safety harness failed to stay securely latched during tests. [More]

Newer adaptors with 4 holes are OK. The ones with ten holes are not.

Baby Jogger Recalls 30,000 Stroller To Car Seat Adaptors

It’s very convenient to take your child’s car seat and mount it directly on a stroller…unless the adaptor that lets you do so is faulty. There have been 47 reports that adaptors for Baby Jogger strollers have failed: specifically, the part that connects the bars that support the car seat to the stroller frame comes loose, and the car seat hits the floor. [More]

August Recall Roundup – Bye Baby Strangulation Bunting

August Recall Roundup – Bye Baby Strangulation Bunting

Welcome to the Recall Roundup! This month, we have lead-contaminated licorice, overly snappy snap bracelets, flaming dryers and dishwashers, and machetes endorsed by Bear Grylls that can turn around and cut you instead. [More]

Man Uses 3D Printer To Make Repair Part For $25, Instead Of Paying $250

Man Uses 3D Printer To Make Repair Part For $25, Instead Of Paying $250

A man had a part break on his Bugaboo, a really nice and pricey stroller. The official repair center said it would cost $250 to replace the part. So the man said, forget that, and used a 3D printing service, which creates three-dimensional objects by laying down successive layers of material, to get it fabricated in stainless steel for $25 instead. Schweet! [More]

Consumer Reports Rates Britax B-Nimble Strollers 'Don't Buy'

Consumer Reports Rates Britax B-Nimble Strollers 'Don't Buy'

If you’re in the market for a stroller with a confusing parking brake that could send your child rolling down a hill, consider the Britax B-Nimble stroller. Or…don’t. Our safely strolling siblings at Consumer Reports found the stroller’s parking brake system problematic, and have given it a “Don’t Buy” rating. [More]

2 Million Graco Strollers Recalled Over Strangulation Hazard

2 Million Graco Strollers Recalled Over Strangulation Hazard

Following four reports of infant strangulation, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Graco Children’s Products Inc have announced the recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation. [More]

$400 Strollers Recalled Because They Might Unexpectedly Collapse

$400 Strollers Recalled Because They Might Unexpectedly Collapse

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of Zooper Tango Double Strollers, manufactured by Lan Enterprises LLC, over concerns that a latch on the stroller’s frame could fail and cause the stroller to collapse. [More]

1.5 Million Strollers Recalled Due To Finger-Chopping Danger

1.5 Million Strollers Recalled Due To Finger-Chopping Danger

If you’re a parent with a Graco stroller who values your child’s fingertips, you might want to take a look at this recall, in which 1.5 million of the rolling digit-guillotines are being summoned far, far away from munchkins until they’re repaired. [More]

Stroller Company Maclaren Knew About Amputation Risk 5 Years Ago

Stroller Company Maclaren Knew About Amputation Risk 5 Years Ago

The British company Maclaren knew that its recently recalled strollers could potentially lop off a tot’s fingertips over five years ago, reports the New York Post, but it didn’t bother to alert the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Maclaren's Site Is Down, Felled By Onslaught Of Recalled Stroller Concerns?

Maclaren's Site Is Down, Felled By Onslaught Of Recalled Stroller Concerns?

The website for recalled-for-finger-amputation stroller-maker Maclaren is down today. When you recall 1 million of anything, especially because of reports of chopping off fingers, it’s best to make sure you’ve got adequate server capacity.

1 Million Maclaren Strollers Recalled After 12 Finger Amputations

1 Million Maclaren Strollers Recalled After 12 Finger Amputations

Following 12 reports of accidental finger amputation, stroller company Maclaren is recalling 1 million strollers. Every single Maclaren stroller sold since 1999 is included in the recall.

Recall Roundup – Strollers, Hair Dryers, And Zombie Coffee Grinders

Hazardous hair dryers, unstoppable strollers, zombie coffee grinders, and breakable cribs are this week’s stars of the Recall Roundup. Watch out!

Neiman Marcus Sells Used Bugaboo Stroller As New

Neiman Marcus Sells Used Bugaboo Stroller As New

When Steven paid Neiman Marcus $682 for a Bugaboo stroller, he expected to receive a new model, not a used stroller with worn wheels and axles coated with hair.