This year a record 25 million toys have been recalled, most due to unsafe levels of lead. They included some of the most popular toys on the market, like Dora, Barbie, and Curious George toys. My son's Thomas train set was recalled. Can you imagine how hard it is to explain to a 5-year-old that his favorite toy is poisonous?
In the meantime, parents are stuck playing a game of toxic Russian roulette with the toys they buy their children.
Monday, December 24, 2007
"Is the toy you gave safe?"
Darcy Burner (Seattle P.I. op-ed):