Illinois AG releases safe shopping guide


Share
Originally Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 9:40 am
Last Updated: Nov. 20, 2012, 9:31 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois parents have a guide to turn to for safe shopping advice as the holiday season approaches.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan released her office's annual Safe Shopping Guide on Monday. It details recalled products to warn parents about potentially dangerous toys and household items. Items in the guide were recalled over the last year. They include toys covered with lead paint, dolls with choking hazards and defective high chairs and strollers.

This year's guide includes a new section on food safety for those diagnosed with food allergies and to call attention to food recalls.

The guide is available on the attorney general's website or via mail by contacting the Attorney General's Recall Hotline, 1-888-414-7678.

___

Online: http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov
















 



Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.




(More History)