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2011-02-09 09:07:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) today announced the launch of the sixth annual "Got 2B Safe!" Awards. The program is designed to encourage teachers at U.S. elementary schools to help their students learn valuable and potentially life-saving lessons. While most are recovered quickly, the U.S. Department of Justice reports that an estimated 2,000 children are...

2011-01-27 17:45:00

NAPA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Melissa Bradley and her family of 5, including an infant son who is 11 months old, were removed yesterday from United Airlines flight #75 from San Francisco to Honolulu because their rear facing car seat, which is FAA approved for use in automobiles and aircraft, could not fit in the seat due to a lack of space between the row in front and the infant seat. They purchased a separate seat and brought an FAA certified/CRS (Child Restraint...

2011-01-12 10:24:00

ANNOUNCEMENT COMMEMORATES THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABDUCTION AND MURDER OF 9-YEAR-OLD AMBER HAGERMAN ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Life-saving AMBER Alerts are now available to the millions of people on the social networking service Facebook. Effective today, Facebook users are able to sign up to receive AMBER Alert bulletins for their state which will be sent to them through the Facebook "News Feed" feature. A total of 53 new AMBER Alert Pages have been...

2011-01-12 00:01:22

Easy to Use Application Allows for Design and Visualization of Virtual Nursery in Minutes Douglasville, GA (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 Carousel Designs, a contemporary and trend-setting leader in the baby bedding industry for more than 22 years, announces the launch of "Version 3.0" of its popular Nursery Designer®, the company's unique interactive design tool. The new version will offer expectant parents more options than ever before for designing and decorating their nursery. Carousel...

2010-12-13 23:01:00

Programs Target Parents of Newborns Through Age 14 How to Keep Kids Safe In And Around the Car WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1997, Safe Kids USA has enjoyed a successful partnership with General Motors and the General Motors Foundation in providing the Safe Kids Buckle Up program, a portfolio of targeted safety information for parents of newborns through age 14. The Safe Kids Buckle Up program, which is the largest, most comprehensive child passenger...

2010-11-22 10:06:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Infantino issued the following company statement regarding Friday's announcement from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on safe babywearing tips for parents and caregivers: "As a company that cares deeply about the safety of all children and believes in the benefits of babywearing, Infantino is pleased to see the CPSC's statement on the importance of proper, safe babywearing techniques. "We voluntarily recalled our sling-style...

2010-11-17 17:34:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marilyn Roberts, Deputy Administrator for the Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), presented Dennis Lyle with the AMBER Alert Broadcaster/Media Person of the Year Award during the National AMBER Alert Symposium in Phoenix, AZ. Dennis Lyle is the CEO/President of the Illinois Broadcasters Association (IBA) and has been a partner with the Illinois AMBER Alert program since its...

2010-11-16 10:28:00

FOXBORO, Mass. and MONTREAL, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of families hit the road this holiday travel season, Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), Inc., a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, is encouraging parents and caregivers to take safety with them as they travel this holiday season. AAA recently announced 42.2 million Americans are projected to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, one of the busiest...

2010-10-22 10:58:00

A Safe Sleep for All Babies NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) joined three child safety organizations at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital to release "Safe Sleep for Babies," a new crib safety video aimed at helping all new parents avoid suffocation, strangulation and entrapment risks in the sleep environment. CPSC also is announcing three new recalls of dangerous drop-side cribs. (Logo:...

2010-10-11 13:00:00

FOXBORO, Mass. and MONTREAL, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group, Inc., a division of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, today announces a complete line of Safety 1st car seats with Air Protect® Side Impact Technology, the most innovative and groundbreaking safety feature ever offered in a car seat. Air Protect® Technology is now available in infant, convertible and booster car seats,...