Safety Issues in Media

Fake pants seized in Christmas crackdown on counterfeits - BBC News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 17:06

BBC News

Fake pants seized in Christmas crackdown on counterfeits
BBC News
However Ros Lynch, director of copyright and enforcement at the Intellectual Property Office, said the underlying issues were ultimately very serious. "Those involved in counterfeiting are in the business to take advantage of consumers and make huge ...

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Matchstick artist creates Millennium Falcon - KCCI Des Moines

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 16:19

KCCI Des Moines

Matchstick artist creates Millennium Falcon
KCCI Des Moines
She'd never met Brehm, but wanted to after she started following her blog, "Baby on the Brehm." "We had no idea we were both going to be in the same place," said Brehm. They hit it off that day and met again the day before Holscher's mastectomy ...

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Infant Rice Cereal Has Worrying Levels of Arsenic, New Study Shows - ConsumerReports.org

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 15:29

ConsumerReports.org

Infant Rice Cereal Has Worrying Levels of Arsenic, New Study Shows
ConsumerReports.org
“For years, rice cereal has been recommended as a baby's first food,” says Jane Houlihan, research director at HBBF. “But until arsenic levels are significantly reduced across the board, we do not think it's a safe choice.” “Even exposure to low levels ...

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Cheltenham mom who fed vodka to infant learns her fate - The Times Herald

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 14:56

Cheltenham mom who fed vodka to infant learns her fate
The Times Herald
Emergency officials initially took the baby to a local hospital. However, the child was later transferred to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and treated for acute alcohol poisoning in the pediatric intensive care unit. County Assistant District ...

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Reading Premier Inn which served child rum keeps licence - BBC ... - BBC News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 11:04

Reading Premier Inn which served child rum keeps licence - BBC ...
BBC News
The hotel in Reading sold rum and coke to a 13-year-old during an undercover operation.

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PISTON's San Mateo and his student sympathizers - The Manila Times

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 10:31

The Manila Times

PISTON's San Mateo and his student sympathizers
The Manila Times
They don't want the government's jeepney modernization program, which seeks to replace the aging and unsafe jeepneys still around, but to them would involve the additional expense of buying a new vehicle. PISTON and its supporters, particularly the ...

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Sometime in the night - Belleville News-Democrat

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 06:01

Belleville News-Democrat

Sometime in the night
Belleville News-Democrat
And now a baby was dead. It was something society could not ignore. Police said someone had to pay. Tim and Amy Elkins, both 35, were the parents. The condition of that house was their responsibility. Wasn't raising children in a home infested with ...

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Online petition against FRDI Bill gets thousands of signups - India Today

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 05:09

Online petition against FRDI Bill gets thousands of signups
India Today
"Our hard earned money that we have saved for our children and for our future will be used to bail-in the banks," the petitioner said. "This bill gives power to a government entity to use depositors money to save a bank on the verge of bankruptcy. This ...

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San Francisco to restrict goods delivery robots - BBC News

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 04:17

BBC News

San Francisco to restrict goods delivery robots
BBC News
San Francisco officials have voted to restrict where delivery robots can go in the city, in a blow for the burgeoning industry. Start-ups will have to get permits to use such bots, which will be restricted to less crowded urban areas. Opponents are ...

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Should You Be Worried About the Arsenic in Your Baby Food? - New York Times

Children Safety - Thu, 2017-12-07 04:00

New York Times

Should You Be Worried About the Arsenic in Your Baby Food?
New York Times
The new report comes from Healthy Babies Bright Futures, an alliance of scientists, nonprofit groups and private donors that aims to reduce children's exposures to chemicals that may harm developing brains. One step parents can take immediately to ...

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USDA publishes school meals rule; expands options, eases challenges - Fence Post

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-12-06 14:52

USDA publishes school meals rule; expands options, eases challenges
Fence Post
"And we will continue to support them as they work to run successful school meals programs and feed our nation's children." This rule will be in effect for SY 2018-2019. USDA will accept public comments on these flexibilities via http://www.regulations ...

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Facebook's New Messaging App for Young Children Raises Concerns - Education Week (blog)

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-12-06 14:23

Education Week (blog)

Facebook's New Messaging App for Young Children Raises Concerns
Education Week (blog)
In a news release, Facebook product management director Loren Cheng described "Messenger Kids" as "a new app that makes it easier for kids to safely video chat and message with family and friends when they can't be together in person." Parents can ...

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Surviving the drought: Jumping from destitution to economic independence - ReliefWeb

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-12-06 10:06

Surviving the drought: Jumping from destitution to economic independence
ReliefWeb
The cash enabled him to feed his family, take his children to school, pay his debts, repair their shelter as well as establish a livelihood activity to generate more income. With the support given to the family by ACTED/SADO, Abdi managed to start a ...

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Rahul targets Modi over infant deaths, malnutrition in Gujarat - India Today

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-12-06 06:12

Rahul targets Modi over infant deaths, malnutrition in Gujarat
India Today
New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over infant deaths and malnutrition among children in Gujarat. Gandhi has been attacking the prime minister over various issues in "a question a ...

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Kolkata school bans pool car for nursery kids - India Today

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-12-06 05:18

Kolkata school bans pool car for nursery kids
India Today
Kolkata, Dec 6 (PTI) A reputed school in the city has decided to ban unescorted pool cars of nursery students from next month, urging parents to personally drop and pick up their kids. In a notice to the parents, the principal of La Martiniere for ...

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Kolkata school bans pool car for nursery kids - The New Indian Express

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-12-06 05:16

Kolkata school bans pool car for nursery kids
The New Indian Express
Every escort must carry an authorisation letter with attested signature and photograph as identity proof, the notice signed by Sarkar said. She also asked the guardians to cooperate with the authorities of the school as the decision was taken to ensure ...

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CII youth wing to step up awareness campaigns on child abuse - The New Indian Express

Children Safety - Wed, 2017-12-06 00:18

CII youth wing to step up awareness campaigns on child abuse
The New Indian Express
The project intends to spread awareness among parents, teachers, and children on the need to differentiate between a "good touch" and a "bad touch" and act accordingly, she said. "Given the current situation in Kolkata, we have decided to step up our ...

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Wayne Trail principal fulfills promise - Toledo Blade

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-12-05 20:32

Toledo Blade

Wayne Trail principal fulfills promise
Toledo Blade
The staff at Wayne Trail Elementary had some homework to do. How exactly does someone duct tape a person to a wall? That was the task for principal Nick Neiderhouse and his staff heading into Tuesday's event at the school, when Neiderhouse and teacher ...

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Dreamers Are Not Safe Online - Motherboard

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-12-05 10:10

Motherboard

Dreamers Are Not Safe Online
Motherboard
On September 5, the Trump administration released a memorandum effectively ending DACA, a federal program protecting certain undocumented people who immigrated to the United States as children from deportation. DACA's deportation protections could ...

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Facebook launches Messenger Kids with parental controls - 91mobiles (blog)

Children Safety - Tue, 2017-12-05 09:56

91mobiles (blog)

Facebook launches Messenger Kids with parental controls
91mobiles (blog)
“In addition to our research with thousands of parents, we've engaged with over a dozen expert advisors in the areas of child development, online safety, and children's media and technology who've helped inform our approach to building our first app ...

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