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Fisher-Price recalls sleeper after dozens of infant deaths over last decade

Fisher-Price is recalling some 5 million “Rock ‘n Play sleepers after more than 30 infant suffocation or strangulation deaths over the past decade have been linked to the product rolling over. The recall, announced Friday night, had been urged by child safety experts. “This product is deadly and should be recalled immediately,” Kyle Yasuda, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, had urged in a news release earlier this week. “When parents purchase a product for their baby or child, many assume that if it’s being sold in a store, it must be safe to use. Tragically, that is not the case.” Last week, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Fisher-Price warned that the sleepers should not be used for infants ol ...
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