The FDA has recently announced new guidelines meant to make sure infant formula is both safe and nutritious. The new guidelines are based on research following recalls on Gerber formula and some other brands of organic formula after discovering his levels of inorganic arsenic. Most formula makers already abide to the practices, but the FDA is now enforcing rules that will ensure that these manufacturers test their products for salmonella and other pathogens before distribution.

The Department of Health and Human Services issued series of guidelines to help parents reduce the risk of injuries caused by their child’s imaginations, which child-safety advocates deem as dangerous and the cause of motor vehicle accidents and congenital diseases among children ages 3-14. Child-safety expert, Kenneth McMillian says we need to destroy our child’s imagination before it destroys them.

Two food crops pesticides may damage the brains of children and unborn babies, according to a safety watchdog alert. The suspect chemicals are used around the world on farms growing grapes, strawberries, lettuce, tomatoes, tea and oranges. They are part of a new group of pesticides called neonicotinoids, which are also used in some flea treatments for pets.

DriveCam is a device that monitors the driving habits of the person operating the vehicle, according to a recent article from Knox News. The device records video whenever the driver makes a mistake. According to a Wisconsin teen, the device made her into the better more cautious driving she is today. She said it was nice because it told her what she was doing wrong so she could correct her mistakes.

Cameras for catching speeders and drivers running red-lights have been increasing nationwide. A chief supplier of navigation information, Navteq, has camera locations it its databases. According to a spokesman for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, these camera are indented to be deterrents, not “gotcha devices”. If a driver is aware that a speed camera is coming up, they are much less likely to speed on that road.

Parents are often removing themselves from teen driver education once their teen receives their license, according to a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. There’s going to be a learning curve even after a teen gets their license, so it’s important to continue coaching them on good driving habits. However, most parents fail to do so.

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