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Health Group Finds High Lead Levels in Toys By Jennifer C. Kerr (AP Writer) Children’s toys carrying the Barbie and Disney logos have turned up with high levels of lead in them, according to a California-based advocacy group – a finding that may give consumers pause as they shop for the holiday season. The Center for Environmental Health tested about 250 children’s products bought at major retailers and found lead levels that… Read More

CCFC 2009 TOADY Award On February 15, the Toy Industry Association will gather to present their TOTY (Toy Of The Year) Awards. But first, in honor of the industry that has led the way in commercializing childhood, CCFC will present its inaugural TOADY (Toys Oppressive And Destructive to Young Children) Award for the worst toy of the year. From thousands of toys that promote violence and/or precocious sexuality to children and push… Read More

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