Recalled pillows linked to 10 infant deaths still being sold on Facebook Marketplace, US agency says

Boppy Recall Web

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal safety regulators are urging consumers to stop using baby pillows that have been linked to 10 infant deaths but are still being sold on Facebook Marketplace, despite being recalled two years ago.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that Boppy Newborn Loungers are no longer legally for sale but it has found thousands of them on Facebook Marketplace since the 2021 recall began.

The agency wrote to Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook parent Meta Platforms, on Tuesday saying it had made repeated requests to have recalled items taken down from Marketplace.

The company that Marketplace posts featuring recalled products are removed when identified.

Read the full story on AP News right here.

(Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

6/6/2023 4:41:00 PM (GMT -5:00)

Categories: Regional and US News