CPSC LIKELY TO NIX SAFETY STANDARDS FOR CARTS

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Consumer Product Safety Commission commissioners are expected to vote shortly on a staff recommendation against mandatory safety standards for shopping carts.The CPSC said only 8% of related injuries to small children involve shopping cart tipovers.According to government figures, 21,600 children ages 5 and under are hurt every year in shopping cart accidents, with only 1,800 of

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- Consumer Product Safety Commission commissioners are expected to vote shortly on a staff recommendation against mandatory safety standards for shopping carts.

The CPSC said only 8% of related injuries to small children involve shopping cart tipovers.

According to government figures, 21,600 children ages 5 and under are hurt every year in shopping cart accidents, with only 1,800 of those incidents caused by tipped carts. The CPSC added that nearly all thes

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