By Holly Lebowitz Rossi
December 28, 2011

Colorful Hearts Teddy Bears sold in Build-A-Bear stores in the United States and Canada pose a potential choking hazard to children and have been recalled, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced.  The recall affects more than 300,000 bears, whose eyes can loosen and fall out, choking children if they are swallowed.

No incidents of choking or injury have been reported.  Parents should immediately take the recalled teddy bear from children and return it to any Build-A-Bear store to receive a coupon for any available stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear.

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