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Children’s Choking Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Choking is among the top causes of death among children, and it is not uncommon for adults to sustain serious injuries or even die after choking incidents. Food is the most frequent culprit in choking accidents, but toys and household items also present dangers. In this month’s blog, we explore the prevalence of choking injuries […]

List of Choking Hazards: Foods, Household Items and Toys

List of Choking Hazards:  Foods, Household Items and Toys Foods: Hot dogs (especially cut into a coin shape), meats, sausages, and fish with bones Popcorn, chips, pretzel nuggets, and snack foods Candy (especially hard or sticky candy), cough drops, gum, lollipops, marshmallows, caramels, hard candies, and jelly beans Whole grapes, raw vegetables, raw peas, fruits, […]