Deadly toys found in Blackpool

Fruit Head dolls are the subject of a Europe wide recall because they contain Phthalates - a chemical which causes cancer and infertility in men
Fruit Head dolls are the subject of a Europe wide recall because they contain Phthalates - a chemical which causes cancer and infertility in men
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THESE cute dolls may look like the perfect gift to pick up during the winter sales.

But trading standards bosses today warned the colourful figures – found on sale in South Shore, Foxhall and Blackpool town centre – can cause cancer, deformities in unborn
babies and death.

The innocent-looking toys are the subject of a Europe-wide recall after traces of poisonous chemical phthalates were found in the talking plastic dolls.

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