Last Tuesday, just in time for the Nation's gift-buying orgy (which now starts on Thanksgiving morning), U.S. PIRG issued its 28th annual Trouble in Toyland report, which surveys the dangers to kids posed by toys. The report covers toxins (such as lead, antimony, arsenic, and cadmium), choking hazards, excessively loud toys, laceration hazards, and strangulation risks. It's chock full of data on toys that maim and kill and makes detailed policy recommendations. Read PIRG's executive summary and press release. And don't forget to take PIRG's quiz: Is Every Toy a Safe Toy?