To those having to eat their words, I hope they're lead-free!
Children's books quarantined in Nebraska library to comply with CPSIA law: http://www.ncnewspress.com/articles/2009/02/20/news/doc499ed094480fd323904423.txt
'Books removed include “Saint George and The Dragon,” a 1985 winner of the Caldecott Medal Award for its artwork and illustrations. The book has been checked out 50 times.
A 1974 copy of Shel Silverstein’s “Where The Sidewalk Ends” has also been removed, along with Walt Disney Biographies, Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys collections.'
ETA: Here's an article on the issue which not only points out how ridiculous the whole thing is but which contains amusing comment drama: http://www.parentdish.com/2009/02/20/old-books-a-new-source-of-lead-poisoning/
is an example from a JF member of how this new law is affecting the ability of companies and people to do business. Now take that affected business and multiply it by several thousand.