2012 Wacky Warning Labels Contest Winners!

The winners have been selected by live studio audience – and they’re wackier than ever! The 15th Annual Wacky Warning Labels™ Contest, which reaches tens of millions of Americans each year, entertains and alarms the nation about the lawsuit-happy culture and the lengths to which companies must go to avoid lawsuits.


Contest creator, CFA Senior Fellow, and host of the weekly “Let’s Be Fair!” national radio commentaries, Bob Dorigo Jones, wants to hear from you for 2013! Send Bob a note and let him know you have a label! The grand prize is $1,000, second prize is $500, and third prize is $250.




Read Bob's Op-Ed in the Washington Times (June 19, 2012)


Read Bob's Op-Ed in the Washington Examiner


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2012 Wacky Warning Labels™ Contest Winners

Grand Prize Winner ($1,000):


A 7-inch Decorative Globe warns:

"These globes should not be referred

to for navigation."


Sent in by Kelly Watson

Winona, TX 


Second Prize Winner ($500):


Label on Electric Razor Warns:

"Never use while sleeping."


Sent in by Dave Woehrer

Milwaukee, WI


Third Prize Winner ($250):


Kids Neck Pillow warns:

"Keep product away from infants

and children."


Sent in by Noelle McDonald

San Jose, CA


Other 2012 Wacky Warning Labels™ Contest Finalists

Instructions With an

Electric Skillet Warn:

"Caution: griddle surface may be hot

during and after cooking."


Sent in by Jason Ellis

Milford, MI


"Laptop Steering Wheel Desk"


"Never use this product while driving."


Sent in by Anne Readett

Okemos, MI


John Stossel features the Wacky Warning Labels Contest on "Stossel"

which airs nine times on FOX Business News and FOX News Channel networks

between June 14 and June 17, 2012 with a cumulative total viewing audience

of 5,032,000 households nationally according to Nielson estimates.




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Tell us about the Wacky Warning Labels you spot and if your nominee is chosen the 2013 winner you'll win $1,000!

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  Label sent to us by an alert WWL spotter who found this on towels now being sold by White Company, a retail company in England, known for selling quality linens and household products.

More on the Contest Rules




Bob’s weekly radio program, “Let’s Be Fair!,” is broadcast by 82 radio stations across America.  In its third year of reaching more than 27 million listeners, “Let’s Be Fair!” presents important stories about the impact of crazy lawsuits and a litigation-happy culture on our communities and families.

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