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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

The following safety alert from the CPSC on December 10, 2010.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with QVC, West Chester, Pa.d a voluntary recall of Enamel-coated 8-inch cast iron skillets manufactured by Meyer Trading Company Limited, of Hong Kong, China. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Small pieces of the enamel coating can pop off when the skillet is heated, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of enamel popping off of the skillet, resulting in two reports of consumers receiving minor burns.
Description: This recall involves Technique brand enamel-coated 8-inch cast iron skillets with two pour spouts and a ribbed underside. The interior portion of the skillet is cream while the exterior was sold in three colors: sage, blue and red. The brand "Technique" is printed on the bottom of the pans.
Sold through: QVC's televised shopping programs, at qvc.com, and QVC retail and employee stores from August 2009 through September 2010 for between $28 and $35.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled skillets. Known purchasers were mailed instructions for obtaining a full refund. Consumers who purchased the skillets at a QVC store should return the skillets to any QVC store for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET daily, or visit the firm's website at www.qvc.com.

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