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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 February 16, 2012.

Ganz recalls Dancing Teapots due to burn hazard. The teapot's handle can get extremely hot when there is hot water in the teapot, posing a burn hazard to consumers. This recall involves Ganz ceramic teapots that are tilted to appear as if they are dancing. Only 32-ounce teapots that measure about 10 inches tall and 8 inches wide are included in this recall. Recalled teapots have SKU number "ER19252" and UPC "661371626062" printed on a sticker on the bottom of the teapot. They were sold in the following colors: blue, yellow, green, orange, pink and black. They were sold at Tea and coffee specialty stores, gift stores, drug stores, kitchen supply stores, hospital gift shops and other retailers nationwide from December 2011 through January 2012 for about $30.
Consumers should stop using the recalled teapots immediately and contact Ganz for instructions on returning the teapot for a full refund. For additional information, contact Ganz at (800) 724-5902 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, and between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET on Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.ganz.com.

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