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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 May 17, 2012.

Circulon 13-Piece Cookware Set recalled by Meyer Corporation, Vallejo, CA due to laceration hazard from glass lid. The glass lid used with the 5-quart covered sauté pan can crack, break or shatter, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. The defective lid is 11 inches in diameter with a rubber and stainless steel handle and a metal rim. The code “IMCP1108” is stamped on the outside of the metal rim. The lid is part of the 13-Piece Circulon Premier Professional cookware set. The cookware is aluminum and stainless steel with rubber and stainless steel handles. In addition to the covered sauté pan, the sets include: 1-quart and 3-quart saucepans, a 4-quart saucepot, an 8-quart stockpot, 8.5-, 10- and 12-inch French skillets and four additional glass lids. Sold Exclusively at: Costco retail stores and Costco.com from about October 2011 through March 2012 for about $200 for the complete set. Consumers should stop using the 11-inch glass lid and contact Circulon customer service at (800) 326-3933, Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm’s website at www.circulon.com to receive a replacement lid.

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