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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 June 1, 2012.

Black & Decker® SpacemakerTM 12-Cup Programmable Under-the-Cabinet Coffeemakers, Applica Consumer Products Inc. of Miramar, FL has been recalled because the coffee pot handle can break, causing cuts and burns to the consumer. This recall involves Black & Decker® brand 12-cup coffeemakers designed to mount under a cabinet. Available in either white or black models, the words “BLACK & DECKER® SPACEMAKER™” are printed in the top right-hand corner. The coffeemakers have a digital time display in the top left corner and five round buttons above the water reservoir. The 12-cup coffee pots are glass with a molded handle the same color as the machine and a silver metallic bracket running around the glass near the bottom. The recall includes model numbers SDC740, SDC740B, SDC740BR, SDC740C, SDC740DIS, SDC740R, SDC750, SDC750C and SDC750DIS. The model number is printed on the underside of the coffeemaker, directly below the water reservoir. This product was sold at major retailers nationwide from July 2008 through May 2012 for about $50-80.
Consumers should immediately stop using the coffeemakers and contact Applica to exchange their coffee pot for a free replacement. For additional information, contact Applica Consumer Products toll-free at (866) 708-7846 between 8:30 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm’s website at www.acprecall.com.

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