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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 product safety alert is from the CPSC on March 11, 2015.

Urban Outfitters Recalls Teacups Due to Fire Hazard : The tea cups are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the gold paint accents on the teacups can spark, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves four styles of "Cheeky" six-ounce ceramic teacups. The cups have floral motifs with gold painted accents and have four "cheeky" phrases, such as "booze" and "more whiskey please," painted on the inside or outside rim of the cup. "Dishwasher Safe," "Microwave Safe" and "Made in China" are printed on the bottom of the cup.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teacups and contact Urban Outfitters for instructions on returning the product for a refund.
Consumer Contact: Urban Outfitters at (800) 282-2200 anytime, or online at www.urbanoutfitters.com and click on "Cheeky Teacup Voluntary Recall" for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at service@urbanoutfitters.com.

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