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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 January 12, 2016.

Walmart Recalls Rival Griddles Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Walmart

Rival Griddles are recalled because the heating element can crack and water can get inside, posing a shock hazard when the griddle is plugged into an electrical outlet.
This recall involves Rival brand electric griddles with model number XJ-14207. The griddles are black and measure 20 inches long by 10.5 inches wide. “Walmart” and the model number are printed on a label molded into the bottom of the griddle. “Rival” is printed on the outside edge of the griddle and on the griddle’s temperature dial.
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled griddles and return them to any Walmart store for a full refund. This product was sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from July 2015 through December 2015 for about $20.
Consumer Contact: Walmart at 800-925-6278 between 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT on Saturday and between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. CT Sunday, online at www.walmart.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

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