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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 14, 2016.

Altar’d State Recalls Monogrammed Coffee Mugs Due to Fire Hazard

Altar’d State Monogrammed Coffee Mugs have been recalled because the coffee mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic paint accents on the coffee mugs can spark, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves white ceramic 16-ounce coffee mugs with gold-painted monograms and accent rims. The mugs have a textured design resembling a golf ball, and a “rope” style handle. “Microwave/Dishwasher Safe” is printed in a black panel on the bottom of the coffee mugs.
The firm has received one report of a coffee mug sparking during microwaving. No injuries have been reported. Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coffee mugs and contact Altar’d State for instructions on returning the product for a full refund. This product was Sold at Altar’d State stores nationwide from October 2015 through December 2015 for about $15. The importer is Creative Co-Op, Inc., of Memphis, Tenn. and the distributor is Altar’d State of Knoxville, Tenn.
Consumer Contact Altar’d State at 800-284-7348 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.altardstate.com and click on “Monogrammed Coffee Mug Recall” for more information.

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