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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.

Fred’s Recalls Charcoal Grills Due to Fire Hazard

August 2, 2017: The CPSC:

Mini barrel charcoal grills have been recalled because the exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves Living Traditions mini barrel charcoal grills. The black steel grills measure about 18 inches by 15 inches by 18.5 inches. They have a black handle on the lid and one on each side, and at the front a heat gauge and a silver latch. Model number SXB1501 and UPC code 00000 19877 are printed on the product’s packaging.

Sold at Fred’s stores in: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas from January 2017 through June 2017 for about $22.
There are two reports of paint on the exterior of the grill igniting. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the grill to any Fred’s Store for a full refund of the purchase price.

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