Several weeks back, counterfeit and contaminated Colgate toothpaste with DEG were found in six states in US and in Canada. Then Gerber recalled thousands of their baby food products. Most recently, Castleberry’s Food Co. is recalled several of its chili sauce and meat products canned in Augusta, GA after possible cases of botulism were connected to the products Now of all things, Hasbro’s Easy-Bake ovens are being recalled. Who would have ever thought an Easy bake over could cause that much harm.
Hasbro has recalled about 1 million Easy-Bake ovens after getting 249 reports of children getting hands or fingers stuck in the opening.
There were 77 reports of burns — including 16 of second- and third-degree burns. One 5-year-old girl’s finger was burned so severely that she had to have a partial amputation. (KSBW-8)
Hasbro recalls Easy-Bake Ovens for burn risk-CPSC
A voluntary recall for the popular pink and purple plastic ovens, which looks like a kitchen stove, was first issued in February after children got their hands stuck in the front opening. Hasbro offered a repair kit to resolve the problem.
The new recall urges consumers to stop using the oven and to contact the company at 1-800-601-8418 for details on how to return it for a voucher toward the purchase of another Hasbro product, the agency said. (Reuters)