Cuisinart Recalls 8M Food Processors Over 20-Year Span

Recall warns of blade damage that could cause tiny metal pieces to fall into food
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 13, 2016 10:02 AM CST
Cuisinart: 8M Food Processors May Cut Your Mouth
The model number is located on the bottom of the food processor.   (CPSC)

(Newser) – You may have to temporarily eat your tuna salad in chunks rather than pulverized to a fine pulp if you own one of the 8 million food processors Cuisinart is recalling. Per CBS News, the voluntary pullback involves processors sold for the past 20 years (from 1996 to 2015), and it's come down to the riveted blade, which can crack and cause tiny metal pieces to end up in processed food and possibly cause lacerations. Consumers can see which models are affected and further details on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's website; a free replacement blade is available by calling 877-339-2534 (see CPSC site for hours). (Another recent recall: bottles of craft paint.)

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