McDonald’s Shrek Glass Recall: 12 Million Glasses Contain Cadmium

It seems as if every week another major company announce a recall, this week is no different as we are hearing that McDonald’s are recalling 12 million Shrek glasses due to contamination concerns.

It is thought that the Shrek-themed glasses recalled feature a painted design, apparently this painted design contains traces of Cadmium, long-term exposure to Cadmium has previously been linked to kidney problems and bone softening.

There are four different designs to look out for, they all promote the upcoming movie “Shrek Forever After”, designs include paintings of Donkey, Puss in Boots, Shrek and Princess Fiona.

If you own one of these glasses the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recommend that you immediately stop using the glasses, a McDonald’s spokesman recently stated that the amount of Cadmium that the glasses contain is very slight, however “”slightly above the protective level”.

To find out more about the recall check out the source link below.

Source: Chron

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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