Cuisinart recalls 8 million food processors because the blades are breaking
And now, because 2016 isn't finished toying with us yet, we have yet another dangerous object in your home to warn you about. We just told you about the Yankee "laceration hazard" Candle recall. In addition to that, Cuisinart is recalling 8 million food processors, and you don't even want to know why. Blades are involved.
OK, we'll tell you. Cuisinart has received 69 reports from people who found broken pieces of a "riveted blade" in their food. "You find out that there's a problem when you bite down and you cut your mouth and you break your teeth," says U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Elliot Kaye.
We'll pause now while you scream.
"With all the cooking that's going on this holiday season, we're really urging consumers to act immediately," Kaye added, and we agree with him. Please take a look at your food processor as soon as possible to see if it's one of the recalled appliances.
- The recalled processors include 22 models made in China.
- They were sold between July 1996 and December 2015 at a price point between $100 and $350 when purchased.
- The trouble-making blade is silver-colored stainless steel with a beige-colored plastic center hub and has four rivets.
- Check the bottom of your food processor for any of the following model numbers.
CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14, DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14.
Got one of these in your home? Don't use it. Instead, contact Cuisinart for a free replacement blade.
You can contact Cuisinart toll-free at 877-339-2534 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at www.cuisinart.com. Click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information on the voluntary recall.