Cabela’s Recalls Electronic Jerky Blaster Due to Fire Hazard

The Cabela’s Power Jerky battery charger adapter can overheat.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: May 14, 2014
Recall number: 14-176
  • Jerky blaster

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    Jerky blaster

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  • Battery charger adapter (bottom view)

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    Battery charger adapter (bottom view)

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    Battery Charger adapter (top view)

  • Battery Charger

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    Battery Charger

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Electronic Jerky Blaster


The battery charger adapter can overcharge causing the Electronic Jerky Blaster’s battery and battery charger adapter to overheat.

Consumer Contact:

Cabela’s at (800) 237-4444, anytime or online at and click on “Consumer Product Safety” at the bottom of the page, for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details


About 600


This recall involves Cabela’s Electronic Jerky Blaster, which resembles a caulking gun. The product has a black handle, a gold-toned 15” tube that holds the meat with “Cabela’s Power Jerky” written on it and interchangeable tip at the end. The hand-held, battery powered appliance is used for making jerky sticks or strips. It was sold as a set with interchangeable tips and cleaning brushes. The recalled item number IK-540848 can be found underneath the barcode on the cardboard packaging that comes with the product and on the front of the instruction manual.


There has been one report of the battery and the battery charger overheating.  There are no reports of injury.

Sold exclusively at

Cabela’s nationwide from August 2013 through March 2014 for about $150.


Blue Sky Innovation Group, North Ridgeville, Ohio.

Manufactured in


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  • Battery charger adapter (bottom view)

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