FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2002
PRODUCT: Soft Farm Set - Lands' End, Inc. of Dodgeville, Wis., is voluntarily recalling about 600 Soft Farm Sets, style number 76626. The recalled set is a polyester/cotton barn with polyester/cotton farm animals and accessories: chicken with legs, duck with legs, dog, pig, cow, horse, 2 fences, a bale of hay and a pond. Lands' End Inc. catalog and web site sold these sets nationwide from January 2002 to April 2002 for about $34.
PROBLEM: The legs of the chicken and duck figures may detach, posing a risk of choking.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: Lands' End has received one report of detached legs. No injuries have been reported.
WHAT TO DO: Consumers should stop using the toy immediately and either remove the legs from the chicken and duck figures or contact Lands' End to receive a full refund. For more information, call Lands' End, Inc. at (800) 613-2824 or visit the web site www.landsend.com
Purchasers were sent direct mail notification of this recall.
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