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Meijer Recalls French Fry Cutters Due to Laceration Hazard

Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – packaging
Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – side view
French fry cutter’s blade
Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – front view
Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – packaging

Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – packaging

Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – side view

Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – side view

French fry cutter’s blade

French fry cutter’s blade

Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – front view

Recalled Grand Gourmet french fry cutter – front view

Name of Product:
Grand Gourmet french fry cutters
Hazard:

The french fry cutter’s blade can detach, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
May 16, 2019
Units:
About 5,800
Consumer Contact

Meijer at 800-927-8699 anytime or online at www.meijer.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Grand Gourmet french fry cutters. The stainless steel cutters are silver and have black rubber pads at the base. They come with two interchangeable blades, one with 36 holes for thicker fries and another one with 64 holes for thinner fries. Model number 54078 and

UPC 7-13733-70625-4 are printed on the product packaging.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled french fry cutters and return them to any Meijer store for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

 Meijer has received 12 reports of blade detachment. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Meijer stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin from February 2018 through February 2019 for about $20.

 

Manufacturer(s):

Triace USA, of Cincinnati, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Distributor(s):

Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Recall number:
19-123
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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