The recalled pepper mills contain a metal grinding mechanism that lets off metal "shards" for the first 10 grinds, posing a laceration hazard.
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This recall involves Cole & Mason 505WEG Pepper Mills (sold empty) with Item Number H50501PWE. They are clear acrylic and measure about 6 inches high. Cole & Mason 505WEG and the Item Number H50501PWE are printed on the pepper mills.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pepper mills and return them to Wegmans for a full refund. Wegmans is directly contacting consumers who purchased the recalled pepper mills.
The firm has received three reports of incidents of metal shards coming off the pepper mill into consumers’ food. No injuries have been reported.
DKB Household USA Corp., of Apex, North Carolina
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