McDonalds – Shrek Forever After™Glassware Recall   Leave a comment

In collaboration with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and as a precautionary measure, McDonald’s USA today issued a voluntary product recall of the four Shrek Forever After™ promotional glassware currently being offered in U.S. restaurants.

To be clear, the glassware was evaluated by an independent third-party laboratory, accredited by the CPSC, and determined to be in compliance with all applicable federal and state requirements at the time of manufacture and distribution. However, in light of the CPSC’s evolving assessment of standards for consumer products, McDonald’s determined in an abundance of caution that a voluntary recall of the Shrek Forever After glassware is appropriate.

McDonald’s safety standards are among the highest in the industry.

Additionally, instructions to return the glassware and request a refund will be available by visiting the website again beginning Tuesday, June 8.

Official announcement – McDonalds Website

This is because the painted designs on the cups contained traces of toxic metal named Cadmium. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning to consumers against using the glasses immediately. Cadmium can damage the liver, kidneys, lungs, the nervous system and the brain.

Beware before you take that large gulf from that large cola glass.

And don’t you forget that calories and fat the meal adds to your body.

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