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Hamilton Beach Recalls Baby Food Makers Due to Small Parts Hazard

  (May 28, 2014)

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http// Further recall information is available at

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Baby food processor

Hazard: Use of the slicing/shredding disc with the motor shaft adapter can cause the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid to loosen and fall into processed food.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the slicing/shredding disc and contact Hamilton Beach to receive a free replacement food bowl lid, motor shaft adapter and slicing/shredding disc. Consumers may continue to use the baby food maker for steaming, chopping and pureeing.

Consumer Contact: Hamilton Beach at (800) 672-5872 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, or at and click on Recall Info at the bottom of the page for more information.

Photos are available at

Recall Details

Units: About 790 in the U.S. and about 3,100 in Canada

Description: This recall involves bb brand baby food makers manufactured by Hamilton Beach. The baby food maker is a small food processor. It has a white and gray motor base with an orange control knob, a clear plastic, five-cup food bowl and a gray-colored food bowl lid with a built-in food chute. "Hamilton Beach" and "bb" are on the front of the motor base. The food maker comes with the following accessories: a chopping and mixing blade, a slicing and shredding disc, a removable motor shaft adapter, a food pusher, a three-cup steaming basket, 10 storage containers and two storage container caddies.

Incidents/Injuries: Hamilton Beach has received four reports of the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid becoming loose, including three in which the pin fell into processed food. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.

Sold at: Buy Buy Baby stores nationwide, through specialty distributor Victor Co. Inc. and online at, and from September 2013 through February 2014 for about $90.

Importer: Hamilton Beach Brands Inc., of Glen Allen, Va.

Manufactured in: China

Note:Health Canada's press release is available at

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m. 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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