Cuisinart recalls 8 million food processors

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Cuisinart is recalling 8 million food processors because pieces of the blade can break off and wind up in food.

Examples of affected products

Examples of affected products

The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that Conair, which owns Cuisinart, has fielded 69 reports from people who found pieces of blades in their processed food, including 30 who have cut their mouths or broken their teeth.

Conair said in a press release that the S-shaped, riveted blade on the affected models can crack over time. Conair said owners of the machines should stop using them immediately get in touch with Cuisinart for replacements.

The recall covers 22 models of food processor that were made in China and sold between 1996 and 2015. The blades in question have four rivets.

This recall involves the riveted blades in Cuisinart food processors with model numbers that begin with the following:  CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14,  DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14. The model number is located on the bottom of the food processor.

Visit the CPSC for more information.