Recall Corner: Lacerating General Electric food processors
The safety interlock system on the recalled food processor can fail; allowing operation without the lid secured which poses a laceration hazard. In addition, the product can emit smoke, or catch fire, posing a fire hazard.
Indeed, this one is quite serious – more than 50 incidents have been reported, say the CPSC: with 24 reports of the food processor operating without the lid in place, of which 21 resulted in injuries to fingertips; and 34 reports of the unit smoking, including 3 reports of fires
Customers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled food processor and return the product to Walmart to receive a full refund.