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Farberware Corers & Fruit Slicers Recalled

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Approximately 200,000 Farberware Classic Series corers and fruit slicers are being recalled. The metal blade can potentially separate from the plastic handle while using, resulting in cuts to hands and fingers.

The manufacturer, Lifetime Brands, has received 34 reports of the blade separating from the handle. So far there are nine reports of Consumer’s receiving cuts to their fingers and hands.

Consumers should stop using the fruit corer/slicer immediately and return them to Lifetime Brands Inc. for a refund.

The recalled product is model number 78350. The model number is written on the packaging. The fruit slicer/corer is an eight-section round metal blade encircled in hard black plastic with two handles. “FARBERWARE” is printed on the top of the handle.

The devices were sold at grocery, hardware, discount and other retail stores nationwide from January 1999 through October 2006 for about $4.

Customer Contact: For additional information, contact Lifetime Brands Inc. at toll-free (888) 568-1533 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or write an email to fruitslicer@lifetimebrands.com.