Friday, June 4, 2010

McDonald's in Canada recalls 'Shrek' glasses, following massive U.S. recall

By Allison Cross and Mark Iype, Canwest News Service

McDonald's Canada said Friday it was voluntarily recalling its "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses, following a massive recall of the items initiated in the U.S. on Thursday.

Twelve million glasses were recalled in the U.S. after the Consumer Product Safety Commission warned consumers to stop using them after cadmium was discovered in the paint.

"Upon learning of the evolving assessment of standards for cadmium in consumer products in the United States, McDonald's Canada decided in an abundance of caution that a voluntary recall of the Shrek Forever After glassware was the appropriate course of action," the company said in a written statement Friday morning.

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  1. Yikes! Thanks for that info. Puss-in-boots glass is now in the garbage.

  2. I'm wondering about the older glasses, I have some from the first and second movie, they are in the garbage now, but has anyone heard anything about these glasses?