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The Land of Nod Recalls Toy Vegetables Due to Laceration Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with The Land of Nod, of Northbrook, Ill., announced a voluntary recall of about 2,100 Play With Your Veggies toys today.

Hazard: The metal wire in the toy asparagus can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received a report of an exposed wire in the asparagus. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves The Land of Nod toy vegetables sets made of felt wool. The toy set has six vegetables: radish, onion, asparagus, tomato, lettuce and carrot. The asparagus is the only toy vegetable involved in this recall.

Sold exclusively at: The Land of Nod stores in Illinois and Washington, the Land of Nod catalog and www.landofnod.com from October 2007 through February 2010 for about $25.

Manufactured in: Nepal

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the toy asparagus from children and return the product to the company for a free replacement asparagus.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Land of Nod at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website at landofnod.com, or email the firm at recall@landofnod.com.

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