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Reed and Barton Recalls Gingham Bunny Forks and Spoons for Babies

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Gingham bunny spoon (Image credit: CPSC.)

About 4,000 Gingham Bunny forks and spoons for babies were voluntarily recalled by Reed and Barton Corp., of Taunton, Mass., in cooperation with the CPSC.

Manufacturer: Winkuan Metals Technology Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in: China

Hazard: The pink coloring on the bunny’s ears can come off, posing choking and ingestion hazards to babies.

Incidents/Injuries: Reed and Barton has received one report of the pink coloring on the bunny’s ears coming off the flatware. No injuries were reported.

Gingham Bunny three-piece set (left), Gingham Bunny fork and spoon set (right) (Image credit: CPSC.)

Description: This recall involves infant flatware from the Gingham Bunny Flatware Collection, sold three ways; as just the infant feeding spoon, in a fork and spoon set, and in a three-piece set including the infant feeding spoon with a bowl and bib. The flatware is silver-colored, nickel-plated and has a bunny with pink coloring on its ears at the end of the handle.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled flatware away from infants and contact Reed and Barton for a full refund or free replacement flatware.

Sold at: Reed and Barton factory stores and various gift shops nationwide and online at www.reedandbarton.com from September 2012 through January 2013 for between $15 and $40.

Consumer Contact: Reed and Barton Corp., at (800) 343-1383 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.reedandbarton.com and click on Recall Information in the gray box at the bottom of the page.

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