Toy Vegetables Recalled

The Land of Nod, Northbrook, Illinois, is recalling about 2,100 “Play With Your Veggies” toys, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using recalled products immediately and that it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The metal wire in the toy asparagus can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children. To date, the firm has received a report of an exposed wire in the asparagus. No injuries have been reported.

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.

The recalled “Play With Your Veggies” toys, which were manufactured in Nepal, were sold 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.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately take the toy asparagus from children and return the product to the company for a free replacement asparagus. The Land of Nod can be reached, toll-free, at (800) 933-9904 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday, at the firm’s website at www.landofnod.com, or by email at recall@landofnod.com

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