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RECALL: Foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft Kit

Craft kits sold at Jo-Ann Craft stores are being recalled.

Jo-Anne Fabric and Craft stores are recalling the foam Pumpkin Turkey Craft kit manufactured by Ningbo Golden Time Gifts and Crafts for magnet ingestion hazard.

According to the recall from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, "the magnets holding the pumpkin shell pieces together can become loose, posing a hazard to young children. If swallowed, these magnets can link together inside a child's intestines and clamp onto body tissues, causing intestinal obstructions, perforations, sepsis and death. Internal injury from magnets can pose serious lifelong health effects."

No injuries have been reported.

The products were sold nationwide at Jo-Ann Craft Stores between August 2012 and October 2012.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled craft kit and return it to a Jo-Ann Crafts store for a full refund.

Consumers can also contact Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores at 888-739-4120 from 9 a.m. to  5 p.m., Monday through Friday or online at http://www.joann.com/.

Sarah Larson November 29, 2012 at 06:09 PM
My friend and I were just saying the same thing. I totally agree.
KevinP November 30, 2012 at 03:11 AM
I totally agree except I think they're saying these magnets aren't supposed to come loose but they are, unexpectedly. I guess I can see them issuing a warning...maybe a recall is overdoing it.

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