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Safety Alert

Cabela's Recalls Food Dehydrators Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Cabela's food dehydrators

Hazard: Defective wiring can cause a build-up of heat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Cabela's at 800-237-4444 anytime, or online at www.cabelas.com for more information.

Units: About 3,000

Description: This recall involves Cabela's commercial grade 80-liter and 160-liter food dehydrators. The stainless steel dehydrators have model numbers 541549 on the 80 liter, and 541650 on the 160 liters. Model numbers are located on the back panel of the dehydrator.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received nine reports of the product malfunctioning due to defective wiring. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dehydrators and contact Cabela's to receive a replacement product or a refund.

Sold at: Cabela's stores nationwide and online at Cabelas.com from August 2016 through September 2016 for about $300 for the 80-liter model and $415 for the 160-liter model.

Importerer: Cabela's Inc., of Sidney, Neb.

Distributor: Cabela's Inc., of Sidney, Neb.

Manufactured in: China