McDonald's pulls 12M cadmium-tainted Shrek glasses

This image provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows "Shrek Forever After 3D" Collectable Drinking Glasses being promoted by McDonald's Corp that are being recalled because the designs on the glasses contain cadmium. (AP Photo/U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)

June 4, 2010 4:03:39 PM PDT
Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses being sold nationwide at McDonald's, forcing the burger giant to recall 12 million of the cheap U.S.-made collectibles while dramatically expanding contamination concerns about the toxic metal beyond imported children's jewelry.

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