Cabela’s is recalling food dehydrators because defective wiring can cause a buildup of heat, posing a fire hazard, according to the notice at the Consumer Produce Safety Commission website. About 3,000 units were sold at stores across the country.
The firm has received nine reports of the product malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported to date. The recall is for 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 liter. The model numbers are on the back panel of the products.
The dehydrators were sold at Cabela’s stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through September 2016. They cost about $300 for the 80-liter model and $415 for the 160-liter model. The dehydrators were manufactured in China.
Consumers should immediately stop using this product. Contact Cabela’s for a replacement product or refund.