May 10, 2006

Masterfoods USA Recalls M&MS Menorah for Fire Hazard

Name of Product: M&MS Brand Menorah

Units: About 1,008

Distributor: Masterfoods USA, of Hackettstown, N.J.

Hazard: If a candle burns all the way down, the plastic Menorah could ignite and present a fire hazard.

Description: The recalled Menorah is an eight-branch candleholder designed to resemble M&MS Brand candies. On each end of the Menorah is an M&MS Brand character holding a Star of David.

Sold at: M&MS World catalogue, M&MS World stores in Las Vegas and Orlando, and online at from November 2005 through December 2005 for about $30.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these Menorahs immediately and return them to Masterfoods USA for a full refund including taxes and shipping and handling, where applicable. Masterfoods USA is also offering a $10 gift certificate good towards the purchase of any M&MS collectible.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers can contact Masterfoods USA at (800) 849-4867 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.