October 2, 2009

Paula DeenŽ Cast Iron Cookware Sold by QVC

Name of Product: Paula DeenŽ Hammered Cast Iron Cookware

Units: About 51,000

Retailer: QVC Inc., of West Chester, Pa.

Distributor: Meyer Trading Co. Ltd., of Hong Kong

Hazard: The recalled cookware can crack or shatter, posing burn and laceration hazards to consumers.

Description: This recall involves the Paula DeenŽ 11-inch cast iron grill pans and griddles. They were sold as QVC item numbers K14984, K11970 and K135024. The cookware is black and has the Paula DeenŽ logo and the product size engraved on the bottom. No other Paula DeenŽ cookware is involved in this recall.

Sold through: QVC’s televised shopping programs, its Web site www.qvc.com, and QVC retail and employee stores from October 2007 through July 2009 for between $35 and $55.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cookware. Known purchasers were mailed instructions for obtaining a full refund. Consumers who purchased the cookware at a QVC store should return it to any QVC store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET any day, or visit the company’s Web site at www.qvc.com