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McDonald's pulls 12M cadmium-tainted Shrek glasses

4 years ago Friday, June 04, 2010 6:00:21 AM CDT June 04, 2010 Friday, June 04 2010 Jun 4, 2010 in News
Source: Associated Press

McDonald's is recalling 12 million drinking glasses it is selling to promote the new "Shrek" movie because painted designs on the cheap collectibles contain the toxic metal cadmium.

The burger giant wants customers to stop using the 16-ounce glasses, which have been sold for about $2 each and were available in four designs depicting the main characters from the hit animated franchise.

Cadmium is a known carcinogen that research shows also can cause bone softening and severe kidney problems.

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