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Gilchrist Bag Manufacturing, LLC, is recalling 10 packs of Poppin’ Cobs Microwave Popcorn over concerns that the popcorn’s paper bag can catch fire in the microwave, posing fire and burn hazards. The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) is aware of at least 5 reports of the popcorn brown paper bags catching on fire in the microwave.
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What’s the Problem?

This recall affects Poppin’ Cobs 10 packs of microwave popcorn on the cob with date code 042121, according to the CPSC Recall Notice [1].

The popcorn is packaged in a brown box with a black top with 10 Poppin’ Cobs individually wrapped and 10 brown bags for popping, CPSC said. “Poppin’ Cobs” is printed on the front of the box. Affected products were sold at Uncommon Goods stores in Brooklyn, N.Y. from September 2019 through January 2020 for about $18.

If you purchased any Poppin’ Cobs Popcorn that is affected by this recall, you should not eat it, and either discard it immediately or return it to the point of purchase for a refund. This recall began on May 7, 2020.

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Microwave Popcorn Fire Hazard

Microwave popcorn has the potential to be a fire hazard if the popcorn isn’t cooked the right way.

Microwave popcorn comes in a paper bag that is cooked in the microwave. The bag can withstand hot temperatures for the few minutes it takes to pop the corn in the bag; however, if the microwave bag is left to cook for too long, there’s a risk that it will ignite a fire.

In most cases, microwave popcorn catches fire when it is left unattended. When cooking microwave popcorn, you should stay close and listen for the popping. When the popping slows to 1 pop every 2 to 3 seconds, the popcorn is ready to eat.

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