Cabela's Recalls Electronic Jerky Blaster Due to Fire Hazard

         Cabela's Recalls Electronic Jerky Blaster Due to Fire Hazard  PR Newswire  WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014  WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1973 and charged with protecting the American public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call the CPSC hotline at 1-800-638-2772, or visit http//:www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Further recall information is available at http://www.cpsc.gov  Recall Summary  Name of product: Electronic Jerky Blaster  Hazard: The battery charger adapter can overcharge causing the Electronic Jerky Blaster's battery and battery charger adapter to overheat.  Remedy: Refund  Consumer Contact: Cabela's at (800) 237-4444, anytime or online at www.Cabelas.com and click on "Consumer Product Safety" at the bottom of the page, for more information.  To see photos of the recalled products, go to http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Cabelas-Recalls-Electronic-Jerky-Blaster/  Recall Details  Units: About 600  Description: This recall involves Cabela's Electronic Jerky Blaster, which resembles a caulking gun. The product has a black handle, a gold-toned 15" tube that holds the meat with "Cabela's Power Jerky" written on it and interchangeable tip at the end. The hand-held, battery powered appliance is used for making jerky sticks or strips. It was sold as a set with interchangeable tips and cleaning brushes. The recalled item number IK-540848 can be found underneath the barcode on the cardboard packaging that comes with the product and on the front of the instruction manual.  Incidents/Injuries: There has been one report of the battery and the battery charger overheating. There are no reports of injury.  Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled Electronic Jerky Blaster and contact Cabela's for a full refund.  Sold exclusively at: Cabela's nationwide from August 2013 through March 2014 for about $150.  Manufacturer: Blue Sky Innovation Group, North Ridgeville, Ohio.  Manufactured in: China  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.  Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.  To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.  CPSC Consumer Information Hotline Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall: 800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054) Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.  Media Contact Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests. Phone: (301) 504-7908 Spanish: (301) 504-7800 Link Text: View CPSC contacts for specific areas of expertise  Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO  SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission  Website: http://www.cpsc.gov