Millville plant that made 'Shrek' glasses studying recall

(AP) - The New Jersey company that makes the"Shrek"-themed drinking glasses recalled by McDonald's becausethey contain cadmium says it only learned of the problem lateThursday and is looking into it.

Tom Reed, vice president of human resources at ArcInternational's plant in Millville, says the company received acopy of a McDonald's memo on the recall of 12 million glasses buthas not heard anything else.

Reed would not say where the paint was made or whether it's usedin Arc's other products. Arc is based in France and owns the Pyrexbrand of cookware in Europe.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced thevoluntary recall Friday. It warned consumers to immediately stopusing the glasses.

Cadmium is a toxic metal and known carcinogen.

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