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McDonald's recalling Shrek glasses

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NEW YORK (NBC) - McDonald's is recalling 12 million "Shrek" drinking glasses because they contain cadmium.

Cadmium has been linked to certain cancers and can also cause bone softening and severe kidney problems.

Officials worry that over time the cadmium could leach from the paint onto a child's hand.

They could then accidentally ingest it if they put that unwashed hand into their mouth.

The 16-ounce glasses sold for around $2 each at McDonald's stores worldwide.

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