Walmart’s Latest Kitchen Recall Is SHOCKING, Literally


If you recently purchased a griddle from Walmart, you might be a little shocked. Literally. Consumerist reports that the hypermarket chain is recalled 330,000 electric griddles that can possibly electrocute you.

Luckily, there haven’t been any reported injuries. However, the Consumer Product Safety Commission says that the heating element could crack letting water inside the unit. This creates a potential hazard once the griddle is plugged into an outlet.

This recall specifically pertains to the Rival electric griddles with XJ-1420 which can be found exclusively at Walmart stores. If you ended up buying one from a Walmart, or its online store between July-December 2015, you need to immediately unplug them and return it to a Walmart for your full refund.

By Peter Pham

Pete's favorite foods include pizza, tacos and pretty much any kind of breakfast. He'll usually snap a photo or two while his food cools down.

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