LEM 5-Tray Food Dehydrator
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LEM Products Distribution is recalling roughly 14,700 5-tray food dehydrators. The fan on the recalled food dehydrators can fail, causing the unit to overheat and potentially lead to a fire.

The 5-tray food dehydrators affected by this recall are gray and are made of plastic and metal. The model number 1009 is on a label located on the back panel with the company's contact details. The 'LEM' logo is embossed on the top of the unit, which has a panel with the digital timer, the on/off switch and a temperature control knob. The UPC code is printed on the bottom of the packaging and reads 734494010091.

The recalled food dehydrators were sold at Bass Pro Shops, Gander Mountain, Sportsman's Warehouse and other mass merchandisers and retailers nationwide and online from August 2010 through February 2013.

Consumers should immediately stop using the food dehydrator and contact LEM Products Distribution for instructions on free shipping and repair of the recalled product. LEM is offering a one year warranty extension and a $10 discount coupon to all consumers who return their recalled units for repair.

For more information on this recall, contact LEM Products Distribution toll-free at 877-536-7763.