McDonald’s recalling cadmium-tainted Shrek-themed drinking glasses

Fast food giant McDonald’s Corp. is recalling drinking glasses featuring characters from the movie “Shred Forever After 3D” after discovery that paint on the glasses contain the toxic metal cadmium, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

The glasses, manufactured by ARC International, were sold at McDonald’s restaurants between May and June 2010 for $2 apiece.  The 16-ounce glasses feature designs of movie characters Shrek, Fiona, Puss n’ Boots, and Donkey.

For more information, go to the CPSC website.