Product Recall Alert

Cole & Mason 505WEG Pepper Mills Recalled by DKB Household Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Wegmans Food Markets (Recall Alert)

The recalled pepper mills contain a metal grinding mechanism that lets off metal "shards" for the first 10 grinds, posing a laceration hazard.

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This recall involves Cole & Mason 505WEG Pepper Mills (sold empty) with Item Number H50501PWE.

They are clear acrylic and measure about 6 inches high. Cole & Mason 505WEG and the Item Number H50501PWE are printed on the pepper mills.


The firm has received three reports of incidents of metal shards coming off the pepper mill into consumers’ food. No injuries have been reported.

Recalled Cole & Mason 505WEG Pepper Mill (sold empty)

Name of Product: Cole & Mason 505WEG Pepper Mills Item Number H50501PWE

Recall Date: May 18, 2023

Recall Number: 23-758

Hazard: The recalled pepper mills contain a metal grinding mechanism that lets off metal "shards" for the first 10 grinds, posing a laceration hazard.

Sold At: Exclusively at Wegman’s Food Markets nationwide from January 2021 through January 2023 for about $14.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pepper mills and return them to Wegmans for a full refund. Wegmans is directly contacting consumers who purchased the recalled pepper mills.

Units: About 9,340

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What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?

Wegmans Food Markets toll-free at 855-934-3663 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET or Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, by email at or at, or and click on Newsroom at the bottom of the page then Product Recalls at the top of the page.

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