Consumer Watchdog Announces Bed Bath & Beyond Recall Of About 14,000 Hammock Stands

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of about 14,000 hammock stands sold exclusively at Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. due to a falling hazard. The Z-shaped hooks on hammock stands sold under the Bed Bath & Beyond Destination Summer brand can bend or break. Pride Family Brands Inc. is the distributor of the item. There have been 13 reports of the Z-shaped hooks bending or breaking and causing injury. About 13,000 hammock stands were sold in the U.S. and another 55 were sold in Canada. The item was on sale between March 2014 and July 2015 for about $100. Consumers are asked to stop using the product and call Pride Family Brands for a free set of S-shaped hooks.

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