The following recall has been announced:
ELNA SEWING MACHINES
DETAILS: Elna sewing machines imported by Janome America Inc. of Mahwah, N.J., and sold at sewing machine stores nationwide from September 2010 through April 2011.
WHY: The wires inside the sewing machine can short circuit, posing a risk of fire.
INCIDENTS: No injuries, but the firm knows of one report of a sewing machine catching fire.
HOW MANY: About 600.
FOR MORE: Contact Janome America at 800-631-0183 or visit the firm's website at http://www.elnausa.com.