Barbecue Brush Bristle

Extraction Case

A thin metal bristle can break off a barbecue brush, stick to the grill, and then enter a piece of food. More than one person has had a metal barbecue brush bristle lodge in their swallowing passage. In this case, a bristle lodged in the base of a teenager’s of tongue.

Please replace all metal BBQ brushes with a wooden scraper (or carefully use a lemon or an onion on the grill).[Ref:52]

Please read this article for more important information:
Surgeon Wants Metal BBQ Brushes Banned After Dozens of Injuries

Did You Know?!

In a 2011, a US National Safety Council report stated that choking caused 4,500 deaths (amongst all ages) in the United States in 2009.[Ref:46]