Hasbro to Replace Offending Play-Doh Toy That Resembles Phallic Symbol

Facing criticism from some parents over a Play-Doh toy that looks similar to a penis, Hasbro is says it will replace the offending implement with a different tool.
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Facing criticism from some parents over a Play-Doh toy that looks similar to a penis, Hasbro says it will replace the offending implement with a different tool. Parents have been posting pictures of the tool on social media. The complaints over the so-called 'extruder tool' in Play-Doh's Cake Mountain toy have been going on since at least November. The two-piece syringe-like tool -- which includes a tube with corkscrew-type ridges around the outside and a dome-shaped top with a hole at the tip - can be used to squeeze Play-Doh to look like decorative cake frosting. Play-Doh maker Hasbro has gotten thousands of comments on the Play-Doh Facebook page about the toy. 'We are in the process of updating all future Play-Doh products with a different tool,' it said in a statement posted on the page Tuesday. It also offered to replace the tool for anyone who has it.