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Date: 21 Nov 2006 11:16:40
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Subject: Starbucks Recall 8-Cup Coffee Brewer
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07006.html

Starbucks Announces Recall of 8-Cup Coffee Brewers Due to Possible Fire
Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the manufacturer named below, today announced
voluntary recalls of the following consumer products. Consumers should
stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Starbucks Barista Aroma=E2=84=A2 Stainless Steel 8-Cup
Coffee Brewers

Units: About 73,000

Distributor: Starbucks Coffee Company, of Seattle, Wash.

Hazard: The coffee brewer has defective electrical wiring that can
result in overheating, smoking, burning and melting, posing a possible
fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Starbucks has received 23 reports of melting in the
plastic housing of the brewers. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall includes the Starbucks Barista Aroma 8-Cup
Coffee Brewer only. =E2=80=9CStarbucks Barista Aroma=E2=80=9D is embossed o=
n the
front of the brewer and the brewer has silver control panel buttons and
a chrome finish. The Starbucks Barista Grande 12-Cup Coffee Brewer and
Starbucks Barista Solo Coffee Brewers are not included in this recall.

Sold at: Starbucks company-owned and operated stores nationwide between
ch 2005 and September 2006 for about $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled coffee brewers
immediately and contact Starbucks for a full refund. Consumers will
receive a postage-paid package along with instructions on how to return
their brewer. Starbucks is also offering a coupon (valid through
1/31/07) for a free pound of coffee as an incentive to return the
recalled machine.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact
Starbucks=E2=80=99 Barista Aroma recall hotline at (800) 453-1047 between 9
a=2Em. and 9 p.m. MT (11 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET), or visit the company=E2=80=
=99s
Web site at www.starbucks.com - consumers may also write to Starbucks
Coffee Company at Customer Relations, Starbucks Coffee Company,
mailstop S-RC1, P.O. Box 3717, Seattle, WA 98124-3717.





 
Date: 21 Nov 2006 12:21:07
From: daveb
Subject: Re: Starbucks Recall 8-Cup Coffee Brewer
old news



 
Date: 21 Nov 2006 13:09:51
From: bernie
Subject: Re: Starbucks Recall 8-Cup Coffee Brewer
grantbt@jps.net wrote:

> Hazard: The coffee brewer has defective electrical wiring that can
> result in overheating, smoking, burning and melting, posing a possible
> fire hazard.
>
> Incidents/Injuries: Starbucks has received 23 reports of melting in the
> plastic housing of the brewers. No injuries have been reported.
>
> Description: This recall includes the Starbucks Barista Aroma 8-Cup
>

insert obvious joke about charbucks taste profiles here. =)
Bernie