Starbucks Recalls Stainless Steel Straw - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Important News on Consumer Products That Can Keep You Safe

Starbucks Recalls Stainless Steel Straw

The company received four reports of children getting cuts in their mouths while drinking from the straws

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Starbucks Recalls Stainless Steel Straw
    A photo of the recalled stainless steel straws

    Starbucks announced that it is recalling a stainless steel beverage straw for being too rigid and posing a risk of injury.

    The company received four reports of children getting cuts in their mouths while drinking from the straws.

    The recall involves about 2.5 million reusable straws in the United States, as well as around 301,000 sold in Canada.

    The straws, which come in two sizes, were sold in sets of three and were included with the purchase of Starbucks 16-ounce Grande and 24-ounce Venti stainless steel beverage cups.

    Inmates Take Down Guards With a Pencil, Go on the Run

    [NATL] Oklahoma Inmates Take Down Guards With a Pencil, Go on the Run

    Officials in Major County, Oklahoma, are searching for two inmates on the run from Fairview after they escaped from a private van transporting them early Tuesday. Officials say the two inmates were able to take down their guards with just a pencil. 

    (Published 2 hours ago)

    The company is warning consumers to avoid allowing children to use the straws.

    Consumers can contact Starbucks at 800-782-7282 from 3 a.m. to Midnight PT daily or online on the Starbucks website. Click on “stainless steel straw warnings” for more information.