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Starbucks Recalls Stainless Steel Straw

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

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    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.

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    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.