Starbucks Steel Drinking Straw Recall [US & Canada]

Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: 7418 - StarbuckksSteelDrinkingStrawsStarbucks recalls an estimated 2.8 million Stainless Steel Drinking Straws due to laceration hazard. CPSC:; HCSC:

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Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain reusable Stainless Steel Cold-To-Go Food Grade Drinking Straws in two sizes.

The recalled Drinking Straws were packaged and sold in sets of three (3) and were also sold as a component of two (2) sizes of stainless steel beverage cups: Grande 16-ounce cups and Venti 24-ounce cups. The Straws feature a ridge at the bottom that keeps the Straw attached to the lid. The Grande Straws measure approximately 9.5 inches and the Venti Straws measure approximately 10.4 inches.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, the Stainless Steel Drinking Straws are rigid and can poke children in the mouth, posing a risk of injury. Starbucks has received three (3) reports of mouth lacerations to young children while drinking.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Drinking Straws, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it and receive new operational instructions.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Starbucks at 1-800-782-7282 from 3:00 AM to midnight, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at and click on the “Stainless Steel Straw Warnings” link for more information.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-236
HCSC ID number: RA-59576
Recalls Direct RIN: 7418-2016
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