In a recent announcement, Nestlé USA has issued a recall for four gift sets featuring ceramic mugs adorned with metallic coating and Starbucks branding.

If you purchased one of these sets during the 2023 holiday season, you'll want to pay attention to this.

Which Sets Are Affected?

The recall pertains to four gift sets sold during the 2023 holiday season:

  1. Starbucks Holiday Gift Set with 2 Mugs
  2. Starbucks Classic Hot Cocoa and Mug
  3. Starbucks Peppermint and Classic Hot Cocoas and Mug
  4. Starbucks Holiday Blend Coffee and Mug

These sets contained either an 11 oz. or 16 oz. mug.

What's the Issue?

Reports of these mugs overheating or breaking have resulted in potential hazards.

Nestlé USA has received 12 incident reports, leading to 10 injuries.

These injuries include severe burns and blisters on fingers or hands, as well as one incident requiring medical attention due to a cut.

What Should You Do?

If you have one of these recalled mugs, it's crucial to stop using it immediately.

Nestlé USA advises consumers to either return the mugs to the place of purchase or contact them directly for a full refund.

No proof of purchase (receipt) is required for the refund process.

Returning to the Store:

If you opt to return the mug to the store where you bought it, you can receive a cash or gift card refund.

Contacting Nestlé USA:

To request a refund directly from Nestlé USA, visit their website here.

Where Were They Sold?

From November 2023 through January 2024, these mugs were available online and in-store at Target and Walmart, as well as through Nexcom (military retail outlets) nationwide.

Depending on the gift set, prices varied between $10, $13, or $20.

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