Starbucks recalls glass water bottles after eight are hurt

Starbucks recalls glass bottlesStarbucks is recalling glass water bottles it has been selling this month after 10 customers reported either the glass stopper or bottle had shattered, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

Starbucks told the CPSC eight of the reported incidents resulted in cuts. The company has sold 11,000 bottles in the U.S. and 1,200 in Canada.

The 20-ounce clear glass bottles were sold this month at Starbucks, Target and Safeway for about $9. They were made in Taiwan.

If you have one of the bottles you are asked to stop using them immediately and return them to where they were purchased for a full refund. Starbucks will also give anyone returning the bottles a free drink of any size.

For more information, call Starbucks weekdays between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. at (877) 492-6333.

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