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600,000 Mr. Coffee brewers recalled after 61 suffer burns
600,000 Mr. Coffee brewers recalled after 61 suffer burns

Reports of consumers getting a face full of hot steam and scorching coffee grounds, with 61 suffering burn injuries, have sparked a recall of more than 600,000 Mr. Coffee single-cup brewers. The products, which were sold for up to $80 online and at retailers including Bed Bath & Beyond, Target and Wal-Mart, have resulted in 59 American customers and two Canadian buyers reporting burns to their faces, upper torsos and hands. Steam built up in the brewer’s water reservoir can force the chamber open and cause hot water and coffee grounds to spew out, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Some 520,000 units in the U.S. and 80,700 in Canada are being recalled,...

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