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Safety Alert

Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Recalls Java Jacket Cup Sleeves Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Java Jacket Disposable Cup Sleeves

Hazard: The Java Jacket cup sleeve can ignite if used in a microwave, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Dispose

Consumer Contact: Kaldi's toll-free at (888) 892-6333 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at http://kaldiscoffee.com/ and click on "Recall" for more information.

Units: About 700,000

Description: This recall involves Kaldi's Coffee Java Jackets disposable paper cup sleeves used with 12- and 16-ounce paper cups. The black paper cup sleeves have the "Kaldi's Coffee" and the company logo printed on the front, and "100% Recycled Paperboard" printed on the back.

Incidents/Injuries: Kaldi's has received two reports of the Java Jackets catching fire when heated in the microwave. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and discard the recalled Java Jackets.

Sold at: Kaldi's Coffee Roasting stores in Missouri from February 2014 through March 2015 at no cost with hot drinks.

Distributor: Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Company, of St. Louis, Mo.

Manufactured in: USA