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Keurig agrees to pay $5.8 million penalty for failing to report defect, initiate timely recall

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. agreed to pay a $5.8 million civil penalty — the second largest in the history of the Consumer Product Safety Commission — last week to resolve alleged charges the company withheld product defect information and delayed recalling its MINI Plus Brewing Systems in 2014. The CPSC maintains Keurig did not follow a rule that requires manufacturers, distributors and retailers to report a possible safety defect within 24 hours of obtaining reasonable supporting evidence of one. A CPSC investigation revealed Keurig received approximately 200 reports from 2010 to 2014 of hot water and coffee spewing out of ... Read More

Keurig coffee brewers recalled after reports of burn-related injuries

Keurig Green Mountain is recalling more than 6.6 million of its coffee brewing machines after receiving about 200 reports of the machines overheating and spewing hot water and 90 reports of burn-related injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall involves the Mini Plus Brewing System with model number K10. The machines can be identified by the a number printed on the bottom of the machines that begins with “31.” Affected Keurig brewers were sold online and in stores across the United States and Canada from 2009 to 2014. The brewers retail for about $100. The Mini ... Read More