The coffee bean can lid can detach suddenly with force upon opening when missing an air valve on the bottom, posing an injury hazard.
This recall involves only Whole Bean 250 gram/8.8 ounce cans of illy coffee in medium, dark roast and decaf with no air valve on the bottom of the canister with a best by date of 10/2019, 11/2019, or 12/2019 printed on the bottom of the can. The silver, cylinder-shaped coffee cans have the “illy” logo printed on the front with a red, black or green-colored accent line across the top and bottom of the can.
|Coffee can size||Coffee type||Best by date||Can Accent Color|
|250 gram / 8.8 oz. can||Whole Bean Medium Roast||10/2019, 11/2019, or 12/2019||Red|
|250 gram / 8.8 oz. can||Whole Bean Dark Roast||10/2019 or 11/2019||Black|
|250 gram / 8.8 oz. can||Whole Bean Decaf||10/2019||Green|
Consumers should not open or use a recalled coffee can and contact illy for a free replacement product.
Bed Bath & Beyond, Kroger, Shoprite, Sur La Table, Target, Whole Foods, Williams Sonoma, and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Jet.com from November 2017 through May 2018 for about $15.
illycaffé S.p.A, of Italy
illycaffé North America Inc., of Rye Brook, N.Y.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.