The Consumer Products Safety Commission has recalled over three million Tommee Tippee cups for mold that develops on the removable, one-piece, white valve inside the spill-proof cups when it remains wet/moist and is infrequently cleaned. Ingesting mold can cause gastrointestinal symptoms and infections.
Mayborn USA, the company who produceds Tommee Tippee cups has received over three thousand reports of mold and 68 reports of children experiencing diarrhea, vomiting or other symptoms associated with drinking from a cup with mold in the valve.
The cups were sold at BuyBuy Baby, CVS, Giant, Kohl’s, Marco Baby, Marshalls, Meijer, Sam’s Club, Ross Stores, Target, Bealls Outlet, Walgreens and Wal-Mart and other mass merchandise stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Babyhaven.com, and Diapers.com from December 2014 through May.
For the full CPSC recall and photos of the cups, click here.