Tommee Tippee Cups Recalled for Mold Hazard
About the Sippie Cup Recall
The Tommee Tippee Sippie Cup recall is unique as the cause of the recall is not something that anyone would think check for: mold.
3,000 people reported sighting mold in the removable one-piece valve of the cups. This has outraged many people because the cups are a popular item among parents and their children.
The reports and the recent recall done by Mayborn USA has brought a major drop in the company’s sales.
Along with the 3,000 reports of mold, there have also been 68 reports of children experiencing vomiting, diarrhea as well as other forms of sickness.
Mold Poses Significant Danger to Children
Mold can be very harmful to anyone who ingests it. Gastrointestinal symptoms and infections are a particular risk those who already have a weak immune systems, like small children. Further complicating matters is that mold is the single most misdiagnosed illness in the United States.
There are different levels of mold symptoms. Some basic symptoms of mold include, sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, headaches, etc. More advanced symptoms of mold include nose bleeds, weight loss, loss of appetite, memory loss (short term), and hair loss. Severe symptoms include blindness, brain damage, bleeding lungs, cancer, and even death.
Mold is a very dangerous thing and it is important that people be aware of the symptoms and signs.
The best thing to do is to stop using the cups and contact the store which it was purchased.
If you have any questions that you would like to report please don’t hesitate to call the company toll free at 877-248-6922.