PhotoIllume of Bloomington, Minn., is recalling about 12,300 “Love Today” ceramic coffee mugs.


The mugs were mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic print on the mug can spark, posing a fire hazard.


There are three reports of mugs sparking during microwaving. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves 14-oz., white ceramic coffee mugs with “Love Today” printed in gold metallic on the outside of mug. “Microwave Safe” and “Illume” are printed on a removable label on the bottom of the mug.


The mugs, manufactured in China, were sold exclusively at Target Stores nationwide and online at between December 2015, and January 2016, for about $8.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mugs and return them to Target for a full refund.


Consumers may contact Illume toll-free at 888-245-5863 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at for more information.



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