If you've purchased one of these little doo-dads, take it back. Atico International is recalling the little devil because apparently the heating element can "forcefully separate from its base during the brewing cycle" and reek havoc.
I should say so. Holy cats. "Forcefully separate"? Doesn't that sort of imply ... explosion?
Care for some espresso? Something in a projectile perhaps?
Shades of Stephen King - attack of the killer espresso maker.
Consumers should immediately stop using the EspressoExpress™ and contact Atico International USA, Inc. toll-free at (877) 546-4835 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at www.aticousa.com
You can read the recall notice here.