We have a consumer alert you need to hear about -- especially now that it's getting colder out, and a lot of you are looking for ways to warm up.

The government is recalling a hot cocoa maker, made under the brand name, West Bend.

It was sold at stores like Bed Bath And Beyond, and online at Amazon.com, over the last eight years.

The company now says, the hot cocoa maker can suddenly leak hot, toxic lead.

To read more about the recall, click here.