PITTSBURGH (CBS) – Kraft Heinz is recalling Country Time Lemonade and Kool-Aid Tropical Punch soft drinks because they may contain very small pieces of metal and glass.
The company told CBS MoneyWatch in an emailed statement the recall concerns certain powdered beverages sold as 19-ounce, 82-ounce, and “takeaway bars” because the tiny particles may have been included in the production process.
The recalled products involve a number of “Best When Used” dates from June 13, 2023 to October 3, 2023. Not all products in the date range are subject to the recall. , so consumers should call the company at 1 (855) 713-9237 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastern time to see if the UPC code on their product is included.
Due to the small size of the particles in some products, accidental ingestion is unlikely to result in injury or illness, according to Kraft Heinz, citing third-party medical professionals. But the company said people should not consume the recalled powders and instead dispose of or return them as required. items to the store for a refund.
There have been no complaints or consumer reports of illness associated with the recalled products.
Costco on Friday posted an announcement for Kool-Aid Tropical Punch Mix on its website says the recall has been notified by Kraft Heinz and the Food and Drug Administration. As of late Tuesday morning, the FDA had not posted the recall notice on its website.
Start Bros. Markets also posted a recall for 8 quarts of Kool-Aid Tropical Punch with UPC code: 43000953500 and expires September 1, 2023. The area grocery chain has 170 stores in Southern California.
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