Trader Joe’s Issues Voluntary Recall of Triple Ginger Brew
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For Immediate Release
December 15, 2015
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Trader Joe’s of Monrovia, CA is issuing a voluntary recall of all codes purchased from 11/9/15 through 12/14/15 of Triple Ginger Brew (SKU 51857) due to reports of unopened bottles potentially bursting. Although the ginger brew does not pose a health risk if consumed, all product has been removed from store shelves and destroyed. No injuries or illnesses have been reported to date.
This precautionary action comes after the company received inquiries from customers that had experienced unopened bottles shattering or bursting. The potentially affected product was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide. Trader Joe’s Triple Ginger Brew is sold in 25.4 FL OZ (750 mL) glass bottles.
Customers who have purchased the Trader Joe’s Triple Ginger Brew are encouraged to handle it with care and dispose of it immediately in an outside container. Trader Joe’s will provide a refund to customers who purchased the Triple Ginger Brew at any of their store locations. Customers can call the company’s Customer Relations at (626) 599-3817 6:00AM-6:00PM PST, Monday – Friday, with any questions.
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm477562.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.629.7263.