When an unsafe or defective product hits the market, companies will recall the product as soon as possible to avoid liability.
BMW recalled four models of its electric vehicles in August due to a battery fire hazard.
Also in August, Kraft Heinz (KHC) recalled 5,760 cases of its Wild Cherry Flavored Capri Sun Juice Pouches, or approximately 230,000 juice pouches, which may have been accidentally contaminated with a cleaning solution. A diluted form of a cleaning solution used to clean food processing equipment was “inadvertently introduced into a production line” at one of the company’s factories, according to a company statement.
Kraft Heinz became aware of the contamination after consumers called to complain about the drinks’ odd taste.
These contaminated juice pouches are easily identifiable with an expiration date of June 25, 2023. Consumers who believe they have purchased contaminated pouches can contact Kraft Heinz at 800-280-8252 to arrange a refund.
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Be Careful Drinking These Starbucks Coffees
Starbucks fans (SBUX) beverages have been on the lookout over the past year for beverages that may be undrinkable.
These drinks may not have been poured at a Starbucks coffee shop, although they could have been purchased at any of the chain’s stores.
Pepsico (DYNAMISM) , which produces and sells Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso beverages in cans nationwide, recalled more than 250,000 cases of beverages on Sept. 26, 2021, but not for bacterial contamination or foreign matter in the beverage. The company recalled the drinks because the cans contained faulty seals that could cause the drinks to spoil prematurely, BGR Media reported.
The beverage company recalled three flavors of Starbucks beverage: Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso, Espresso & Cream (6.5 fl. oz.), Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso, Espresso & Light Cream (6.5 fl. Salted Caramel Cream (6.5 fluid ounces). ounces). The company has recalled 85,956 cases of each drink, which had an expiration date of March 28, 2022. The drinks are all expected to be off the market now, but consumers could return them to the retailer where they purchased them for a refund if necessary. they still had them.
The recalls ended March 3, according to Food and Drug Administration enforcement reports for Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso, Espresso & Cream; Espresso and light creamand Espresso & Salted Caramel Cream.
The story repeats itself
History can repeat itself, however, but this time it’s a little different. Pepsico issued a recall Aug. 15 in seven states for Starbucks Vanilla Espresso Triple Shot beverages in 15-ounce bottles because the beverages may be contaminated with metal fragments. Pepsico would have issued the reminder in Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
A September 8 FDA Application Report said Pepsico recalled 221 cases of the drink. Since cases of the drink contain 12 bottles, the beverage company recalled a total of 2,652 drinks. An expiration date for the beverages has not yet been provided and an end date for the recall has not been determined.