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March 14, 2002

Coca-Cola North America Has Recalled Barq's Root Beer (No Caffeine)

Atlanta, GA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Coca-Cola North America has recalled Barq's Root Beer (No Caffeine) beverage in 12 oz. cans packaged in 6 packs and 12 packs, and 20 oz. PET bottles, and Barq's Caffeine-Free Root Beer syrup, 5 gallon BIB (Bag-In-Box) containers for Fountain Beverage dispensing equipment.

PRODUCT
Barq's Root Beer (No Caffeine) beverage in 12 oz. cans
packaged in 6 packs and 12 packs, and 20 oz. PET bottles, and Barq's Caffeine-Free Root Beer syrup, 5 gallon BIB (Bag-In-Box) containers for Fountain Beverage dispensing equipment. Recall # F-320-2.

CODE
12 oz. cans in 6 packs and 12 packs
FEB1802SWA
FEB1802SWB
FEB1802TOC
MAR1102TOC;

20 oz. PET
AUG2001SWD;

5 gallon BIB (Bag-In-Box)
C108051401
C106052001.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Coca-Cola North America, Atlanta, GA, by telephone and letter of June 18, 2001.

Manufacturer: Coca-Cola Fountain, Ontario, CA; Swire Coca-Cola, Salt Lake City, UT. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.

REASON
Product is labeled as not containing caffeine when it actually does.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
31,920 12 oz. cans;
1,543 20 oz. PET bottles;
120/5 gal. BIB containers.

DISTRIBUTION
AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, NE, NV, OR, UT, WA and WY
.

 
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