FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
June 16, 1999
Big K Koolers Sweet Tea Recalled
Cincinnati, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that The Kroger Company is recalling Big K (Kroger
brand) Koolers Sweet Tea, in 11.5 fluid ounce cans, because the product may be
contaminated with yeast.
Sell by 15 SEP 99 CVSA.
Springdale Ice Cream & Beverage, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Kroger Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, by electronic mail on April 21, 1999,
followed by telephone and fax. Completed recall resulted from sample analysis and
follow-up by the Indiana State Department of Health, Food Protection Program (ISDH).
Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Illinois,
Missouri, Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina.
8,697 cases (104,364) cans were distributed.