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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.

Recall #F-447-9.

CODE
Sell by 15 SEP 99 CVSA.

MANUFACTURER
Springdale Ice Cream & Beverage, Cincinnati, Ohio.

RECALLED BY
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).

DISTRIBUTION
Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina.

QUANTITY
8,697 cases (104,364) cans were distributed.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.