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July 11, 2002

Recall Update: Stewartís Beverages Recall is Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released the following information.

PRODUCT
Stewartís brand beverages in assorted flavors as follows:
a) ORIGINAL Stewart'S BIRCH-BEER, COLD-BREWED DRAFT, STEWART'S SINCE 1924, 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S  BEVERAGES, WHITE PLAINS, NY. Barcode # 98794 29401. Bottled in clear glass bottles with red and yellow lettering. Recall # F-545-2
b) ORIGINAL Stewart'S GINGER-BEER, OLD-FASHIONED, SPICY GINGER ALE, 12  FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC. DENVER, CO 80202 (applied ceramic label) or BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP., DENVER, CO. (pressure sensitive label).
Barcode # 98794 70300. Bottled in amber glass bottles with yellow and green lettering. Recall # F-546-2.
c) ORIGINAL Stewart'S ROOT-BEER, COLD-BREWED DRAFT SINCE 1924., 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC. DENVER, CO 80202 (applied ceramic label) or BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP., DENVER, CO. (pressure sensitive label).
Barcode # 98794 30300. Bottled in amber glass bottles with orange and white lettering. Recall # F-547-2.

ORIGINAL Stewart'S ROOT-BEER, 16 FL.OZ., 473 mL, COLD-BREWED DRAFT SINCE 1924. Bottled under authority of Stewart's
Beverages, Inc., Denver, CO. Barcode # 98794 30316. Bottled In barrel-shaped, amber bottles with orange and white lettering.
ORIGINAL Stewart'S ROOT-BEER, COLD-BREWED DRAFT SINCE 1924, 32 FL.OZ.,
947 mL. Bottled under authority of Cable Car Beverage
Corp., Denver, CO. Barcode # 98794 30700. Bottled in amber glass bottles with orange and white lettering.
d) DIET Stewart'S ROOT-BEER, COLD-BREWED DRAFT SINCE 1924. 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC., DENVER, CO. (applied ceramic label and pressure sensitive label). Barcode # 98794 50500. Bottled in amber glass bottles with orange and white lettering. Recall # F-548-2.
DIET Stewart'S ROOT-BEER, 16 FL.OZ., 473 mL, COLD-BREWED DRAFT SINCE 1924. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, WHITE PLAINS,
NY. Barcode # 98794 50516. Bottled in amber glass, barrel-shaped bottles with orange and white lettering.
DIET Stewart'S ROOT-BEER, COLD-BREWED DRAFT SINCE 1924., 32 FL. OZ.,
947 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC., DENVER,
CO. Barcode # 98794 50700. Bottled in amber glass bottles with orange and white lettering.
e) Stewart'S WISHNIAK BLACK-CHERRY, STEWART'S SINCE 1924, 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, WHITE PLAINS, NY. Barcode # 98794 29301. Bottled in clear glass bottles with purple, red and white lettering.
Recall # F-549-2;
f) Stewart'S GRAPE-SODA, 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC., DENVER, CO. (applied ceramic label) or BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP DENVER., CO. (pressure sensitive label).
Barcode # 98794 01212. Bottled in clear glass bottles with purple, green, and white lettering. Recall # F-550-2.
Stewart'S GRAPE-SODA, 16 FL.OZ., 473 mL. Bottled under authority of Cable Car Beverage Corp. Denver, CO. Barcode #98794 01216. Bottled in clear glass, barrel-shaped bottles with purple, green, and white lettering.
g) Stewart'S KEY LIME, 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC., DENVER, CO. (applied ceramic label) or BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP DENVER, CO. (pressure sensitive label).
Barcode # 98794 90112. Bottled in clear glass bottles with green and white lettering.
Stewart'S KEY LIME, 16 FL.OZ., 473 mL. Bottled under
authority of Cable Car Corp Denver, CO. Barcode # 98794 90016.
Bottled in clear glass, barrel-shaped bottles with green and white lettering.
Stewart'S Classic KEY LIME, 32 FL.OZ., 947 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP., DENVER, CO. Barcode # 98794 90132. Bottled in clear glass bottles with green and white lettering. Recall # F-551-2;
h) ORIGINAL Stewart'S PEACH-SODA, JUICY, PEACH FLAVOR! 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC.,
DENVER, CO. (applied ceramic label and pressure sensitive label). Barcode # 98794 71512. Bottled in clear glass bottles with peach and white lettering. Recall # F-552-2;
i) ORIGINAL Stewart'S CREAM-SODA, GREAT OLD-FASHIONED TASTE, 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP., DENVER, CO. Barcode # 98794 20300. Bottled in clear glass bottles with red and white lettering.
ORIGINAL Stewart'S CREAM-SODA, 16 FL.OZ., 473 mL, GREAT OLD-FASHIONED TASTE! Bottled under authority of Stewart's Beverages, Inc. Denver, CO. Barcode # 98794 20316. Bottled in clear glass, barrel-shaped bottles with red and white lettering.
ORIGINAL Stewart'S CREAM-SODA, GREAT OLD-FASHIONED TASTE! 32
FL.OZ. 947 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC.,
DENVER, CO. Barcode # 98794 20700. Bottled in clear glass bottles with red and white lettering. Recall # F-553-2;
j) ORIGINAL Stewart'S CREAM-SODA Soda mousse, 355 mL, GREAT OLD-FASHIONED
TASTE! Stewart's Beverages, Inc.,Denver, CO. (applied ceramic label).
Barcode # 98794 20309. Bottled in clear glass bottles with red and white lettering.
Recall # F-554-2;
k) Stewart'S CHERRIES N'CREAM, 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP DENVER, CO 80202 (pressure sensitive label) or BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC., DENVER, CO. (applied ceramic label). Barcode # 98794 90212.
Bottled in clear glass bottles with red and white lettering.
Stewart'S CHERRIES N'CREAM, 16 FL.OZ., 473 mL. Bottled under authority of Cable Car Beverage Corp., Denver, CO. Barcode # 98794
90216. Bottled in clear glass, barrel-shaped bottles with red and white lettering.
Stewart'S Old-Fashioned CHERRIES N'CREAM, 32 FL.OZ., 947 mL.
BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP DENVER, CO.
Barcode # 98794 90232. Bottled in clear glass bottles with red, beige and white lettering. Recall # F-555-2;
l) Stewart'S ORANGE N'CREAM since 1924., 12 FL. OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC. DENVER, CO 80202 (applied ceramic label) or BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP., DENVER, CO. (pressure sensitive label). Barcode # 98794 80300. Bottled in clear glass bottles with green and white lettering.
Stewart'S ORANGE N'CREAM since 1924., 16 FL.OZ. 473 mL.
Bottled under authority of Cable Car Beverage Corp., Denver, CO. Barcode # 98794 80316. Bottled in clear glass, barrel-shaped bottles with green and white lettering.
ORIGINAL Stewart'S Country ORANGE N'CREAM since 1924., 32 FL.OZ., 947 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF CABLE CAR BEVERAGE CORP DENVER, CO. Barcode # 98794 80700. Bottled in clear glass bottles with green and white lettering.
Recall # F-556-2;
n) DIET Stewart'S (and Diet Stewart'S Country) ORANGE N'CREAM since 1924, 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, INC., DENVER, CO. (applied ceramic label and pressure sensitive label). Barcode # 98794. Bottled in
clear glass bottles with green and white lettering.
Recall # F-557-2;
o) Stewart'S STRAWBERRIES N'CREAM, 12 FL.OZ., 355 mL.
BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF STEWART'S BEVERAGES, WHITE PLAINS, NY.
(applied ceramic label). Barcode # 98794 29501. Bottled in clear glass bottles with red, green and white lettering. Recall # F-558-2.

CODE
All bottling codes on the market at the time of the initiation of the recall, 12/18/01, bearing plant code "CT 571" which were distributed from August 2001 through December 18, 2001.
This code usually appears on the shoulder of the bottle on the 12-oz. and 32-oz. glass bottles and near the seam of the 16-oz. barrel bottle. Dark bottles should be tipped and held towards the light for easier viewing.
Continue to turn the bottle until black ink jet code is visible.
Barcode Numbers:
12 oz. Birch Beer - 98794 29401
12 oz. Ginger Beer - 98794 70300
12 oz. Root Beer - 98794 30300
16 oz. Root Beer - 98794 30316
32 oz. Root Beer - 98794 30700
12 oz. Diet Root Beer - 98794 50500
16 oz. Diet Root Beer - 98794 50516
32 oz. Diet Root Beer - 98795 50700
12 oz. Black Cherry - 98794 29301
12 oz. Grape Soda - 98794 01212
16 oz. Grape Soda - 98794 01216
12 oz. Key Lime - 98794 90112
16 oz. Key Lime - 98794 90116
32 oz. Key Lime - 98794 90132
12 oz. Peach Soda -98794 71512
12 oz. Cream Soda - 98794 20300
16 oz. Cream Soda - 98794 20316
32 oz. Cream Soda - 98794 20700
12 oz. Cream Soda Soda Mousse - 98794 20309
12 oz. Cherries N'Cream - 98794 90212
16 oz. Cherries N Cream - 98794 90216
32 oz. Cherries N'Cream - 98794 90232
12 oz. Orange N'Cream - 98794 80300
16 oz. Orange N'Cream - 98794 80316
32 oz. Orange N'Cream - 98794 80700
12 oz. Diet Orange N'Cream - 98794 80500
12 oz. Strawberries N'Cream - 98794 29501.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Stewartís Beverages, Inc., White Plains, NY, by telephone beginning on December 14, 2001 and by letters on December 18 and 26, 2001.

Manufacturer: Hillside Bottling Corp., Hillside, NJ.
Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The products may be contaminated with ammonia.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
Unknown.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

 
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