When an unsafe or defective product hits the market, companies will recall the product as soon as possible to avoid liability.
Cars have been some of the most common recalls in recent months. Ford (F) On September 1, recalled nearly 500,000 vehicles for blower motor and rear-view camera problems.
In August, BMW recalled four models of its electric cars due to the risk of battery fires.
Then in August, Kraft Heinz (DIFFERENT) 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 cleaning solution. A diluted form of a cleaning solution used to clean food processing equipment was “inadvertently introduced into a production line”[ads1]; 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 strange taste of the drinks.
These contaminated juice pouches are easily identified with a “Best When Used By” date of June 25, 2023. Consumers who believe they may have purchased contaminated pouches can contact Kraft Heinz at 800-280-8252 to arrange a refund.
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Be careful about drinking the Starbucks coffees
Fans of Starbucks (SEX) beverages has been on the lookout for drinks that may be unsafe for consumption in the past year.
These drinks may not have been poured at a Starbucks cafe, although they may have been purchased at one of the chain’s locations.
PepsiCo (PEP) , which manufactures and sells Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso beverages in cans nationwide, on September 26, 2021, recalled over 250,000 cases of the beverages, but not for bacterial contamination or foreign matter in the beverage. The company recalled the drinks, as the cans contained defective seals that could lead to premature spoilage of the drinks, BGR Media reported.
The beverage company recalled three flavors of the Starbucks drink: Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso, Espresso & Cream (6.5 fluid ounces), Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso, Espresso & Light Cream (6.5 fluid ounces) and Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso, Espresso & Salted Caramel Fluid Cream (6. ounces). The company recalled 85,956 cases of each drink, which had a best-by date of March 28, 2022. The drinks should all be off the market now, but consumers could return them to the retailer where they bought them for a refund if they still had them.
The recalls ended March 3, according to Food and Drug Administration reports for Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso, Espresso & Cream; Espresso & Light Cream, and Espresso & Salted Caramel Cream.
History repeats itself
However, history may repeat itself, but this time it’s a little different. Pepsico issued a recall on August 15 in seven states for Starbucks Vanilla Espresso Triple Shot drinks in 15-ounce bottles, as the drinks may be contaminated with metal fragments. Pepsico reportedly issued the recall in Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
A Sept. 8 FDA report said Pepsico recalled 221 cases of the drink. Since boxes of the drink contain 12 bottles, the beverage company recalled a total of 2,652 drinks. An expiration date for the drinks has not yet been announced, and an end date for the recall has not been set.