The Kraft Heinz Company issued a voluntary recall of select Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice beverages Friday after a diluted cleaning solution used on food processing equipment was “inadvertently introduced” into a production line at their factory.
The multinational issued a warning statement about the contamination on its website with information about the particular units believed to be affected by this error and subsequent recall. Kraft Heinz estimates approximately 5,760 cases of the beverage are unsafe.
The company announced Friday that it is recalling 5,760 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend beverages after diluted cleaning solution.
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Kraft Heinz has advised consumers that only the Wild Cherry flavored Capri Sun products that meet specific criteria pose a risk. The affected units have a ‘Best When Used By’ date of June 25, 2023, and are limited to the 6.6 oz individual foil pouches packed in paperboard cartons. “Cases shipped to retailers include 4 cartons that are shrink-wrapped together. Product is sold by the carton at retail,” Kraft Heinz stated on its website.
Yikes! Kraft Heinz recalls over 5,000 cases of wild cherry-flavored Capri Suns for possible cleaning solution contamination. https://t.co/6Hr3OntD4d
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The company reports that several people who consumed the affected products contacted them with complaints about the beverage’s taste and in response is “actively working with retail partners and distributors” to ensure all potentially harmful units are removed from circulation.(RELATED: Biden’s FDA Has Reportedly Not Proven Any Babies Died From Baby Formula)
Consumers who have purchased the affected products are cautioned not to consume the beverage, and have been instructed to return it to the store from which it was purchased.
The Kraft Heinz Company says it remains “committed to upholding the highest safety and quality standards,” according to its statement.