Saturday, November 26, 2011

RECALL ALERT: Sweetened Dried Cranberries

Ocean Spray is recalling certain lots of packaged and bulk original flavor Craisins -- sweetened dried cranberries -- because they may be contaminated with small, hairlike metal particles.
Ocean Spray announced the voluntary recall late Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. A spokeswoman for the company could not immediately comment on the timing of the recall following one of the most cranberry-centric holidays of the year.
Company officials say certain lots of Craisins in 5-ounce, 10-ounce and 48-ounce packages are affected by the recall, as well as bulk sweetened dried cranberries in 10-pound packages.
The recalled product lots (only dates followed by the letter M are affected) are:
  • 5-oz. Craisins UPC: 00293-000 Best By Dates/Letter: Oct 27 2012 M
  • 10-oz. Craisins UPC: 29456-000 and 29464-000 Best By Dates/Letter: Oct 27 2012 M, Oct 28 2012 M, Oct 29 2012 M
  • 48-oz. Craisins UPC: 00678-318 Best By Dates/Letter: Oct 27 2012 M, Oct 28 2012 M, Nov 3 2012 M, Nov 4 2012 M, Nov 5 2012 M, Nov 6 2012 M, Nov 7 2012 M, Nov 10 2012 M, Nov 11 2012 M.
  • 10-lb. bulk ingredient & food service UPC: 03477-000 Best By Dates/Letter: 30 Oct 2013 M, 31 Oct 2013 M, 1 Nov 2013 M, 5 Nov 2013 M. 
  • Ocean Spray urged consumers to destroy the product, save the UPC label and Best By dates and contact the Ocean Spray consumer hotline at 1-800-662-3263.

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