Arizona Tea, Country Time, Kool-Aid & Tang Drinks Recall


Country Time Lemonade, Tang, Arizona Tea & Kool-Aid Drinks Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Kraft Heinz, a Chicago, Illinois establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Arizona Tea, Country Time Lemonade, Kool-Aid and Tang Powdered Drinks from the American marketplace due to suspected metal fragment and/or glass fragment contamination and consequential risks of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

FDA: http://ht.ly/kP3s30s1BLc

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/kraft-heinz-voluntarily-recalls-select-country-time-lemonade-tang-arizona-tea-powdered-beverages-and

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Powdered Beverage products are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • Arizona Arnold Palmer, sold in 73-ounce containers with a best-before date between 08/05/23 through 09/10/23 with a UPC of 043000086643
  • Countrty Time Half & Half 8QT/12, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 9/13/2023 through 9/14/23 with a UPC of 043000046005
  • Country Time Half & Half 34 QT/6, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/24/23 with a UPC of 043000046012
  • Country Time Lemonade 12 qt, sold in 29-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/10/23 with a UPC of 043000951194
  • Country Time Lemonade Drink Mix, 6-pack case, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 6/20/2023 through 8/12/23 with a UPC of 043000951170
  • Country Time Lemonade, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/11/2023 through 09/11/23 with a UPC of 043000951170
  • Country Time Lemonade, sold in 63-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/8/2023 through 9/6/23 with a UPC of 043000082195
  • Country Time Lemonade, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/6/2023 through 10/22/23 with a UPC of 043000928608
  • Country Time On The Go Lemonade 10 pack, sold in 6.7-ounce containers with a best-before date between 9/20/2023 through 10/04/23 with a UPC of 43000010983
  • Country Time Original Lemonade, sold in 2.4 kilogram containers with a best-before date of 9/15/23 with a UPC of 661880533800
  • Country Time Pink Lemonade, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/30/2023 through 9/13/23 with a UPC of 043000951149
  • Country Time Pink Lemonade, sold in 63-ounce containers with a best-before date between 9/6/2023 through 9/7/23 with a UPC of 043000082188
  • Country Time Pink Lemonade, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/20/2023 through 9/27/23 with a UPC of 043000928615
  • Country Time Pink Lemonade, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/20/23 with a UPC of 043000928615
  • Country Time Pink Lemonade, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date of 9/17/23 with a UPC of 043000928615
  • Country Time Powdered Soft Drink Sugar Sweetened Lemonade, pack of 4, sold in 116-ounce containers with a best-before date between 5/10/2023 through 8/10/23 with a UPC of 043000075388
  • Export CT Half & Half 8QT/12, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date of 9/14/23 with a UPC of 430000460000
  • Export CT Hlf & Hlf 34 QT/6, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/24/23 with a UPC of 430000460100
  • Export KA CHRY SS 8 QT Korea EXP 12, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/8/2023 through 8/9/23 with a UPC of 430000341600
  • Export SSKA Trop Pnch 12, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 9/5/2023 through 9/6/23 with a UPC of 430009535000
  • Export SSKA Trop Pnch 6, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/18/23 with a UPC of 04300001464
  • Export Tang Orange 6 QT 12, sold in 20-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/9/23 with a UPC of 430000322700
  • Kool-Aid Tropical Punch On The Go 10 pack, sold in 6.6-ounce containers with a best-before date between 10/19/2023 through 11/01/23 with a UPC of 043000023464
  • Kool-Aid Raspberry Lemonade, sold in 20-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/5/2023 through 10/18/23 with a UPC of 043000954072
  • Kool-Aid Tropical Punch, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 6/12/2023 through 10/20/23 with a UPC of 043000953501
  • Kool-Aid Tropical Punch, sold in 63-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/12/2023 through 9/22/23 with a UPC of 043000082164
  • Kool-Aid Tropical Punch, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/18/2023 through 9/22/23 with a UPC of 043000957400
  • Kool-Aid Tropical Punch, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/31/2023 through 10/06/23 with a UPC of 043000957400
  • Kool-Aid Twin pack Tropical Punch, sold in 63-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/16/2023 through 8/17/23 with a UPC of 043000089712
  • Kool-Aid Cherry, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/9/23 with a UPC of 043000953532
  • Kool-Aid Strawberry Cherry, sold in 63-ounce containers with a best-before date of 10/2/23 with a UPC of 043000082201
  • Kool-Aid Strawberry, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 10/18/2023 through 10/19/23 with a UPC of 043000953556
  • Kool-Aid Tropical Punch, sold in 19-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/31/2023 through 10/19/23 with a UPC of 043000953501
  • Kool-Aid Tropical Punch, sold in 82.5-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/17/2023 through 10/05/23 with a UPC of 043000957400
  • Tang Guava Pineapple, sold in 18-ounce containers with a best-before date of 8/13/23 with a UPC of 043000064511
  • Tang Orange, sold in 2.2 kilogram containers with a best-before date between 8/20/2023 through 8/21/23 with a UPC of 661880575900
  • Tang Orange, sold in 20-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/6/2023 through 10/23/23 with a UPC of 043000032275
  • Tang Orange, sold in 20-ounce containers with a best-before date between 5/15/2023 through 10/22/23 with a UPC of 043000032275
  • Tang Orange, sold in 58.9-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/11/2023 through 10/04/23 with a UPC of 043000082171
  • Tang Orange, sold in 72-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/21/2023 through 9/20/23 with a UPC of 043000032268
  • Tang Orange, sold in 72-ounce containers with a best-before date between 8/22/2023 through 9/28/23 with a UPC of 043000032268

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Powdered Beverage products’ packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Powdered Beverage products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in all US states although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution outside the country. Some of these Powdered Beverage products have been recalled in Canada. You can read our coverage of this recall notification here: https://wp.me/p2bVty-jsw. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the FDA, Kraft Heinz has recalled certain batch/lots of Country Time Lemonade, Tang, Arizona Tea and Kool-Aid Powdered Drinks from the American marketplace due to suspected metal fragment and/or glass fragment contamination. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Powdered Beverage products identified above.

In general, if bone, glass, metal, plastic and/or rubber fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Country Time Lemonade, Tang, Arizona Tea and Kool-Aid Powdered Drinks, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Powdered Beverage products to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat choking, oral injury, internal ingestion, GI tract laceration damage and bowel obstruction.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Kraft Heinz US Consumer Relations at 1-855-713-9237 or Kraft Heinz Canada Consumer Relations at 1-855-268-1775 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Arizona Tea, Country Time Lemonade, Kool-Aid and Tang Powdered Drinks, please search for “Arizona Tea”, “Country Time Lemonade”, “Kool-Aid” and/or “Tang”, as applicable, or more generically, “beverages” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Glass and/or Metal Fragment contamination, please search for “glass” and/or “metal”, as applicable, or more generically, “fragment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Choking hazards, please search for “Choking” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Ingestion hazards, please search for “ingestion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Laceration hazards, please search for “Laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Bowel Obstruction hazards, please search for “bowel” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Kraft Heinz, please search for “Kraft Heinz” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Arizona Tea brand, please search for “Arizona Tea” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Country Time Lemonade brand, please search for “Country Time” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Kool-Aid brand, please search for “Kool-Aid” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Tang brand, please search for “Tang” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 15185-2021
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