Ladies, if you are anything like us you probably make most of your tea at home the old fashion way over the stove,but we wanted share this recent RECALL notice with you just incase you’ve stopped at your local convenience or grocery store and grabbed a quick drink for yourself or the kids. Please read the recent recall press release from United States Food and Drug Administration
Recall: FIRM PRESS RELEASE
The Sweet Leaf Tea Company Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tea in Glass Bottles
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For Immediate Release
December 10, 2015
Sweet Leaf 1-877-832-5323
Firm Press Release
The Sweet Leaf Tea Company announced today that it is voluntarily recalling Sweet Leaf® Tea in 16 ounce glass bottles out of an abundance of caution because of the possible presence of glass fragments. This was the result of glass breakage during the filling process. Consumers could potentially be cut or injured if ingested. The company has received 4 complaints of glass in the product. No injuries were reported.
The voluntary recall is limited to specific production codes of Sweet Leaf® Tea, as follows, which were distributed between February 27, 2015 and December 6, 2015. Only 16 ounce glass bottles are affected, and only those listed below:
PLEASE VISIT FDA WEBSITE (LINK SHARED ABOVE) TO DETERMINE IF YOU MAY HAVE A BOTTLE OF RECALLED PRODUCT
The Sweet Leaf Tea Company is committed to ensuring the quality and safety of all of its products. All recalled products are being removed from store shelves. Consumers who have any of the glass products with the affected date codes should not drink the product, can contact the Sweet Leaf toll-free number 1-877-832-5323 Monday through Friday 8am – 8pm EST for replacement product, or return the product to the store of purchase for a refund.
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of and in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.