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Florida company recalls Goya, Great Value Malta beverages




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U.S. Food and Drug Administration
February 23, 2012 | 1997 views | Post a comment

The Florida Brewery, Inc. is recalling certain lots of Goya, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal, and SuperMax brand non-alcoholic malta beverages packaged in 7-oz bottles because glass on the exterior of the bottles may break when the twist-off cap is removed from the bottle and can result in cuts to the mouth. To date, the Company has received two reports of consumers experiencing cuts to the mouth.

The Goya, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal, and SuperMax brand malta beverage lot codes being recalled are:

Goya
Lot Code
12/01/13
12/08/13
12/27/13
12/28/13
12/29/13
01/06/13
UPC 041331040068

Great Value
Lot Code
1/05/13
1/06/13
UPC 681131762793


The lot codes are printed directly on the bottles above the label.

The Florida Brewery distributed the 7-oz Goya, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal, and SuperMax brand malta beverages in Florida, Texas, Georgia, California and Puerto Rico during the period December 8, 2011 to February 1, 2012.

About the Recall

The Florida Brewery is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to execute the recall.

The recall only affects the brands and lot codes listed above.

The Florida Brewery learned of this issue from consumer reports and initiated an investigation. The Company's investigation continues and it is taking steps to ensure that all appropriate measures are taken.

Information for Consumers

Consumers who are in possession of products with lot numbers listed above should return the product to the place of purchase. Consumers will receive either a full refund, product replacement, coupon or product credit.

Consumers can call The Florida Brewery's consumer hotline at 1-866-872-8860 weekdays between 8am and 8pm eastern standard time, and weekends between 8am and 5pm eastern standard time to obtain additional details on the recall and the product return process.

Photos of product labels

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Retirada voluntaria del mercado de bebidas de malta de las marcas Goy a, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal y SuperMax en botellas de 7 onzas debido a un posible riesgo para Ia salud

La empresa Florida Brewery, Inc. esta retirando del mercado algunos lotes de bebidas de malta sin alcohol de las marcas Goya, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal y SuperMax, ya que el vidrio en la parte exterior de las botellas se puede partir al quitar la tapa desenroscable de la botella y puede ocasionar cortadas en la boca. Hasta la fecha, la empresa ha recibido dos informes de consumidores que han sufrido cortadas en la boca

Los codigos de los lotes de las bebidas de malta de las marcas Goya, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal y SuperMax que se estan retirando del mercado son los que se indican a continuacion:

Goya
Codig o de lote
12/01/13
12/08/13
12/27/13
12/28/13
12/29/13
01/06/13
Codig o de Barras 041331040068

Great Value
Codig o de lote
1/05/13
1/06/13
Codig o de barras 681131762793

Los codigos de los lotes estan impresos directamente en las botellas encima de Ia etiqueta.

La empresa Florida Brewery distribuy6 bebidas de malta de 7 onzas de las marcas Goya, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal y SuperMax en Florida, Texas, Georgia, California y Puerto Rico durante el periodo comprendido entre el 8 de diciembre de 2011 yell de febrero de 2012.

Acerca de Ia retirada del mercado

La empresa Florida Brewery esta trabajando conjuntamente con la Administraci6n de Drogas y Alimentos (Food and Drug Administration, FDA) de los Estados Unidos para llevar a cabo la retirada del mercado.

La retirada del mercado afecta linicamente a las marcas y los c6digos de lotes indicados anteriormente.

La empresa Florida Brewery se entero de este asunto a traves de informes de consumidores e inici6 una investigaci6n. La investigaci6n sigue en pie y la empresa esta haciendo todo lo posible para asegurarse de que se tomen todas las medidas necesarias.

Informacion para los consumidores

Los consumidores que tengan productos con los mimeros de lote indicados anteriormente, de ben devolver dichos productos allugar en donde fueron adquiridos. Los consumidores recibinin uno de los siguientes: reembolso completo, sustituci6n del producto, cup6n o credito para comprar productos.

Los consumidores pueden Hamar a la linea directa de la empresa Florida Brewery al 1- 866-872-8860 de lunes a viemes entre las 8:00a.m. y las 8:00p.m. hora del este (EST) y los fines de semana entre las 8:00a.m. y las 5:00p.m. hora del este para obtener mas detalles sabre la retirada del mercado y sabre el proceso de devoluci6n del producto.

Fotos de las etiquetas de los productos
 
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