Over 5K Capri Sun cases recalled for cleaning solution contamination

Kraft Heinz is taking more than 5,000 cases of its baby drink Capri Sun out of retail. company announced a voluntary recall via press release on Friday. Kraft recalled 5,760 cases of Capri Sun ‘Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drink Blend’ beverages for possible cleaning solution contamination.

The diluted cleaning solution made its way into Capri Sun Juice pouches during production at one of its factories. It’s unclear whether this was an employee error, but Kraft says the solution was “inadvertently introduced into a production line.” The general purpose of the solution is to clean food processing equipment.

The contamination error appears to have slipped from previous factory workers. The company didn’t know about the health hazard until many people complained about Capri Sun. At this time, it is not clear how many people have complained or if anyone has had a serious illness after that. product intake,

As expected, the company is working closely with retailers and distributors to bring potential contamination under control. The company says that customers can return the respective Capri Suns to the place of purchase for a refund.

Kraft also said that they are “committed to maintaining the highest safety and quality standards” in their statement.

At this time, it is unknown how many cases the company has already collected as of Friday’s recall. However, it revealed the “best when used” date on the affected Capri Sons as June 25, 2023. The image below describes the recalled products.

A screenshot shows the recalled Capri Sun beverages that probably contain a diluted solution used to clean food processing equipment. Source: Kraft Henzu

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