If You Bought This Beer, Throw It Out Wearing Gloves and a Face Shield
The recalled beer poses a possible injury risk and should be handled carefully.
A popular brand of beer is being recalled over issues with the product that can cause cans to swell or even explode. In their statement to customers, Eugene, Oregon-based Oakshire Brewing announced that individuals who purchased the beer in question should not only throw it out, but should don PPE to do so. Read on to discover if the drinks in your fridge are affected by the recall. And for more drinks to ditch, If You Have This Coffee at Home, the FDA Says Get Rid of It Now.
In the recall announcement, Oakshire Brewing explained that the beer being voluntarily recalled, the brand's 16-oz. cans of Theme From the Bottom: Mango Raspberry Cheesecake Smoothie Sour Ale, had "visible signs of refermentation" that could cause them to rupture. The affected beer was sold through Oakshire Brewing's taproom between Jan. 16 and 18, and additional cans were sold online.
If you have the recalled beer at home, Oakshire Brewing cautions against opening it, and recommends that you take extreme precautions when handling the cans.
"Before disposing of any cans of Theme Mango Cheesecake, please put on protective gloves and a face shield (or goggles and a mask)" before placing the cans in a closed box and throwing them away outdoors, the recall notice recommends. If you have the Theme Mango Cheesecake beer at home, you can also email your order number to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a refund or credit. Oakshire Brewing joins a long list of companies who've pulled their products from the market recently; read on to discover if a food or beverage in your fridge should be tossed. And for another beverage to ditch, If You Have This Milk in Your Fridge, the FDA Says Get Rid of It Now.
House-Autry tartar sauce
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced on Jan. 22 that House-Autry was recalling its 9-oz. bottles of tartar sauce due to "verification of spoilage associated with the product." The affected bottles, which have best by dates of Aug. 18, 2021, Aug. 23, 2021, Sept. 16, 2021, Sept. 17, 2021, Sept. 18, 2021, and Sept. 21, 2021, can be returned to the store from which they were purchased for a full refund. And for more foods to get rid of now, If You Bought This Popular Snack, the FDA Says to "Discard It."
Bickel's Snack Foods butter-flavored popcorn
Before you break out that popcorn for movie night, you'll want to ensure that the snack you have on hand is safe to eat. On Jan. 25, the FDA announced the voluntary recall of a single lot of Bickel's Snack Foods' Flavored Popcorn. The affected popcorn, which came in 8-oz. bags and was sold only at Publix supermarkets in Georgia and North Carolina, was put into the wrong packaging and may contain milk ingredients that are not indicated on the label, posing a risk to anyone with allergies. The affected bags, which bear UPC code 70175 06021 and a use by date of March 29, 2021, can be returned to Publix for a full refund. And before you prepare your next meal, If You Have This Vegetable in Your Fridge, the FDA Says Get Rid of It.
Ruffles potato chips
On Jan. 21, the FDA announced the recall of 13.5-oz bags of Ruffles Original Potato Chips due to an undeclared allergen. The chips in question may contain milk ingredients, thus potentially posing a serious health threat to anyone with a milk sensitivity or allergy. The affected chips are printed with the UPC number 0 28400 03400 5 and a "Guaranteed Fresh" date of Mar. 23, 2021; if you have the recalled snack at home, you can return it to the store from which you bought it for a refund. And for the latest recall news delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Bob Evans Italian sausage
Your Italian sausage sandwich might come with a side of blue rubber if you bought this one brand in particular. On Jan. 21, the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall of approximately 4,200 pounds of Bob Evans Italian Sausage because it "may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically thin blue rubber." The affected sausage is marked with lot code 0352, establishment number EST. 6785, and has a use/freeze by date of Jan. 31, 2021. The FSIS recommends that anyone who bought the sausage either throw it away or return them to the store where they were purchased. And for another popular product to ditch, find out why The FDA Just Issued a Warning About This Brand of Ice Cream.