Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

November 23, 2011 21:02 ET

CFIA/Expanded Health Hazard Alert: Certain Woody's Brand Alcoholic Beverages May Contain Harmful Glass Fragments

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 23, 2011) -

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The public warning issued on November 17, 2011 has been expanded to include additional products.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume various Woody's brand alcoholic beverages described below because these products may contain harmful glass fragments.

The products below have been distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Yukon Territories, and may have been distributed nationally. Not all the flavours are available in each province.

All lot codes of the following products, packaged in 330 mL bottles, are affected by this alert:

Product UPC on individual
bottles
UPC on 4-pack
or 12-pack formats
Appletini Apple Vodka Cooler 5 024993 729156 5 024993 729231
Orangetini Orange Vodka Cooler 5 024993 729477 5 024993 729514
Pomtini Vodka & Pomegranate Cooler 5 024993 728463 5 024993 728470
Woody's Blackcurrant & Apple Alcoholic Vodka Beverage 5 024993 728944 5 024993 728951
Woody's Blueberry Not available Not available
Woody's Light Orange Alcoholic Vodka Beverage (99 Orange) 5 024993 729149 5 024993 729224
Woody's Light Raspberry Alcoholic Vodka Beverage
(99 Raspberry)
5 024993 729132 5 024993 729217
Woody's Mexican Lime Alcoholic Vodka Beverage 5 024993 423108 5 024993 690531
Woody's Party Pack (mixed flavours) Not available 5 024993 729545
Woody's Pineapple and Grapefruit Alcoholic Vodka Beverage 5 024993 729460 5 024993 729507
Woody's Pink Grapefruit Alcoholic Vodka Beverage 5 024993 422866 5 024993 690524
Woody's Refresher Original 5 024993 729637 5 024993 729644
Woody's Sasparilla Original Alcoholic Beverage 5 024993 729651 5 024993 729668
Woody's Vodka Cola Original Alcoholic Beverage 5 024993 728722 5 024993 728739

There has been 1 reported injury associated with the consumption of these products.

Various liquor jurisdictions are voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recalls.

For more information, consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA's Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600