Watsonville, California - S. Martinelli
& Company of Watsonville, California, today announced a voluntary
nationwide recall of certain lots of Martinelli’s 8.4 oz. mini glass bottles of
Gold Medal Sparkling Cider, Sparkling Cider Northwest Blend, Sparkling White
Grape, and Sparkling Red Grape, due to the possibility of small glass chips at
the top of the bottles occurring when opening the bottle, which could possibly
enter the beverage. Consumers could potentially be cut or injured if a chip
Only certain lots of the 8.4 oz.
bottles, typically known in the trade as “mini-bottles,” of Martinelli’s Gold
Medal Sparkling Cider, Sparkling Cider Northwest Blend, Sparkling White Grape
and Sparkling Red Grape are affected by this recall. The recalled products have
a “Best Before” date of after March 1, 2018, but before September 12, 2018, on
the front label of the bottle.
The company announced this recall
after internal testing identified the potential for some bottles to chip when
being opened. This recall is being done out of an abundance of caution.
No other Martinelli’s beverage or
size bottle is impacted. The 750 ml “champagne” and the 10 oz. bottles are not
included in this recall.
All recalled products are being
removed from store shelves. Consumers who have purchased the
product can return the product to its place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may
contact the company at 1-800-662-1868 at any time, 24 hours a day.
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