Food & Drink

Exploding bottles cause Angry Orchard recall

A couple of batches of Angry Orchard cider are being recalled because the bottles can explode.
A couple of batches of Angry Orchard cider are being recalled because the bottles can explode.

The Angry Orchard Cider Co. is voluntarily recalling a couple of batches of its crisp apple hard cider because of bottles that could break or explode.

The company ran tests after several reports from consumers. The recall is limited to two batches, produced on June 15 and June 29. The batches include cases, 12-packs and six-packs. The bottles involved will have a “Freshness Matters” code of June 2016 1665C, followed by four digits between 0001 and 0007, or June 2016 1805C and numbers between 0001 and 0545. Bottles have a code that falls between C16650001 and C16650530.

Wholesalers that received the shipments include South Carolina. If you have a bottle or package that contains the codes, dispose of the product in an outside container and contact the company for a refund by calling 800-362-7110 or going to angryorchard.com.

Kathleen Purvis: 704-358-5236, @kathleenpurvis

  Comments