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Malta Beverages Recalled Due to Bottle Breakage

The Florida Brewery, Inc. is recalling certain 7-oz. bottles of Goya, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal, and SuperMax brand non-alcoholic malta beverages because glass on the exterior of the bottles may break when the twist-off cap is removed.

The company has received two reports of consumers cutting their mouths on broken glass.

The recall is for:

– Goya: UPC 041331040068; lot codes12/01/13, 12/08/13, 12/27/13, 12/28/13, 12/29/13, 01/06/13

– Great Value: UPC 681131762793, lot codes 1/05/13, 1/06/13

– Hatuey: UPC 080480594909, lot codes 12/21/13, 12/22/13, 01/06/13, 01/07/13

– Mr. Special: UPC 008254820702, lot codes 11/30/13, 12/01/13, 12/08/,1 2/09/13

– Polar: UPC 7591446006785 and 7591446006761

  lot codes 11/30/12, 12/22/12, 1 2/23/12, 12/29/12, 12/30/12, 01/03/1, 01/04/13

– Publix: UPC 041415109360, lot codes 11/28/13, 12/09/13, 12/27/13 

– Regal: UPC 082502738889, lot codes 12/01/13, 12/09/13, 12/27/13, 12/28/13

– SuperMax: UPC 870906000691, lot code 12/09/13

The lot codes are printed on the bottles above the label. Go here to see photos of the recalled bottles.

The Florida Brewery distributed the recalled 7-oz Goya, Great Value, Hatuey, Mr. Special, Polar, Publix, Regal and SuperMax brand malta beverages in Florida, Texas, Georgia, California and Puerto Rico from Dec. 8, 2011 to Feb. 1, 2012.

The recalled bottles of malta beverage can be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund, product replacement, coupon or product credit.

For more information call the Florida Brewery’s consumer hotline at 1-866-872-8860 weekdays from 8 a.m. to  8 p.m. EST and weekends from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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