Bauman Orchards, Inc. of Rittman, OH, recalled approximately 50,000 gallons of apple cider after an Ohio Department of Agriculture inspection discovered potential product contamination. 

Doug Bauman, vice president of  the company said the recall was a precautionary measure because the apple cider was underprocessed.  He said no illnesses or adverse effects have been reported to the company in connection with the cider.

The cider can be identified by: UPC 2290600128 gallons, UPC 2290600064 half gallons.

Manufacture dates are Sept. 1, 2010 through Dec. 5, 2010.  The cider was distributed to stores in Ohio and sold Sept. 1 through Dec. 5.

Customers who have purchased the suspect product are advised not to consume it and to return it to the company. Customers may bring those designated packages to any store location where purchased or call Bauman Orchards, Inc. at 330-925-6861.