Sam Adams has recalled some beer due to defective bottles that may contain shards of glass, says the company.
During a routine bottle inspection at one of our breweries, we detected possible defects in a small percentage of bottles resulting in the random presence of bits of glass, most the size of grains of sand, but some small slivers in some bottles as well. Based on this sample, we quickly began testing bottles of Samuel Adams at all of our breweries and identified that the problem appeared to be isolated to a single glass plant of the five that supply us.
We assembled a panel of food safety, medical and packaging experts including a medical doctor who have thoroughly evaluated the samples. People who bite or swallow a fragment could possibly be injured. While the possibility of injury to an individual consumer is very low and the Company has had no reports of any injury, we do know that the risk is not zero, so we are voluntarily recalling all products in bottles from this specific glass plant that we believe could possibly be affected.
If you have any Sam Adams products in your possession, check them to see if they bottles have codes that say “N35″ followed by “OI.” Sam Adams makes lots of products so the list of affected bottles is fairly extensive.
You can click here to enter your bottle code and get further instructions.
Recall [Sam Adams] (Thanks, Jim!)