Martinelli’s Recalls Mini Cider Bottles That May Give Off Sparkling Glass Chips

Retail Sell Units - Mini Bottles (PRNewsFoto/Martinelli's)What is going on recently with apple cider and glass shards? First, bottles of Angry Orchard hard cider were found “re-fermenting” and creating extra pressure when opening, leading bottles to break or cider to overflow when opened. Now Martinelli sparkling fruit juices, the product you drink at celebrations at work because you aren’t supposed to have booze in the office, is being recalled because the bottles can chip at the opening, potentially pouring those chips into your glass.

There’s only one size of sparkling non-alcoholic cider affected in this recall: the mini bottles are 8.4 ounces and styled to look like a small champagne bottle. Flavors of sparkling juice included in the recall are Gold Medal and Northwest Blend sparkling apple ciders, sparkling white grape juice, and sparkling red grape juice.

If you have one of the affected bottles, you should bring them back to the store where they were purchased for a refund. If you have any questions, contact the company at 1-800-662-1868.

Martinelli’s Sparkling Cider Mini Bottles Recalled for Possible Glass Fragments [Food Safety News]