Trader Joe’s Ginger Ale Recalled Over Concerns About Exploding Bottles

Screen Shot 2015-12-16 at 9.33.58 AMThe cool, refreshing taste of ginger soda just might be what you need at the table this holiday season (or not, whatever). But if the beverage you have in your cupboard came from Trader Joe’s, you might want to very carefully walk it to the trash bin outside, because that big ol’ bottle might just burst. 

Trader Joe’s announced Monday that it would recall — and remove from its shelves — all Triple Ginger Brew drinks over concerns that the bottles may explode.

The precautionary recall was initiated after the company received reports from customers of unopened bottles shattering or bursting.

Trader Joe’s says that the recall includes all lots of the 24.5-ounce drink sold nationwide between Nov.9 and Dec. 14. It’s unclear just how many bottles of the soda are affected; we’ve reached out to TJ’s and will update this post when we hear back.

“If you have any of this product, please handle it with extreme care and dispose of it immediately in an outside container,” the company said in a statement noting that bottle can be identified by the SKU 51857.

Customers who purchased the drink can receive a refund from the company. Those with questions are asked to call Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at 626-599-3817.

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