Ocean Spray Recalls Craisins Dried Cranberries

altOn November 25th , 2011, Ocean Spray announced it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling certain production lots of its Original Flavor Craisins Dried Cranberries due to the possible presence of some small hair-like metal fragments.

What do you need to know about this Recall?

This recall was issued as a precautionary measure and as of November 25th, 2011, Ocean Spray has not yet received any reports of consumer complaints relating to this recall and no injuries or adverse effects have been reported regarding these products. Ocean Spray issued this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution to help ensure the highest possible standard of safety to their consumers.

This recall involves product in 5-ounce, 10-ounce and 48-ounce packages as well as bulk sweetened dried cranberries in 10-pound packages, due to the possible presence of very small hair-like metal fragments that are unlikely to cause consumer injury. No other Ocean Spray brand products are affected.

The following Ocean Spray Original Flavor Craisins® Dried Cranberries are included as a part of this recall:

  • 5 oz Craisins UPC: 00293-000

    1. Best By Dates (ONLY THESE DATES FOLLOWED BY THE LETTER “M” ARE AFFECTED):

      1. Oct 27 2012 M
  • 10 oz Craisins UPC: 29456-000 and 29464-000

    1. Best By Dates (ONLY THESE DATES FOLLOWED BY THE LETTER “M” ARE AFFECTED):

      1. Oct 27 2012 M
      2. Oct 28 2012 M
      3. Oct 29 2012 M
  • 48 oz Craisins UPC: 00678-318

    1. Best By Dates (ONLY THESE DATES FOLLOWED BY THE LETTER “M” ARE AFFECTED):

      1. Oct 27 2012 M
      2. Oct 28 2012 M
      3. Nov 3 2012 M
      4. Nov 4 2012 M
      5. Nov 5 2012 M
      6. Nov 6 2012 M
      7. Nov 7 2012 M
      8. Nov 10 2012 M
      9. Nov 11 2012 M
  • 10 lb bulk ingredient & foodservice UPC: 03477-000

    1. Best By Dates (ONLY THESE DATES FOLLOWED BY THE LETTER “M” ARE AFFECTED):

      1. 30 Oct 2013 M
      2. 31 Oct 2013 M
      3. 1 Nov 2013 M
      4. 5 Nov 2013 M

What should you do if you still possess some of this product?

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to destroy the product, save the UPC label and best by date and contact the Ocean Spray Consumer Hotline at 1-800-662-3263 for a coupon replacement or visit the Ocean Spray website for more information. Additional general information about this recall can also be found at the Food and Drug Administration website (FDA).