The Sweet Leaf Tea Company announced that it is voluntarily recalling Sweet Leaf® Tea in 16 ounce glass bottles out of an abundance of caution because of the possible presence of glass fragments. According to the Sweet Leaf Tea Company this is the result of glass breakage during the filling process.
The company announced in a press release that consumers could potentially be cut or injured if ingested. The company has received 4 complaints of glass in the product, The Sweet Leaf Tea Company stated. According to the company, no injuries were reported.
The voluntary recall is limited to specific production codes of Sweet Leaf® Tea, as follows, which were distributed between February 27, 2015 and December 6, 2015. Only 16 ounce glass bottles are affected. Click here for a full list.
All recalled products are being removed from store shelves, according to The Sweet Leaf Tea Company.
Consumers who have any of the glass products with the affected date codes should not drink the product, can contact the Sweet Leaf toll-free number 1-877-832-5323 Monday through Friday 8am – 8pm EST for replacement product, or return the product to the store of purchase for a refund.