More Than 250,000 Cases of This Starbucks Drink Are Being Recalled
Those who like to stock up on Starbucks' products at the grocery store might currently have some harmful beverages at home.
According to the website Food Safety News, PepsiCo Inc., the maker of Starbucks' ready-to-drink coffee products, is recalling more than 250,000 cases of Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso beverages from nationwide retailers. The safety of the drinks may have been compromised due to inadequate sealing which could lead to premature spoilage, the website states.
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Customers are warned to look out for 6.5-ounce cans of the following Starbucks Doubleshot Espressos: Espresso & Cream, Espresso & Light Cream, Espresso & Salted Caramel Cream, with the expiration date of March 28. The UPC numbers printed on the labels of these products are 012000001772, 012000008801, and 012000007293 respectively.
The recall was voluntarily issued by the company and so far, no cases of illness have been reported in connection to the Starbucks items.
If you have these products in your home, do not consume them. You can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or simply discard them.
Starbucks is currently the leading brand in the ready-to-drink coffee category, with products like bottled Frappucino, cold brew, and iced espresso leading the pack. Most recently, the brand expanded its portfolio with BAYA Energy, marking its first foray into the energy drinks category.
When it comes to Starbucks coffee shops, you'll find some spring novelties there, too. The chain just launched its newest Iced Toasted Vanilla Oat Milk Shaken Espresso, which joins the super popular Iced Brown Sugar Oat Milk Shaken Espresso and Iced Chocolate Almond Milk Shaken Espresso that were added to the menu last spring.