Mojito cocktail garnish is recalled

Sep 04, 2007

The Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of approximately 5,000 cases of Rimmer Mojito Cocktail Garnish due to possible contamination.

Stirrings LLC of Fall River, Mass., initiated the voluntary nationwide recall of the 3.5-ounce packages because they might be contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

The recalled cocktail garnish has a UPC of 80999-00046 with a best by date of 10/27/08, 10/30/08, 11/23/08, 12/01/08, 12/04/08 or 01/03/09 printed on the side of the tin.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail, or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.

Rimmer Brand Mojito Cocktail Garnish was distributed nationwide through distributors, retail stores, internet sales and cocktail establishments.

Consumers with questions can contact the company at 866-648-8239.

Copyright 2007 by United Press International

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