Recall of Bottled Beer in the United States Due to Possible Presence of Glass Particles

Issue Date 9.4.2008
Source of Information

The Boston Beer Company, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

Food Product

Bottled beer

Product Name and Description

"Samuel Adams" beer

Packaged in glass bottles. The affected batch of the product is embossed with the digits "N35" followed by the letters "OI" on the edge of the bottle.

Reason For Issuing Alert

The product may contain glass particles.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has contacted the US authorities for more information and alerted the trade. The CFS is closely monitoring the situation.

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected product.

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected product.

Further Information

Website of The Boston Beer Company in the U.S.

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department