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Country Time Lemonade and Kool-Aid, Recalled
Credit: Illustration by Francesca Spatola; Kraft Heinz (2)

Kraft Heinz has issued a recall for certain Country Time Lemonade and Kool-Aid powdered drink mixes due to the possible presence of very small pieces of metal and glass.

The recall, which has been shared via notices from Costco and Southern California grocery chain Stater Bros, includes 19-ounce, 82-ounce, and "on-the-go sticks" that may have been exposed to small glass and metal particles during production. Currently, no injuries or consumer complaints have been reported.

The affected items have "best when used by" dates ranging from June 13, 2023 and October 3, 2023, Kraft Heinz director of public relations Jenna Thornton said in a statement to NPR, but not all products in the date range are being recalled. Contact Kraft Heinz at 1 (855) 713-9237 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eastern or reach out online to see if the UPC code on their product is included.

If you have purchased any of the following items, dispose of them, or return them to the store where you purchased them for a refund. 

kool aid tropical punch
Credit: Kool-Aid

Kool-Aid Tropical Punch Drink Mix

  • "Best when used by" dates: August 31, 2023, September 1, 2023
  • UPC Code: 43000953500
country time lemonade
Credit: Country Time

Country Time Lemonade On-the-Go Flavored Drink Mix

  • "Best when use by" dates ranging from June 13, 2023 to October 3, 2021

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