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Food Recall Warning - Trader Joe's brand Triple Ginger Brew recalled due to bursting bottles

Recall date:
December 16, 2015
Reason for recall:
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Transilvania Trading
British Columbia
Extent of the distribution:
Reference number:

Recall details

Ottawa, December 16, 2015 - Transilvania Trading is recalling Trader Joe's brand Triple Ginger Brew from the marketplace because the bottles may burst. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

The following product may have been sold at Pirate Joe's, located at 2348 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Trader Joe's Triple Ginger Brew 750 ml All codes purchased from September 11, 2015 up to and including December 16, 2015 0051 8574

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.


This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.


There have been no reported injuries or illnesses associated with the consumption of this product in Canada.

More information

  • Pirate Joe's: 604-620-9242
  • CFIA:

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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