PepsiCo recalls Tropicana Kids Orange Juice Drink due to microbiological contamination

Type: Recalled from customers

Ref: 09/2012


PepsiCo is recalling 277 units of Tropicana Kids Orange Juice Drinks multi-packs as they contain only water, rather than the orange juice blend. The water in these packs is of an unsatisfactory quality due to microbiological contamination.

Product identification

Tropicana Kids Orange Juice Drink
Multipack – 4 x 200ml
No branding on internal cartons
Batch and date codes: uncoded

The affected cartons will be easy to distinguish because they do not contain any batch or date codes, either on the outside packs or the internal cartons.

Action taken by the company

PepsiCo has recalled the affected product. Affected stores have already been informed and point-of-sale notices will be displayed in stores explaining the reason for the recall and the actions customers can take if they have bought the affected product. A copy of the product recall notice issued by PepsiCo is attached to this notice.

The Tropicana freephone helpline is 0800 032 4460.

No other PepsiCo products are known to be affected.

Advice to consumers

If you have purchased the above product, do not consume them. For refund or replacement information please refer to the attached recall notice.