More than 25K cases of Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino bottles recalled, may contain glass, FDA says

The 13.7-ounce bottles have the UPC number 0 12000-81331 3

ORLANDO, Fla. – More than 25,000 cases of Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino bottles have been recalled because the drinks may contain glass, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

PepsiCo, the maker of the drinks, issued the voluntary recall on 25,200 cases of the drinks which is the equivalent of 302,400 individual bottles.

The recall, which was issued on Jan. 28, affects bottles with expiration dates of:

  • March 8, 2023
  • May 29, 2023
  • June 4, 2023
  • June 10, 2023

The 13.7-ounce bottles have the UPC number 0 12000-81331 3, according to the FDA.

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The FDA said this is a Class II recall, which the agency defines as a “situation in which use of or exposure to a violative product may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences or where the probability of serious adverse health consequences is remote.”

When reached for comment, PepsiCo released a statement that read, “PepsiCo, on behalf of the North American Coffee Partnership, initiated a voluntary product recall on select lots of Starbucks Frappuccino Vanilla (13.7 oz. glass bottle).  The impacted products have best buy dates of March 8, 2023; May 29, 2023; June 4, 2023; and June 10, 2023 and were distributed across the United States. The removal of these products from the marketplace is currently underway. The products are not sold at Starbucks retail locations.

The North American Coffee Partnership is committed to a high level of quality in the products we serve. Delivering a quality experience to our consumers is our top priority and we always act with an abundance of caution whenever a potential concern is raised. If a consumer has purchased a product and has questions or concerns, they can call Consumer Relations at 1-800-211-8307.”

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