Recall alert: Sharp metal pieces found in smokeless tobacco products

|
Advertisement

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) is recalling some of its products after complaints of sharp metal pieces found in select cans.

There have been eight complaints of foreign objects from consumers in Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ohio. In each case, the objects were visible upon opening the can. No one was hurt.

The recalled products were manufactured at a facility in Illinois and distributed to retailers nationwide.

Read more: Study: Not exercising may be just as bad for you as smoking

Smokeless tobacco recall: Products affected 

Cope Brand Products

  • Long Cut Straight

Copenhagen Brand Products

  • Extra Long Cut Natural
  • Long Cut Mint
  • Long Cut Southern Blend
  • Pouch Mint
  • Pouch Wintergreen
  • Long Cut (overseas military only)
  • Fine Cut (overseas military only)
  • Long Cut Straight (overseas military only)
  • Long Cut Wintergreen (overseas military only)
  • Pouch (overseas military only)
  • Fine Cut Plastic Can (only available in Alaska and Hawaii)
  • Long Cut Plastic Can (only available in Alaska and Hawaii)
  • Pouch Plastic Can (only available in Alaska and Hawaii)

Husky Brand Products

  • Fine Cut Natural
  • Long Cut Straight
  • Long Cut Wintergreen

Skoal Brand Products

  • Bandit Mint
  • Bandit Wintergreen
  • Long Cut Apple Tobacco Blend
  • Long Cut Berry Tobacco Blend
  • Long Cut Cherry
  • Long Cut Citrus Tobacco Blend
  • Long Cut Classic
  • Long Cut Peach Tobacco Blend
  • Long Cut Spearmint
  • Pouch Apple Tobacco Blend
  • Pouch Berry Tobacco Blend
  • Pouch Berry Tobacco Blend
  • Pouch Citrus Tobacco Blend
  • Snus Mint
  • Snus Smooth Mint
  • Xtra Long Cut Mint
  • Xtra Long Cut Rich Tobacco Blend
  • Xtra Long Cut Wintergreen
  • Xtra Pouch Crisp Tobacco Blend
  • Xtra Pouch Mint Blend
  • Xtra Pouch Rich Tobacco Blend
  • Fine Cut Wintergreen (overseas military only)
  • Long Cut Mint (overseas military only)
  • Long Cut Straight (overseas military only)
  • Long Cut Wintergreen (overseas military only)
  • Pouch Mint (overseas military only)
  • Pouch Wintergreen (overseas military only)

Anyone who has a recalled product should not open or use it. To see if your product is affected, you can also enter the UPC code online at http://www.usstcproductrecall.com

Affected consumers can call 1-866-201-9136 for a refund. 

Read more: Gradually or cold turkey? Study finds the best way to quit smoking

Advertisement
Sling Streaming Service Review 4 Things To Know Before You Sign Up for Sling TV - Ready to finally cut the cord? Team Clark put Sling TV's $35/month live TV streaming service to the test!
Welcome bonuses can be a great way to boost the value of a credit card. Best Credit Card Welcome Bonuses for 2021 - If you're in the market for a new credit card, you may be hoping to cash in on the hundreds of dollars in signup bonuses offered to new customers. Welcome bonuses and offers are a marketing tool that credit card…
The best cell phone plans include Tello, Mint Mobile, Visible, T-Mobile, Consumer Cellular and more Best Cell Phone Plans and Deals in 2022 - Team Clark ranks the best cell phone plans and deals! See our favorites for unlimited data, families and cheap plans starting at $10/month.
  • Show Comments Hide Comments