URGENT RECALL: Major Smokeless Tobacco Recall on Skoal, Copenhagen, Husty Brands

19 March 2017
URGENT RECALL: Major Smokeless Tobacco

As the title says, there is a MAJOR smokeless tobacco recall on popular brands Skoal, Copenhagen, Husty where multiple varieties of these products over the possibility they contain metal shards.

The U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) has issued an urgent voluntarily recall and we've rounded up all the products below.

USSTC has received 8 customer complaints that foreign (metal) shards, which includes sharp metal objects, have been founds in cans of Skoal, Copenhagen, and Husty and so far each of the complaints were visible to the consumer before they used the product.

The complaints have come from consumers in Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ohio and the products that have been reported were all manufactured in the USSTC's Franklin Park, IL facility and then distributed nationally.

The company also mentioned that a majority of it's products were not affected which includes Copenhagen Fine Cut and Copenhagen Long Cut in a fiberboard cans and Copenhagen Long Cut Wintergreen in plastic cans.

Any customers who have purchased products from the list below should not open the product and should not hesitate to contact USSTC at 1-866-201-9136 for a full refund.

Included in the recall:

Cope

  • Long Cut Straight

This recall applies to lots with no printed code on the bottom of the can, or with codes that begin with the letters "F", "R", "K", or "P".

Copenhagen

  • 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)

This recall applies to lots with no printed code on the bottom of the can, or with codes that begin with the letters "F", "R", "K", or "P".

Husky

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

This recall applies to lots with no printed code on the bottom of the can, or with codes that begin with the letters "F", "R", "K", or "P".

Skoal

  • 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)

This recall applies to lots with no printed code on the bottom of the can, or with codes that begin with the letters "F", "R", "K", or "P".

Again do not hesitate to call 1-866-201-9136 to get a return or full refund.

TOPICS:   News & Recalls

1 comment

  • Nicholassnyder

    I had metal in my can make my mouth bkeed? Wonder why I can't eat 

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