Olam Tomato Processors Inc., the maker of salsas, sold at Dollar Tree and Deals, Dollar Express and Dollar Bills stores nationwide, is recalling the product after large glass pieces were found in some jars. A spokeswoman told the Associated Press the glass pieces got into the salsa during the beginning of the manufacturing process, when some of the glass jars were damaged.
The Fresno, Calif., company announced the recall Tuesday of its Mild Chunky Salsa with best-by dates of June 2015 and October 2015 and Medium Chunky Salsa with a best by date of July 2015.
Olam has not received any of reports of injury due to the glass.
Headquartered in Chesapeake, Va., Dollar Tree Inc. operates 4,763 stores throughout the 48 contiguous U.S. states and Canada. The company operates dollar stores under the names of Dollar Tree and Dollar Bills. The company also operates a multiprice-point variety chain under the name Deal$.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission lists several past recalls for products sold at Dollar Tree stores. The recalled products include hot melt mini glue guns (recalled in January 2008), which could short-circuit and cause burns and candle sets (recalled in February 2004), which could produce excessive flame.
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