Costco alerts customers to recall of Kool-Aid mix that may contain metal or glass

The recalled units of Kool-Aid mix may be returned to Costco for a full refund

Costco is warning customers who purchased a certain Kool-Aid mix that batches of the product are being recalled over concerns that they might contain small fragments of metal or glass.

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The retailer issued an alert from Kraft Heinz – the company that makes Kool-Aid –  explaining that the manufacturer and the FDA have issued recalls of 82.5oz Kool-Aid Tropical Punch Mix with "Best When Used By" dates of Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 "due to the potential presence of foreign material, specifically very small pieces of metal or glass," according to the message obtained by Nextar Media Wire.

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KraftHeinz has issued a recall of certain units of Kool-Aid Tropical Punch Mix (KraftHeinz) (KraftHeinz)

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The outlet noted that "those materials may have been accidentally introduced to the product during the manufacturing process."

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Consumers who purchased the recalled batches of the Kool-Aid mix can return the products for a full refund, and anyone with questions about the recall can call Kraft Heinz at (855) 713-9237.