PepsiCo Russia calls off Pepsi shipment from Yekaterinburg, Nizhniy Tagil due to glass threat

December 19, 2014. PepsiCo Russia is calling off a shipment of Pepsi bottles from Yekaterinburg and Nizhniy Tagil due to the possibility of glass contents in the drink, the company’s official statement goes.

The shipment in question consists of 1.75-liter bottles made in PepsiCo Holding’s Yekaterinburg subsidiary between 3:15 PM on December 3 and 11:14 AM on December 4, 2014 (the time and date of the manufacture can be found on top of the bottles).

‘All customers who have bought this product are requested to call the hotline number 8-800-200-74-77 (toll-free in Russia) to have their drinks exchanged. We decided to call of a limited shipment of the product as a preventive measure, as there exists a little possibility that there may be some glass in it. To avoid even the slightest risks for consumers, we ask all those who’ve bought the product to contact the company. The calling-off pertains to a limited number of bottles and does not apply to any other Pepsi products on the Russian market,’ the company says.

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