Angry Orchard recalls cider for possible explosion hazard

Angry Orchard issued a voluntary recall of some bottles of Crisp Hard Apple Cider. It said re-fermentation of the alcoholic beverage may cause the bottles to burst under pressure. (Source: Angry Orchard)

(RNN) – Angry Orchard Cider Company announced a voluntary recall of its Crisp Hard Apple Cider for concerns the bottles may “burst under increased pressure.”

A news release Thursday from the FDA said the Cincinnati-based company’s recall pertains to cases, 12-packs and six-packs of the alcoholic beverage. People reported to Angry Orchard that some bottles had broken, or the beverage would overflow when opened.

No injuries have been reported.

Angry Orchard said cider from some production runs showed signs of re-fermentation, causing increased carbonation levels. The company said the cider poses no threat to people who drink it.

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