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Republic of Tea has voluntary recall of green tea

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

The Republic of Tea is voluntarily recalling some of its green tea.

In a release this weekend, the company said it is recalling the Organic Turmeric Ginger Green Tea. The voluntarily recall includes the following varieties:

  • Organic Turmeric Ginger Green Tea – 50 CT Tin (UPC: 7-42676-40355-5 – Best Sipped by March 23, 2018)
  • Organic Turmeric Ginger – 250 CT Bulk Bag (UPC: 7-42676-30655-9 – Best Sipped by March 23, 2018)
  • Organic Turmeric Ginger – 250 CT Bulk Bag (UPC: 7-42676-30655-9 – Best Sipped by April 13, 2018)
  • Organic Turmeric Ginger – 50 CT Refill Bag (UPC: 7-42676-42155-9 – Best Sipped by March 23, 2018)

Anyone with one of these teas may return the product for a replacement or a full refund.

"There is absolutely no evidence that our tea has been contaminated. We are taking this preventive, cautious measure because we want our citizens to feel comfortable when drinking our premium quality teas and herbs,"  Todd B. Rubin, Minister of Evolution at The Republic of Tea, said in a statement on Monday. "The health and safety of our citizens is our number one priority and we will not take potential health risks lightly. This voluntary recall is the first in our nearly quarter-century history." 

For more information, click here or call 1-800-298-4832.

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