US Smokeless Tobacco Co., a unit of Altria Group, recalled some of its smokeless tobacco products after consumers found metal objects in some cans.
Eight consumers in Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Ohio lodged complaints with the company. The metal objects found were visible to the consumers, and no injuries were reported.
The recall involved products under brands Cope, Copenhagen, Husky Brands, and Skoal, which were made in the company’s Franklin Park, Illinois, facility. However, the company said that its Copenhagen Fine Cut in a fiberboard can, Copenhagen Long Cut in a fiberboard can, and Copenhagen Long Cut Wintergreen in a plastic can were not affected.The company has notified the US Food and Drug Administration of the recall and was working with federal authorities on the issue.