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At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

Thimble Island American Ale 12 Pack Market Withdrawal 

June 22, 2021


Big Y Foods is issuing a Market Withdrawal of Thimble Island American Ale 12 pack for quality and safety reasons.

Out of an abundance of caution, the withdrawal was issued to inform customers of the potential quality and safety concerns.  The impacted product has been known to expand within the product can, creating a bulging container that has the potential to rupture.

Please dispose of any impacted product.  Upon showing proof of purchase of the below listed impacted product at your local Big Y, you will receive a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y:

Product Name UPC Size
Born-On Date/Lot Code
Thimble Island American Ale 12 Pack
144 oz (12 Pack)

Consumers with questions may contact Thimble Island’s Consumer Service line at 1- 203-650-4461.

More Resources:

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Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp