Some major brands of smokeless tobacco have been recalled over complaints of sharp objects in the can - including at least one complaint from Indiana.
The threat of metal objects has prompted a recall of some varieties of Skoal, Copenhagen, Cope and Husky brand smokeless tobacco, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Fortunately, none of the eight consumers who complained were injured by the metal fragments.
The company that issued the recall, Altria, said not all products or lots are affected and that the majority of its cans are fine. There have been no reports of consumer injury.
The products were manufactured at the company's Franklin Park, IL facility and distributed nationally.
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