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Consumer Alert: Honeycrisp apple cider


ST. PAUL, Minn. (WKOW) -- A certain brand of Pepin Heights Honeycrisp Apple Cider could be contaminated.

The cider was sold in half-gallon plastic jugs in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa.

Lab tests by the Minnesota Agriculture Department shows the product could be contaminated with a mycotoxin called patulin.

The alert only applies to Honeycrisp cider with the "use by" date of February 9, 2012.

Pepin Heights Orchards says no illnesses have been reported so far and the alert is precautionary.

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