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Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider


If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9.

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some of the half-gallon jugs may be contaminated with a mycotoxin called patulin.

The product was sold in plastic jugs dated "FEB 09 12." Any consumers with this product at home should discard it.

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