Smokeless tobacco products recalled in Ohio

Cans of Skoal and Copenhagen brand smokeless tobacco sit on display in front of Marlboro and Parliament brand cigarettes in a deli in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010. Altria Group Inc., the largest U.S. tobacco company, said fourth-quarter profit rose 6.8 percent, bolstered by the acquisition of snuff maker UST Inc. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Cans of Skoal and Copenhagen brand smokeless tobacco sit on display in front of Marlboro and Parliament brand cigarettes in a deli in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010. Altria Group Inc., the largest U.S. tobacco company, said fourth-quarter profit rose 6.8 percent, bolstered by the acquisition of snuff maker UST Inc. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company has voluntarily recalled certain smokeless tobacco products after metal objects were found in select cans.

The products were manufactured in an Illinois facility, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been notified. The products were distributed nationally.

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The issue was discovered after eight consumers complained of foreign metal objects — including sharp metal — were found in the cans. Complaints have been received from customers in Ohio, Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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Impacted brands include Cope Brand Products, Copenhagen Brand Products, Husky Brand Products and Skoal Brand Products.

Consumers should contact USSTC at 1-866-201-9136 to return the product for a refund.

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