Jersey on WebSphere issue

I was just starting creating Jersey RESTful services on WebSphere 8.5 and came across an error. [3/31/15 14:27:01:231 IST] 00000065 webapp        E logServletError SRVE0293E: [Servlet Error]-[app.FirstRestApplication]: java.lang.NullPointerException at org.apache.wink.common.internal.http.Accept.valueOf( at org.apache.wink.server.internal.contexts.HttpHeadersImpl.getAcceptHeader( at org.apache.wink.server.internal.contexts.HttpHeadersImpl.getAcceptableMediaTypes( The issue arises out of the fact that WebSphere ships with Apache Wink as default implementation of JAX-RS and your application […]