Updated August 11 A recall for meal replacement shakes potentially contaminated with Conobacter has been expanded to include dozens of other products. The recall includes multiple flavors sold under the following brands: Glucerna, Lyons, Stumptown, MRE, Pirq, Aloha, Sysco Imperial, Premier Protein, Lyons, and Katie Farms.
On July 28, Lyons Magnus LLC issued the recall after discovering that the products did not meet commercial sterility specifications. The recalled shakes were distributed to food service customers and to grocery stores nationwide. On August 10, the company issued an expansion of the recall. Customers who received these products should not serve and consumers should not drink these shakes as Cronobacter can cause serious illness.
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What is Cronobacter?
Cronobacter is a bacteria that often lives on dry foods. Illnesses are rare and are often associated with infants who consume powdered infant formula and immunocompromised patients. In adults, symptoms of a Crononbacter infection include fever, vomiting, and urinary tract infection.
What Shakes are Included in the Recall?
The recall now includes:
- 10 varieties of Lyons Ready Care
- Five varieties of Lyons Barista Style
- Eight varieties of Pirq
- Three flavors of Glucerna
- Two flavors of Intelligentsia
- Nine flavors of Katie Farms
- Four flavors of Oatly
- Nine varieties of Premier Protein
- Four varieties of MRE
- Five varieties of Stumptown
- Seven varieties of Imperial
To see a complete list of recalled flavors and lot codes click the link to the recall on the FDA website.
Where were the Shakes Sold?
Stores that sold the recalled shakes include Walmart, Sam’s Club, Target, Publix, Wholes Foods, Schnucks, Hannaford, and other grocery stores. The shakes were also distributed to foodservice clients of Lyons Magnus.
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If you or a loved one developed a Cronobacter infection after consuming a recalled meal replacement shake and you would like a free consultation with an experienced Food Safety lawyer, please contact us. You can reach us by calling 1-888-377-8900, sending a text to 612-261-0856, or by completing the form below. There is no obligation and we don’t get paid unless we win.