Quaker Oats recalls multiple products due to potential risk of salmonella contamination

More than 40 cereal and granola bar products were recalled by Quaker Oats due to possible salmonella contamination.

According to a list released by the US Food and Drug Administration, the impacted goods include the traditional Chewy granola bar variety pack, puffed and protein cereals, the chocolate-covered Chewy Dipps bars, as well as granola bars that are included in select Frito-Lays snack boxes.

The recall involves over forty granola bar and granola cereal products, as per the list published by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA stated in a news release announcing the recall that "Quaker has received no confirmed reports of illness related to the products covered by this recall to date."

However, the CDC issued a warning that those with low or compromised immune systems, adults over 65, and children under five are more likely to become seriously ill or even die from an infection. 

The potentially unsafe goods were sold in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Saipan. Their "best by" dates ranged up to October 2024.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that salmonella is a form of bacteria that is commonly found in animal products, fruits, vegetables, flour, and processed foods like prepackaged meals. This bacteria is thought to be the source of over a million foodborne illness cases annually, according to the CDC. 

According to the FDA, the majority of healthy individuals who are exposed to Salmonella have a wide range of symptoms, including fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.

Consumers who bought these items can contact Quaker Oats at this Link. They will be requested to provide information about what they bought, including the products' names and prices, as well as a photo of the boxes or store receipts for validation.


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