Garden of Life Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal Products Recall
Garden of Life issued a recall of their “Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal” in “Chocolate, Original, Vanilla and Vanilla Chai” flavors. This withdrawal was due to a risk that these products had been contaminated with Salmonella Virchow. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration were investigating illnesses at the time the recall was issued.
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Salmonellosis is an infection caused a bacterium called Salmonella. One of the most common foodborne illnesses, it occurs when food contaminated by Salmonella is consumed.
According to the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there are an estimated 1.2 million cases of Salmonellosis in the U.S. each year, with approximately 400 of those cases resulting in death. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to suffer severe illness or Salmonella complications.
Symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) may include diarrhea (sometimes bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain. Symptoms usually appear within 6 to 72 hours after eating a Salmonella contaminated food.
Garden of Life Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal Products Recall Information
The following lot codes of the recalled items are prominently stamped on the underside of the plastic container. The affected products are as follows: