Huge Recall By Quaker Oats Due To Salmonella Concern

Written by Henrik Rothen

Dec.17 - 2023 3:51 PM CET

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Huge Recall By Quaker Oats Due To Salmonella Concern.

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Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, has issued a recall for a range of granola products across the United States due to potential salmonella contamination. The recall, announced on Friday, includes over 40 different granola items, encompassing both granola bars and cereals.

The company's website lists all the recalled products(See bottom of article), urging consumers to check their pantries and dispose of any items found on the list.

The recall affects 36 types of granola bars and eight varieties of granola cereal, including several flavors of Quakers' Chewy bars.

While Quaker Oats has not received any confirmed reports of illnesses linked to the recalled products, the company has proactively informed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the recall.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that salmonella bacteria cause approximately 1.35 million infections, 26,500 hospitalizations, and 420 deaths annually in the US.

Symptoms of salmonella infection typically include diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps, and in severe cases, hospitalization may be required. The recall is a precautionary measure to prevent potential health risks associated with salmonella contamination.

You can the the recalled products here

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