Lyons Magnus, a dietary drinks firm, expanded a voluntary recall of some varieties of widespread merchandise together with the oat drink Oatly, Optimum Nutrition protein powder and Glucerna shakes, as a result of of the potential for microbial contamination, the corporate and federal authorities stated this week.
The firm said in a statement on July 28 that no sicknesses or complaints associated to recalled merchandise had been reported. An organization statement on Wednesday asserting that extra merchandise had been recalled didn’t say whether or not anybody had been sickened, and a spokeswoman declined to remark past the information releases.
The Food and Drug Administration posted a listed of 89 products, together with lot and case numbers concerned within the recall, which got here after “continued collaboration and consultation” with the company, the corporate stated in its assertion. Some of the recalled merchandise had been distributed nationally, the corporate stated.
The assertion stated that “root cause analysis” indicated that the merchandise didn’t meet “commercial sterility specifications.”
F.D.A. officers didn’t instantly reply to requests for touch upon Friday night.
The recalled manufacturers embrace varieties of Organic Valley milk and Stumptown Cold Brew Coffee.
The firm stated that the recalled merchandise might doubtlessly be contaminated by dangerous organisms that included Cronobacter sakazakii and Clostridium botulinum. Cronobacter sakazakii is a bacterium that may trigger life-threatening infections or irritation of the membranes that defend the mind and backbone. Clostridium botulinum is a bacterium that makes harmful toxins that might trigger a extreme kind of meals poisoning, in line with the World Health Organization.
“Although Clostridium botulinum has not been found in products, consumers are warned not to consume any of the recalled products even if they do not look or smell spoiled,” the corporate stated in a press release that was additionally posted on the web site of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “Consumers also are advised not to consume any products that are beyond their ‘best by’ date,” the assertion stated.
According to the assertion, the signs of Cronobacter sakazakii, which is uncommon, can embrace fever, vomiting and a urinary tract an infection. Clostridium botulinum can deliver on sickness anyplace from six hours to 2 weeks after consuming contaminated meals and could possibly be lethal, the assertion stated. Symptoms can embrace impaired imaginative and prescient, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, issue swallowing and muscle weak point.