October 1, 2022

Lyons Magnus, a dietary drinks firm, expanded a voluntary recall of some sorts of in style merchandise together with the oat drink Oatly, Optimum Nutrition protein powder and Glucerna shakes, due to the potential for microbial contamination, the corporate and federal authorities mentioned this week.

The firm mentioned in an announcement on July 28 that no sicknesses or complaints associated to recalled merchandise had been reported. An organization assertion 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 merchandise, together with lot and case numbers concerned within the recall, which got here after “continued collaboration and consultation” with the company, the corporate mentioned in its assertion. Some of the recalled merchandise had been distributed nationally, the corporate mentioned.

The assertion mentioned 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 embody sorts of Organic Valley milk and Stumptown Cold Brew Coffee.

The firm mentioned that the recalled merchandise may 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 shield the mind and backbone. Clostridium botulinum is a bacterium that makes harmful toxins that would trigger a extreme type of meals poisoning, in accordance 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 mentioned in an announcement 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 mentioned.

According to the assertion, the signs of Cronobacter sakazakii, which is uncommon, can embody fever, vomiting and a urinary tract an infection. Clostridium botulinum can deliver on sickness wherever from six hours to 2 weeks after consuming contaminated meals and might be lethal, the assertion mentioned. Symptoms can embody impaired imaginative and prescient, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, problem swallowing and muscle weak spot.

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