Recall: Garden of Life Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal Products

Garden of Life LLC is voluntarily withdrawing a limited quantity of its Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal products.

Product: 

raw meal type

Reason: Garden of Life LLC is voluntarily withdrawing a limited quantity of its Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal Chocolate, Original, Vanilla and Vanilla Chai because they have the potential to contain Salmonella Virchow.  Even though Garden of Life routinely performs pathogen testing on every finished good lot to ensure safety and no product has ever tested positive for the presence of Salmonella, the company felt it was in the public’s best interest to take this voluntary action. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. The FDA is investigating this issue. 

Action:  If you’ve purchased any of the lot # listed above from the Co-op, please return it for a refund. 

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Amanda Charland

Amanda Charland

Amanda Charland is the Co-op's Director of Outreach and Member Services. Contact her at acharland at coopfoodstore dot com.
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