Quaker Oats has issued a recall for a variety of granola bars and cereals due to the potential risk of salmonella contamination.
Salmonella, a harmful organism, can lead to symptoms such as fever, diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal pain. In severe instances, it can enter the bloodstream, leading to more serious conditions like arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.
The recalled products, which include a range of granola bars and cereals, have been distributed across the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Saipan. To date, there have been no confirmed cases of illness linked to these products.
Quaker Oats advises customers to discard any of the recalled items found in their homes. For refunds, customers can contact Quaker Oats customer service at 1-800-492-9322 or visit their website dedicated to the granola recall.
The recall encompasses various products such as Quaker Chewy Bars in flavors like chocolate chip, chocolate chip cookie dough, dark chocolate chunk, as well as Quaker Puffed Granola in Apple Cinnamon and Blueberry Vanilla flavors, among others.
For a comprehensive list of the affected products, click here.
This recall follows a recent salmonella outbreak related to cantaloupes, which resulted in at least eight fatalities in the U.S. and Canada last month.
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