Quaker Oats Company Recalls Granola Products Due to Salmonella Contamination

By Hamodia Staff

The Quaker Oats Company announced Friday the recall of several granola bars and granola cereals, due to potential Salmonella contamination. Nearly 80 product lines have been recalled.

Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with Salmonella can experience fever, diarrhea, 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 products involved in the recall are sold throughout the 50 United States. Consumers should check for any of the products listed below and dispose of them or can contact Quaker Consumer Relations (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST, Mon.-Fri.) at 1-800-492-9322 or visit www.quakergranolarecall.comExternal Link Disclaimer for additional information or product reimbursement.

To date, Quaker has received no confirmed reports of illness related to the products covered by this recall. Quaker.

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