Quaker Recalls Granola Bars and Cereals Nationwide Due to Salmonella Risk

December 20, 2023 USA

The Quaker Oats Company Marks 140 Years Of Getting More Oats To More People  In More Ways

The Quaker Oats Company has initiated a voluntary recall of certain granola bars and granola cereals amid potential Salmonella contamination, raising concerns about serious health risks. The recall applies to products distributed across the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Saipan.

Salmonella, a bacterium known for causing severe infections, particularly in vulnerable populations such as young children and the elderly, prompted the recall. Symptoms of Salmonella infection include fever, diarrhea (potentially bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare cases, complications like arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis may arise.

Quaker Oats advises consumers to inspect their pantries for the specific products listed below and promptly dispose of them. The company has set up a helpline at 1-800-492-9322 (operating from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST, Mon.-Fri.) for consumers with affected items to inquire about product reimbursement or seek additional information. Further details are available at www.quakergranolarecall.comExternal Link Disclaimer.

As of now, there have been no confirmed reports of illness associated with the recalled products. Quaker has communicated its actions to the FDA to ensure transparency and consumer safety.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter