Bolthouse Foods is recalling 3.8 million bottles of their protein drinks after spoilage issues occurred in the field. The issue came to the company's attention through consumer complaints including illnesses.
FDA Recall Notice
Bolthouse Farms Voluntarily Recalls Protein Beverages Due to Possible Spoilage
For Immediate Release
June 22, 2016
Consumers Bolthouse Farms 1-866-535-3774
Media Lauren Castillon LCastillon@Bolthouse.com (310) 857-3410
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Bolthouse Farms is voluntarily recalling a selection of protein drinks due to possible spoilage that may cause the beverages to appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odor.
These products should not be consumed. The issue was identified after the company received consumer complaints, including reports of illness. The cause of this issue is currently under investigation.
The recall includes Protein PLUS shakes with 'best by' dates between 6/20/16 to 9/18/16:
PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONUPC CODEProtein PLUS Chocolate 325ml/11 oz 0-71464-01868-9
Protein PLUS Chocolate 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-30650-2
Protein PLUS Chocolate 946ml/32oz 0-71464-30651-9
Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 325ml / 11 oz 0-71464-01867-2
Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 15.2 oz 0-71464-01639-5
Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 32 oz 0-71464-01640-1
Protein PLUS Coffee 325ml / 11 oz 0-71464-01869-6
Protein PLUS Coffee 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-01627-2
Protein PLUS Coffee 946ml/32oz 0-71464-01628-9
Protein PLUS Coconut 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-01892-4
Protein PLUS Strawberry 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-01890-0
Protein PLUS Strawberry 946ml/32oz 0-71464-01891-7
Protein PLUS Banana Honey Almond Butter 325ml/11 oz 0-71464-01918-1
Protein PLUS Banana Honey Almond Butter 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-01893-1
The recall also affects the following Mocha Cappuccino products.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION DATE CODEUPC CODEMocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein 450ml/15.2oz Best by: 9/2/16 0-71464-30051-7
Mocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein 946ml/32oz Best by: 8/2/16 and 8/3/16 0-71464-30050-0
The best by dates are printed on the cap and label at the neck of the bottle and the UPC appears on the bar code.
The recall affects 3.8 million bottles that have been distributed nationally in the United States.
Bolthouse Farms is advising people not to drink these beverages and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. For more information call 1-866-535-3774 between 6:00am to 7:00pm PST, Monday to Friday or visit Facebook/BolthouseFarms.
Bolthouse Farms apologizes for the inconvenience.
About Wm. Bolthouse Farms, Inc.
Bolthouse Farms, founded in 1915 and headquartered in California's San Joaquin Valley, is known for high-quality consumer brands and innovative products. A market share leader in growing and distributing carrots, Bolthouse Farms produces and sells super-premium juices, smoothies, protein shakes and café beverages under the Bolthouse Farms® brand name. In recent years, Bolthouse Farms diversified its offerings by launching a line of premium refrigerated yogurt dressings and in August 2014, the Company launched their new Bolthouse Farms Kids platform, nutritious kids snack options. In March 2015, the Company launched 1915 Bolthouse Farms™, their new brand of organic ultra-premium cold-pressed juice. The Bolthouse Farms mission is to Inspire the Fresh Revolution by changing the way people consume fruits and veggies. The company was acquired by Campbell Soup Company on Aug. 6, 2012. To learn more about the 100 years of the company's farm heritage, mission and the entire line of current products, visit www.bolthouse.com and join our community on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bolthousefarms and Twitter @BolthouseFarms.