UPDATED December 17, 2008(Original article posted December 13, 2008)
On December 13th, Kashi Company (La Jolla, CA), a subsidiary of Kellogg's, recalled Kashi GOLEAN brand Powder Chocolate Energy Shake Mix, 14.8-ounce size, due to the presence of undeclared whey caseinate, a milk ingredient. FDA alerted consumers to the December 13th recall on December 15th.
The recalled containers of mix are identified with a date stamp between JAN 17 2009 and NOV 15 2009, and UPC #18627 71000, and were distributed to grocery stores, health food stores, pharmacies and on-line retailers across the United States.
The following retailers have published recall notices on their web sites: (updated Dec 17)
- The Kroger Company: Kroger stores in AL, AR, IN, KY, LA, MI, MO, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV; KingSoopers; Smiths; Ralphs; QFC; Frys; FredMeyer; Dillon; Food 4 Less; and Peyton's (Northern, Southeast, Buckeye, and Fountain-all stores)
- Price Chopper
- Wegmans Food Markets
- Whole Foods Market
Individuals who are allergic to milk protein may experience a severe allergic reaction as a result of consuming this energy shake. Consumers who purchased the product should either discard it or return it to the store for a refund.
For more information on the recall, contact the Kashi Company Consumer Response desk at 1-877-747-2467.