Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Allergy Alert: Kashi Golean Energy Shake

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)

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.

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