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Quaker Oats Recalls Products Over Salmonella Risk

Quaker Oats has issued a recall for over two dozen varieties of granola bars and cereals due to a potential salmonella contamination risk.

The recall affects a range of Quaker Oats products, including popular Quaker Chewy Bars flavors like chocolate chip, chocolate chip cookie dough, and dark chocolate chunk, as well as Quaker Puffed Granola Apple Cinnamon and Blueberry Vanilla Cereals.

These products have been distributed across the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Saipan.

Health Risks Associated with Salmonella

Salmonella is known to cause symptoms such as fever, diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal pain. In severe cases, it can lead to more critical conditions, including arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.

As of now, Quaker Oats reports no confirmed illnesses linked to the recalled products.

Quaker Oats advises consumers to discard any affected products found in their homes. For refunds or further information, customers can contact Quaker Oats customer relations at 1-800-492-9322 or visit their dedicated recall website at www.quakergranolarecall.com.

“To date, Quaker has received no confirmed reports of illness related to the products covered by this recall. Quaker has informed the FDA of our actions,” the company said.

For a full list of affected products, consumers can visit the Quaker Oats recall page. The company encourages vigilance and prompt action from consumers who have purchased these products.

With information from Fox Business and FDA

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