Aloha Voluntarily Recalls Line Of Premium Protein Products Due To A Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 30, 2015 — Project Healthy Living, Inc. of New York, New York (d/b/a Aloha, Inc.) is voluntarily recalling all packages of Premium Protein powder in chocolate and vanilla blends because it has the potential to be contaminated with Staphylococcus enterotoxin. The presence of Staphylococcus enterotoxins may be injurious to health and may result in staphylococcal food poisoning. Nausea, vomiting, retching, abdominal cramping, and prostration may occur. In more severe cases there may be headache, muscle cramping, and transient changes in blood pressure and pulse.
To date, Aloha has received 17 complaints from customers who have reported transient gastrointestinal symptoms consistent with staphylococcal food poisoning. This voluntary recall is a result of an extensive testing program, which Aloha began immediately following individual customer complaints of gastrointestinal issues. Aloha is working closely with its manufacturer, co-packers, ingredient suppliers and distribution partners to determine the source and cause of the contamination.
All customers who have purchased Aloha's Premium Protein products are instructed to discontinue use and complete the refund form found online at Aloharecall.com. Customers with product remaining are also asked to return the product and its original packaging for further examination.
Customers who have purchased Aloha's Premium Protein products will receive a refund and a store credit. In addition, Aloha will cover 100% of the cost of return shipping. For more information on the recall, please visit www.aloharecall.comdisclaimer icon. No other Aloha products are affected by this recall.
Christ Kitchen Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Blameless Blondies Cookie Bar
Note: "White Chocolate Chips" are listed but without further information The Chocolate Cult can't determine if is really chocolate. We felt it was better to err on the side of caution than to not inform you all about this recall.
Blameless Blondie Brownie was distributed in Spokane Washington through our store location at 2410 N Monroe and several retail locations in the Spokane area between the dates of October 2014 through December 2014.
Blameless Blondies Brownie has the UPC 8 53143 00246 8 and has no best by dates. The expected shelf life is 18 months. The product is sold under brand name Christ Kitchen, net weight 15 oz., and packaged in a white cardboard decretive container.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that distributed product contains milk but product's label did not reveal the presence of milk.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Washington Department of Agriculture (WSDA).
Consumers who have purchased Blameless Blondies are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or replaced with a new product with the proper allergens listed on the tag.
Consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk are advised not to consume this product. Consumers with questions may call Christ Kitchen at 509-325-4343 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PST, Monday through Friday.