Nesquik Powder, Another Salmonella Recall

Check your cabinets for the UPC codes listed below part of the voluntary recall.

If you've bought Nesquik recently, check the label, it might have been recalled due to potential risk of salmonella. 

Nestlé USA issued the voluntarily recall of Nestlé Nesquik chocolate powder drink mix last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administratons reported.

The company recalled its product when the ingredient supplier, Omya Inc., reported to Nestlé certain lots of an ingredient, calcium carbonate, had the potential for salmonella.

There have been no reports of illness from the recalled product. 

The recall is limited to the following sizes, UPC and production codes of NESQUIK Chocolate Powder:

  UPC code Production codes 40.7 oz. Chocolate
(72 servings)
0 28000 68230 9


21.8 oz. Chocolate 
(38 servings)
0 28000 68090 9 2278574810          
2279574810          2279574820
2284574820          2284574830
2285574810          2285574820
2287574820          2289574810
2278574820 10.9 oz. Chocolate
(19 servings)
0 28000 67990 3 2278574810

The production code is located on the bottom of the canister, adjacent to the consumer expiration date. 

All affected products have an expiration date of "Best Before Oct 2014." 

According to a FDA, the most common symptoms of salmonella, which develop eight to 72 hours after consumption, are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever. It generally last for four to seven days and most recover without treatment.

For more information or for assistance on returning this product, contact Nestlé Consumer Services at 800-628-7679.

Leslie November 13, 2012 at 06:41 PM
Calcium carbonate? Chalk? How does a supply of chalk get infected?


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