According to the FDA, The Quaker Oats Company has recently announced an expansion of a previous product recall that includes some 44 common foods sold in Idaho grocery stores

The recall was made public on January 11, 2024, due to concerns over potential contamination with Salmonella, and includes several popular cereals and granola bars.

A variety of Cap'n Crunch cereal, cereal bars and Quaker granola bars and other foods are on list. There's a link to the entire list of foods impacted by the recall below.

Background of the Recall

The initial recall from December 15, 2023, has been extended to include a broader range of products. Salmonella contamination poses a significant health risk, especially to vulnerable groups such as young children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems. Infection symptoms include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In severe cases, Salmonella can cause more critical health issues, including arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.

Products Affected and Consumer Guidance

The extended recall affects various cereals, bars, and snacks distributed across all 50 states of the United States and includes products commonly sold in Idaho grocery stores. 

Quaker Oats urges consumers to examine their pantries for the listed products and dispose of them immediately. For customer support, refunds, or additional information, individuals can contact Quaker Consumer Relations or visit the company's dedicated recall website, 

Also, the SmartLabel QR code on product packaging can be scanned to verify if an item is part of the recall.

Safety Measures and FDA Involvement

In adherence to safety protocols, Quaker Oats has informed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about the recall expansion.

List of Specific Foods Recalled by Quaker Oats

Consumers seeking more detailed information, including a comprehensive list of the recalled products, can refer to the dedicated website or access this specific PDF provided by Quaker Oats for further reference.

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