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Posted May 17, 2002
Update on Recall of Certain Ultra Slim-Fast with Soy Protein Drinks
PRODUCT Ultra Slim-Fast brand with Soy Protein Ready to Drink Liquid Shakes in 11.5 fl. oz. sizes: (a) Orange-Pineapple. Recall # F-397-2; (b) Apple-Cranberry-Raspberry. Recall # F-398-2; (c) Orange-Strawberry-Banana. Recall # F-399-2.
CODE “BEST BY” dates affected: JANUARY 2002 FEBRUARY 2002 MARCH 2002.
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER Recalling Firm: Slim-Fast Foods Co, (a Unilever Co.), West Palm Beach, FL, by telephone, e-mail and fax beginning on February 13, 2001 and by letters on February 14, 2001. Manufacturer: Kagome, Inc., Slim-Fast Foods Co., Los Banos, CA. Firm initiated recall is complete.
REASON Products are contaminated with butyric acid anaerobes, resulting in sour taste and swollen cans.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE 13,896,864 cans.
DISTRIBUTION Nationwide and Internationally. For more information about Nutrition Powders and Drinks, see ConsumerLab.com's Product Review at https://www.consumerlab.com/results/nutdrinks.asp. The recalled products were not among those included in the Review.