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Posted February 14, 2013

Protein Drink Recalled Due To Bacterial Contamination

On December 21, 2012, NBTY issued a voluntary recall of PURE PROTEIN PROTEIN SHOT 25g PROTEIN, GRAPE Flavor PROTEIN DRINK 2.9 fl. Oz. (Manufactured by Worldwide Sport Nutritional Supplements, Inc.) due to potential bacterial contamination.

Independent laboratory testing confirmed the presence of Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus brevis in a sample of the product.

The recalled PURE PROTEIN PROTEIN SHOT 25g PROTEIN, GRAPE Flavor PROTEIN DRINK was sold nationwide and in Puerto Rico and is marked with the following lot numbers and expiration dates:

Lot # 406844, Expiration Date 04/03/2013

Lot # 439941, Expiration Date 07/26/2013

Lot # 445206, Expiration Date 10/31/2013

Lot # 456438, Expiration Date 11/30/2013

See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Protein Powders and Drinks for tests of related products.

For more information about this recall, use the link below.