Nesquik Recall 2012: What Nestle Products Are Affected?

By Staff Reporter on November 9, 2012 12:17 PM EST

Nesquik
Nesquik has issued a voluntary recall for certain chocolate powders. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Nestle Nesquik announced on Thursday, Nov. 8 that limited quantities of their chocolate powder is being voluntarily recalled in the U.S. Some products are suspected to have Salmonella.

According to the Nesquik site, ingredient supplier Omya Inc. has reported that certain ingredients found in their chocolate powder may have a "possible presence of Salmonella." The ingredient in question found in Nesquik is calcium carbonate.

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The recall is currently voluntary, and no reports of illnesses associated with the product have been recorded. 

Is your Nestle Nesquik product affected?

Nestle Nesquik advices that the products that potentially contain Salmonella were produced during early October, 2012. The following Nesquik chocolate powder products should be returned to the retailer for a full refund:

-40.7 oz. Chocolate (72 servings) UPC Code 0 28000 68230 9 

Product Codes: 2282574810

                      2282574820

-21.8 oz. Chocolate (38 servings) UPC Code 0 28000 68090 9

Product Codes: 2278574810

                      2278574820

                       2279574810

                      2279574820

                       2284574820

                      2284574840

                      2285574810

                      2285574820

                      2287574820

                      2289574810

                      2289574820

-10.9 oz. Chocolate (19 servings) UPC Code 0 28000 67990 3

Product Codes: 2278574810

Those suffering from Salmonella poisoning will have symptoms including: diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps. According to WebMd, symptoms develop 12-72 hours after infection and the illness can last 4-7 days without treatment. Nestle Nesquik advices infants, older people, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems that are suffering from these symptoms to seek medical attention because Salmonella poisoning may be life threatening. 

To read Nestle Nesquik's full recall release click HERE.

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