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Millions of Protein Shakes Recalled Over Possible Spoilage

The company discovered the problem after getting complaints from consumers, including reports of illness



    The cause of the possible spoilage is under investigation.

    A California-based company is recalling nearly 4 million protein drinks due to possible spoilage that may have made people sick.

    Bolthouse Farms said a selection of its Protein PLUS and Mocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein shakes may appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odor. The company discovered the possible spoilage after getting consumer complaints, including reports of illness.

    The cause of the possible spoilage is under investigation.

    The recall includes Protein PLUS shakes with "best by" date between June 20 and Sept. 18. The following products, which were distributed nationally, should not be consumed:

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    Protein PLUS Chocolate 325ml/11 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01868-9)
    Protein PLUS Chocolate 450ml/15.2 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-30650-2)
    Protein PLUS Chocolate 946ml/32oz (UPC Code 0-71464-30651-9)
    Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 325ml / 11 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01867-2)
    Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 15.2 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01639-5)
    Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 32 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01640-1)
    Protein PLUS Coffee 325ml / 11 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01869-6)
    Protein PLUS Coffee 450ml/15.2 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01627-2)
    Protein PLUS Coffee 946ml/32oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01628-9)
    Protein PLUS Coconut 450ml/15.2 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01892-4)
    Protein PLUS Strawberry 450ml/15.2 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01890-0)
    Protein PLUS Strawberry 946ml/32oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01891-7)
    Protein PLUS Banana Honey Almond Butter 325ml/11 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01918-1)
    Protein PLUS Banana Honey Almond Butter 450ml/15.2 oz (UPC Code 0-71464-01893-1)

    The recall also affects the following Mocha Cappuccino products.

    Mocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein 450ml/15.2oz — Best by: 9/2/16 (UPC Code 0-71464-30051-7)
    Mocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein 946ml/32oz — Best by: 8/2/16 and 8/3/16 (UPC Code 0-71464-30050-0)

    Bolthouse Farms is advising people not to drink these beverages and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. For more information call 1-866-535-3774 between 6:00am to 7:00pm PST, Monday to Friday or visit

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