RECALL: Company recalls major Greek yogurt brand due to claims of illness

RECALL: Company recalls major Greek yogurt brand due to claims of illness
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POSTED: Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 2:24pm

UPDATED: Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 2:24pm

Chobani, Inc., of Twin Falls, Idaho is voluntarily recalling Greek Yogurt.

The company has ceased the distribution of the product due to reports of product bloating and swelling and some claims of illness as the company continues its investigation to identify the root cause.

The potentially affected product was distributed nationwide from its Twin Falls, Idaho facility and was delivered to consumers through retail and club stores.

The products subject to recall are identified as follows:

Best By Date Codes

IMS Number

Chobani Branded Products UPC Codes
Sep 11 –13 (four digit time stamp)
to
Oct 07-13 (four digit time stamp)

 

 

16-012 (three digit line number)

Chobani 6 oz. cups – all flavors
Chobani 16 oz. tubs – all flavors
Chobani 32 oz. tubs – all flavors
Chobani 3.5 oz. cups – all flavors
Chobani Bite™ 3.5 oz. cups – all flavors
Chobani Flip™ 5.3 oz. containers – all flavors
Chobani Champions® cups 3.5 oz. – all flavors
Chobani Champions® tubes 2.25 oz., 8, 16 and 36 count – all flavors
See list below

Consumers who have purchased the product should discard the product and may contact the company's Customer Loyalty Team at chobani.com/care or call us at 877-847-6181 between the hours of 9am and 5pm ET. Our team is diligently working to coordinate replacements or refunds and will be in touch as soon as possible during this time of very high contact volumes.

The quality of Chobani products and the trust of its consumers are the company's primary concern, and it sincerely apologizes to its consumers impacted by this issue. Chobani holds itself to the highest standards and is committed to fully transparent and decisive action to rectify any identified issues.

This voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

LIST OF RECALLED PRODUCTS
Description UPC Code
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Plain 8-94700-01001-4
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Vanilla 8-94700-01002-1
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Honey 8-94700-01003-8
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Strawberry 8-94700-01004-5
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Blueberry 8-94700-01005-2
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Peach 8-94700-01006-9
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Lemon 8-94700-01009-0
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Pineapple 8-94700-01010-6
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Passion Fruit 8-94700-01011-3
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Raspberry 8-94700-01012-0
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Pomegranate 8-94700-01015-1
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Black Cherry 8-94700-01016-8
12/6 oz Chobani 0% Apple Cinnamon 8-94700-01017-5
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Plain 8-94700-01031-1
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% StrawberryBanana 8-94700-01032-8
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Mango 8-94700-01033-5
12/6 oz Chobani 0% Blood Orange 8-94700-01034-2
12/6 oz Chobani 2% Banana 8-94700-01044-1
12/6 oz Chobani 0% Pear 8-18290-01202-9
12/6 oz Chobani 2% Apricot 8-18290-01258-6
12/6 oz Chobani 0% Blackberry 8-18290-01259-3
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Key Lime Blend 8-18290-01271-5
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Coconut Blend 8-18290-01273-9
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Orange Vanilla Blend 8-18290-01274-6
15/6 oz Chobani Blue 0% Club Pack, BB, Straw, Peach 8-18290-01216-6
6/6 oz. Chobani 0% Peach 8-94700-01030-4
6/6 oz Chobani 2% Pineapple 8-94700-01038-0
6/6 oz Chobani 0% Black Cherry 8-94700-01039-7
6/6 oz Chobani 0% Strawberry 8-94700-01040-3
6/6 oz Chobani 0% Blueberry 8-94700-01041-0
6/4/6oz Chobani 0% Key Lime Blend 8-18290-01275-3
6/4/6oz Chobani 0% Raspberry Blend 8-18290-01276-0
6/4/6oz Chobani 2% Coconut Blend 8-18290-01277-7
6/4/6oz Chobani 2% Orange Vanilla Blend 8-18290-01278-4
6/4/6oz Chobani 0% Vanilla Blend 8-18290-01279-1
6/4/6oz Chobani 2% Strawberry Banana Blend 8-18290-01280-7
6/4/6oz Chobani 0% Strawberry FOB 8-18290-01281-4
6/4/6oz Chobani 0% Blueberry FOB 8-18290-01282-1
6/4/6oz Chobani 0% Black Cherry FOB 8-18290-01283-8
6/4/6oz Chobani 0% Peach FOB 8-18290-01284-5
6/4/6oz Chobani 2% Pineapple FOB 8-18290-01285-2
6/4/6oz Chobani 0% Blackberry FOB 8-18290-01286-9
6/16 oz Chobani 0% Plain 8-94700-01007-6
6/16 oz Chobani 0%Vanilla 8-94700-01008-3
6/16 oz Chobani 2% Mango Blended 8-94700-01018-2
6/16 oz Chobani 0% Peach Blended 8-94700-01029-8
6/16 oz Chobani 2% Plain 8-94700-01037-3
6/16 oz Chobani 2% Van Choc Chunk Blended 8-94700-01045-8
6/16 oz Chobani 2% Pineapple Blended 8-94700-01046-5
6/16 oz Chobani 0% Blueberry Blended 8-94700-01055-7
6/16 oz Chobani 0% Black Cherry Blended 8-94700-01056-4
6/32 oz. Chobani 0% Plain 8-94700-01013-7
6/32 oz. Chobani 0% Vanilla 8-94700-01014-4
6/32 oz. Chobani 0% Strawberry 8-94700-01026-7
6/32 oz. Chobani 2% Plain 8-94700-01043-4
6/32 oz. Chobani 0% Plain Club Pack 8-94700-10184-2
6/4/3.5 oz Champions 1.5% Van Choc Chunk 8-94700-01048-9
6/4/3.5 oz Champions 1.5% Very Berry 8-94700-01049-6
6/4/3.5 oz Champions 1.5% Banana Honey 8-94700-01052-6
6/4/3.5 oz Champions 1.5% Orange Vanilla 8-94700-01058-8
6/4/3.5oz Champions 2% Strawberry 8-18290-01261-6
6/4/3.5oz Champions 2% Blueberry 8-18290-01262-3
6/4/3.5oz Champions 2% Strawberry Banana 8-18290-01263-0
6/4/3.5oz Champions 2% Dragonfruit 8-18290-01264-7
6/4/3.5 oz Chobani 0% Bite Raspberry w/ Dark Chocolate Chips 8-18290-01208-1
6/4/3.5 oz Chobani 0% Bite Coffee w/ Dark Chocolate Chips 8-18290-01209-8
6/4/3.5 oz Chobani 2% Bite Fig w/ Orange Zest 8-18290-01210-4
6/4/3.5 oz Chobani 2% Bite Caramel w/ Pineapple 8-18290-01211-1
6/4/3.5 oz Chobani 2% Bite Honey Ginger 8-18290-01213-5
6/4/3.5 oz Chobani 0% Bite Mint Chocolate Chunk 8-18290-01293-7
3/8/3.5oz Chobani 0% Strawberry/Peach 8-18290-01287-6
3/8/3.5oz Chobani 0% Strawberry/Blueberry 8-18290-01288-3
3/8/3.5oz Chobani 0% Black Cherry/Blackberry 8-18290-01289-0
3/8/3.5oz Chobani 2% Mango/Pineapple 8-18290-01290-6
4/4/3.5 oz 2% Champions Club BH/VB 8-94700-10102-6
8/8/2.25 oz 1.5% Jammin Strawberry 8-18290-01204-3
8/8/2.25 oz 1.5% Rockin Blueberry 8-18290-01205-0
8/8/2.25 oz 1.5% Chillin Cherry 8-18290-01206-7
8/8/2.25 oz 1.5% Swirlin Strawberry Banana 8-18290-01207-4
8/8/2.25 oz 2% Flyin' Dragon Fruit 8-18290-01265-4
6/16/2.25 oz Champs 1.5% Rockin Blueberry & Jammin Strawberry 8-18290-01225-8
6/16/2.25 oz 1.5% Chillin Cherry & Swirlin Strawberry Banana 8-18290-01240-1
6/36/2.25 oz Champs 1.5% CP Rockin Blueberry & Jammin Strawberry 8-18290-01230-2
12/5.3 oz Chobani 0% Flip Strawberry Sunrise 8-18290-01226-5
12/5.3 oz Chobani 1.5% Flip Key Lime Crumble 8-18290-01227-2
12/5.3 oz Chobani 1.5% Flip Almond Coco Loco 8-18290-01228-9
12/5.3 oz Chobani 0% Flip Vanilla Golden Crunch 8-18290-01229-6
12/5.3 oz. Chobani 0% Flip Blueberry Power 8-18290-01247-0
12/5.3 oz. Chobani 1.5% Flip Peachy Pistachio 8-18290-01248-7
12/5.3 oz. Chobani 2% Flip Tropical Escape 8-18290-01249-4
12/5.3 oz. Chobani 2% Flip Nutty for Nana 8-18290-01260-9

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