Image Source: Nestle USA

BY CHARESSE JAMES
Anchor Megan Murphy


Nestle is recalling more than 200,000 canisters of its chocolate drink mix, Nesquik, because of a possible salmonella contamination.

NECN: “It was sold nationwide - and has an expiration date of october 2014. The company says the recall was prompted when a supplier linked an ingredient to possible salmonella contamination.”

The company voluntarily recalled its drink powder after its ingredient supplier, Omaya Inc, issued a salmonella-related recall of its own. CNN reports the company had...

“...issued a recall of certain lots of its ingredient, calcium carbonate...an Omya spokesperson said that it had notified its other customers of the problem but was not aware of any other recalls at this time.”

But before you start throwing away the chocolate powder, check the canister. Only specific sizes are suspected of being contaminated. Here’s ABC News.

“The recall involves only the 10, 20 and 40 ounce canisters produced early last month and sold nationwide. they have a best if sold by date of October 2014.”

According to WebMD, salmonella poisoning causes diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps,
which can last between 4 to 7 days and is more severe in older adults, small children and those with impaired immune systems.

According to Nestle, while there have been no reports of any illness so far, the company suggests its patrons not drink it.

Nestle Recalls Nesquik Due To Salmonella Risk

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Nov 9, 2012

Nestle Recalls Nesquik Due To Salmonella Risk

Image Source: Nestle USA

BY CHARESSE JAMES
Anchor Megan Murphy


Nestle is recalling more than 200,000 canisters of its chocolate drink mix, Nesquik, because of a possible salmonella contamination.

NECN: “It was sold nationwide - and has an expiration date of october 2014. The company says the recall was prompted when a supplier linked an ingredient to possible salmonella contamination.”

The company voluntarily recalled its drink powder after its ingredient supplier, Omaya Inc, issued a salmonella-related recall of its own. CNN reports the company had...

“...issued a recall of certain lots of its ingredient, calcium carbonate...an Omya spokesperson said that it had notified its other customers of the problem but was not aware of any other recalls at this time.”

But before you start throwing away the chocolate powder, check the canister. Only specific sizes are suspected of being contaminated. Here’s ABC News.

“The recall involves only the 10, 20 and 40 ounce canisters produced early last month and sold nationwide. they have a best if sold by date of October 2014.”

According to WebMD, salmonella poisoning causes diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps,
which can last between 4 to 7 days and is more severe in older adults, small children and those with impaired immune systems.

According to Nestle, while there have been no reports of any illness so far, the company suggests its patrons not drink it.

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