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Lyons Magnus Recalls 53 Products Due to Potential Bacterial Contamination

Anuradha Garg - Author
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Aug. 2 2022, Published 1:26 p.m. ET

On July 29, Lyons Magnus announced that it recalled 53 products, including nutritional and beverage products. The reason for the recall is potential bacterial contamination. The Lyons Magnus recall brands list includes protein drinks and cold-brew coffees. Which items are on the recall list?

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Lyons Magnus is a foodservice industry giant. It develops and markets products to meet food industry needs. Its three main divisions are Foodservice, Ingredients, and International. It offers products, including toppings, sauces, juices, syrups, healthcare items, and fruit and flavor preparations. The recalled products include name brands like Protein Premier, Glucerna, and Aloha among others.

Lyons Magnus reported a possible bacteria contamination.

The preliminary root cause analysis shows that the products didn't meet commercial sterility specifications. The company has voluntarily recalled the products due to possible microbial contamination including from the organism Cronobacter sakazakii. Notably, this bacterium triggered a recall of powdered infant formula earlier in 2022. It was also linked to the death of at least two infants. However, as far as Lyons’ products are concerned, no illness has been reported yet.

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None of the products that are being recalled are meant for infants. Cronobacter infections are rare and the common symptoms of illness could include fever, vomiting, and a urinary tract infection. These infections are most likely to impact young infants, people over the age of 65 years, and people who have weakened immune systems.

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Consumers should dispose off or return the recalled products.

The FDA is recommending that anyone in possession of a recalled product either dispose of it or return it for a refund. The 53 products that have been recalled are packed in different forms and are under multiple brand names. Consumers with questions may contact the Lyons Recall Support Center 24/7 at 1-800-627-0557, or visit its website.

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Here's a list of some recalled Lyons Magnus products.

The full list of recalled products can be found on the FDA’s website. The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the FDA. The list includes the following brands, which have further several products under each one of them:

Aloha

Plant-based protein

Imperial

  • Med Plus 2.0 Nutritional Drink, Butter Pecan, Vanilla
  • Med Plus NSA 1.7 Vanilla Nutritional Drink
  • Thickened Dairy Drink. Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
  • Thickened Dairy Drink. Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency

Intelligentsia

  • Cold Coffee
  • Oat Latte

Kate Farms

  • Pediatric Standard 1.2 Vanilla

Lyons Barista Style

  • Non-Dairy Beverage, Almond, Coconut, Oat

Lyons Ready Care

  • Thickened Dairy Drink, Moderately Thick/Honey Consistency
  • Thickened Dairy Drink, Mildly Thick/Nectar Consistency
  • 2.0 High-Calorie High Protein Nutritional Drink Butter Pecan, Chocolate, and Vanilla

MRE

  • Protein Shake, Cookies & Cream, Milk Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Vanilla Milk Shake

Oatly

  • Oat-Milk Barista Edition

Premier Protein

  • Café Latte, Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla

Pirq

  • Plant Protein Caramel Coffee, Decadent Chocolate, Golden Vanilla, Very Strawberry
  • Glucerna Original, Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla

Stumptown

  • Cold Brew Coffee, Cream & Sugar-Chocolate, Cream & Sugar-Original, Oat Milk-Horchata, Oat Milk-Chocolate, Oat Milk-Original
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