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California Natural Products Recalls Various Beverage Products
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Lathrop, CA -- September 9, 2004 -- California Natural Products, Lathrop, California, is recalling various Imagine Foods Rice Dream and Soy Dream, White Wave Silk Soy Milk, and Blue Diamond Almond Breeze beverage products because of a processing failure and the remote possibility that the product could become contaminated with harmful microorganisms.
Product was distributed via distributors and retail centers nationwide.
All products are in 32 FL OZ (1 QT) TetraPak paper containers produced between March 8 and March 22, 2004, with lot codes and expiration dates as follows:
|Brand Name/Product Description|
|Almond Breeze Original|
|Almond Breeze Vanilla|
|Almond Breeze Chocolate|
|Rice Dream Original|
|Rice Dream Original Enriched|
|Rice Dream Vanilla Enriched|
|Rice Dream Vanilla Canadian (Bilingual English and French)|
|Soy Dream Vanilla Enriched|
|White Wave Silk Soy Milks|
|Kirkland Signature by Silk Vanilla Soymilk|
|Starbucks Brand “Vanilla Silk Soymilk Organic”|
|Starbucks Brand “Plain Silk Soy Beverage” Canadian (Bilingual English and French)|
This recall extends only to the specified products and specified lot numbers identified.
It is important to emphasize that the affected products have been sampled and tested for an array of harmful microorganisms. No harmful organisms have been detected in the 60 samples tested. Moreover, no consumer illnesses have been reported to the Company or to its customers. The Company has, however, received complaints regarding product spoilage resulting, in all likelihood, from low pH and non-pathogenic microbial growth due to the processing deviation. The Company has thoroughly investigated the cause of the problem and actively taken steps to correct it.
Consumers may return product to the place of purchase and/or call California Natural Products at 1-800-946-1615 during normal business hours PST.