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HP Hood LLC Voluntarily Recalls Protein Drinks From Its Sacramento Facility Due To Premature Spoilage

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HP Hood LLC Voluntarily Recalls Protein Drinks From Its Sacramento Facility Due To Premature Spoilage


Company Announcement Date:
June 17, 2016
FDA Publish Date:
February 09, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Company Name:
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Muscle Milk
Product Description:
Product Description
Multiple varieties of Muscle Milk

Company Announcement

Lynnfield, MA – Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on its customers' wellness and safety, HP Hood LLC is voluntarily recalling certain code dates of protein drinks from its Sacramento, CA, facility, due to the potential for premature product spoilage.

HP Hood is voluntarily recalling specific products after identifying a possible packaging defect that may result in product spoilage during transport and handling. Consumers may notice that, in some cases, the packaging is bloated and product inside may have an off taste or odor. Consumers should not use the product, since it does not meet its high quality standards.

The recalled products are limited to plastic bottles of 14 oz. and 10 oz. MUSCLE MILK® Genuine, MUSCLE MILK® Pro Series, MUSCLE MILK® 100 Calorie, with Best By dates of November 21, 2016 through May 23, 2017, with an "HS" in the code date. This recall applies only to the products listed below. The Best By and code dates are printed on the top of the lid of single serve bottles.

No confirmed reports have been received of any consumer illness nor injuries to date.

If a consumer has any of the MUSCLE MILK® products listed, they should return it to the store where they were purchased for an exchange, or call Customer Relations at 1-877-446-7635 Monday – Thursday 7:45 AM – 4:00 PM CST or Friday 7:45 AM – 2:45 PM CST.

Muscle Milk 14ozBanana8-76063-00223-38-76063-00203-5
Muscle Milk 14ozChocolate8-76063-00221-98-76063-00201-1
Muscle Milk 14ozCookies N Crème8-76063-00224-08-76063-00204-2
Muscle Milk 14ozStrawberry8-76063-00229-58-76063-00209-7
Muscle Milk 14ozVanilla Crème8-76063-00222-68-76063-00202-8
Muscle Milk 14ozCaramel Kick8-76063-00214-18-76063-00219-6
Muscle Milk 10ozChocolate8-76063-00271-48-76063-00261-5
Muscle Milk 10ozVanilla Crème8-76063-00272-18-76063-00262-2
Muscle Milk Pro Series 40 14 ozCrushin' Cookies8-76063-00293-68-76063-00283-7
Muscle Milk Pro Series 40 14 ozIntense Vanilla8-76063-00291-28-76063-00281-3
Muscle Milk Pro Series 40 14 ozKnock Out Chocolate8-76063-00290-58-76063-00280-6
Muscle Milk Pro Series 40 14 ozGoing Bananas8-76063-00294-38-76063-00284-4
Muscle Milk 100 Calorie 14 ozChocolate8-76063-00575-38-76063-00565-4

This recall is being initiated out of an abundance of caution, with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration.

The products at issue can be identified by an "HS" designation in the lot code on the bottle cap.

  • Bottle cap with lot code displayed
  • Chocolate Muscle Milk, 14 FL OZ



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