Numerous products from prominent coffee industry brands Oatly, Intelligentsia Coffee and Stumptown Coffee Roasters are among 53 items being recalled due to a potential for microbial contamination.
In its recall announcement, the company said certain products did not meet commercial sterility specifications, creating risk for contamination, including by the organism Cronobacter sakazakii. That is the same bacterial culprit that led to the recall of numerous popular infant formula products earlier this year and a subsequent nationwide shortage.
The company said that common symptoms of illness caused by Cronobacter sakazakii include fever, vomiting and urinary tract infection, while vulnerable and immunocompromised populations may be more susceptible to infection.
To date, no illnesses or complaints related to the recalled products have been reported, and none of the recalled products are intended for infants.
Among the recalled products are 12-count 32-ounce “slim cartons” of Oatly’s “Barista Edition” oat milk, a popular option in U.S. cafes and coffee shops.
Other products being recalled are numerous beverages under the the “Lyons Barista Style” brand, 12-count packages of Cold Coffee and Oat Latte cartons by Intelligentsia, and five different 12-count ready-to-drink carton beverages by Stumptown.
The full list of 53 products being recalled can be found here.
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