89 People Reported Sick after Eating Chobani Yogurt
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently investigating claims that 89 people have fallen ill after eating Chobani Greek Yogurt.
Chobani Issues a Recall for Greek Yogurt
- Last week Chobani issued a recall for about 5 percent of their products.
- Chobani asked last week that grocery stores dispose of 35 varieties of the company’s yogurt that were reportedly contaminated with mold.
- This followed reports by consumers that the yogurt tasted like wine and was thinner in consistency. Consumers also reported bloated containers.
- A NBC affiliated states that Chobani assured consumers the recall and mold were simply quality concerns and posed no health risk to those that purchased the contaminated yogurt.
Consumers Allege Illnesses are linked to Chobani Yogurt
- Despite claims by Chobani that the yogurt posed no health risks, 89 have reported illnesses tied to ingesting the contaminated yogurt.
- Those who have fallen ill have experienced nausea, vomiting and cramps leading them to seek medical attention.
- Health officials warn the mold can compromise immune systems making people susceptible to other illnesses and infections.
- As a result of the reported illnesses, the FDA is urging Chobani to speed up its voluntary recall of possibly tainted products.
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