Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance Recall
New England Greens of Canaan, Connecticut has announced a Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance recall due to possible Salmonella contamination.
About the Green/ Rainbow Vibrance Recall
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), New England Greens has recalled Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance products because the organic parsley leaf powder used in both may have Salmonella.
No illnesses, complaints or other health problems have been reported. Tests have been run on both products and no contamination has been found. Nonetheless, customers are recommended to stop using the products immediately and to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Medical Effects of Using the Recalled Green/ Rainbow Vibrance
Vibrant Health (vibranthealth.us) states that Green Vibrance and Rainbow Vibrance are products that help cells perform at their utmost ability. This helps increase energy, have greater clarity of thought, and have better immunity.
Salmonella is a bacteria organism that may cause mild to severe food poisoning. It may be fatal for people with weak immune systems (children, the elderly, etc.). Healthy people with Salmonella poisoning may experience fever, (bloody) diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare cases, more serious illnesses such as arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis may result.
Description of Recalled Green/ Rainbow Vibrance
- 10 lots of Green Vibrance and 1 lot of Rainbow Vibrance have been recalled.
- 53,740 units of the products were sold into the marketplace.
- The recalled products were distributed nationwide through brick-and-mortar and online health food retailers.
- The powder products come packaged in white, high-density polyethylene canister jars, ranging in size from 20 ounce to 51 ounce.
- Rainbow Vibrance, pdr, 177 gm, 30 day (code: RV19 / lot #: 131193) was recalled.
- The recall also includes:
- Green Vibrance Capsules, 240 count (code: GVC / lot #: 1401078)
- Green Vibrance Single Serving Display (code: GVSD / lot #: 1040176)
- Green Vibrance pdr, 363 gm, 30-day (code GV30 / lot #: 1041083, 1401092, 1401094)
- Green Vibrance pdr, 181.5 gm, 15-day (code: GV15 / lot #: 1041084, 1041086, 1041087, 1041088, 1041089)