Sunday, December 6, 2009

Unilever Issues Nationwide Recall of SlimFast Ready to Drink (RTDs) in All Cans Due to Risk of Possible Contamination

Unilever United States, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of all Slim-Fast® ready-to-drink (RTD) products in cans due to the possibility of contamination with Bacillus cereus, a micro-organism, which may cause diarrhea and possibly nausea and/or vomiting. The products are packaged in paperboard cartons and contain four, six or 12 steel cans that are 11 FL OZ (325 mL) each. Individual cans are also sold in certain retail outlets. The recall involves all Slim-Fast® RTD products in cans, regardless of flavor, Best-By date, lot code or UPC number. No other Slim-Fast® products are affected by this recall. No other Slim-Fast® powdered shakes, meal bars, or snack bars are affected by this recall.

Consumers who have purchased Slim-Fast® RTD products in cans are urged to discard them immediately and contact the company at 1-800-896-9479 for a full refund. The Consumer Services Center is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM ET. A recorded message is available 24/7.


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Alan L. Morton
1005 North Eighth Street
Post Office Box 420
Boise, ID 83701-0420
Telephone: 208.344.5555
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