Thursday, December 6, 2007

Food Safety Alert! Metromint Flavor Water!

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2007 at 2:21 PM

This just in from the Co-op folks:
December 6, 2007

The North Coast Co-op has received notification from the FDA and the California Department of Public Health that Soma Beverage of San Francisco is recalling its Metromint Flavor Water with Best Before 2008/12/21 due to possible Bacillus cereus contamination.

Bacillus cereus is an agent of short-term (6-8 hours) food poisoning, symptoms being diarrhea and abdominal cramping.

The Eureka Co-op carries this product and has special ordered several cases for members. If you purchased this item, please check to see if the UPC codes match any in the list below:


Return recalled items to Customer Service in either store for a full refund.

Your food safety is our commitment!

Melanie Bettenhausen
Member Linkages Director
North Coast Co-op

See here for official FDA notice.

Product review at Strange New Products blog .

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