Quaker Oats is expandingto include additional cereals, granola bars and snacks sold across the U.S. because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
The recalled products are sold throughout the 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and Saipan, Quaker Oats said in a notice posted Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. See here for a full list of the recalled items, including those listed in an initial recall in mid-December.
Salmonella can cause serious illness if it enters the bloodstream, especially in young children, elderly people and those with weakened immune systems. The organism causes an estimated 1.3 million infections in Americans every year, resulting in an average of more than 26,000 hospitalizations and 420 deaths, CDC data shows.
www.QuakerRecallUSA.com for additional information or product reimbursement.
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