April 06, 2012

Odwalla, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Chocolate Protein Monster Beverage

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding the recall of Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster beverage in 12-oz and 32-oz bottles. The company received reports of because of reports of allergic reactions to peanuts and/or tree nuts after consuming this beverage.

Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster product that is being recalled includes all "enjoy by" dates prior to 23 MAY 2012 and the specific UPC codes listed below.

  • Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster, 12-oz bottles, UPC Code: 14054 13509
  • Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster, 32-oz bottles, UPC Code: 14054 13504
  • Odwalla Protein Monster "varietypack", (sold exclusively at Costco) 12-oz bottles, four
    of which are Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster, UPC Code: 0 14054 26659 6

These Odwalla Chocolate Protein Monster beverages were distributed nationwide through retail food stores and on-premise foodservice establishments during the last seven weeks. The 12-oz bottles of Chocolate Protein Monster are also available in an Odwalla Protein Monster "variety pack" sold exclusively at Costco during this same timeframe. The variety pack is a 10-pack of 12-oz bottles of the different Protein Monster varieties, four bottles of which are Chocolate Protein Monster.

Chocolate Protein Monster is sold in 12-oz and 32-oz re-sealable plastic packaging and must be kept refrigerated. The beverage labels carry the brand name "Odwalla" and the descriptors "Chocolate Protein Soy and Dairy Protein Shake" and "Protein Monster." Specific "enjoy by" dates can be found printed on the neck of the bottles.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm299121.htm?source=govdelivery.