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Recall & Advice to Consumers & Retailers

Salmonella Virchow Infections Linked to Raw Meal Organic Shake and Meal Products (Final Update)

This outbreak investigation is over. However, the recalled products have a long shelf life and may still be in people's homes. Consumers unaware of the recall could continue to eat the products and potentially get sick. Read the Recall & Advice to Consumers and Retailers.

Garden of Life RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal Product

Garden of Life RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal Product

Expanded Recall

On February 12, 2016, Garden of Life, LLC expanded its recall of RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal chocolate, original, vanilla, and vanilla chai products to include additional lots. Visit the FDA website for a complete list of recalled products.

Recall

On January 29, 2016, Garden of Life, LLC voluntarily recalled a limited quantity of its RAW Meal Organic Shake & Meal products available in chocolate, original, vanilla, and vanilla chai because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Virchow. These products were sold in sizes ranging from single serving packets to full size and were available for purchase nationwide in many retail stores and online.

 

View the Full List of Recalled Products

Product Name Expiration Date Lot Number
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate 10 CNT Tray 8/1/2017 47200200
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 8/1/2017 47215800
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 8/1/2017 47243600
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Half Size 8/1/2017 47198400
RAW Organic Meal Full Size 8/1/2017 47222300
RAW Organic Meal Full Size 8/1/2017 47248900
RAW Organic Meal Half Size 8/1/2017 47225700
RAW Organic Meal Half Size 8/1/2017 47198700
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai 10 CNT Tray 8/1/2017 47183200
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Half Size 8/1/2017 47215400
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Half Size 8/1/2017 47202000
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 8/1/2017 47200100
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 8/1/2017 47198600
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Half Size 8/1/2017 47198500
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 8/31/2017 47200000
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Half Size 8/31/2017 47243000
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Full Size 8/31/2017 47215600
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 8/31/2017 47202100
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 9/1/2017 47198800
RAW Organic Meal Full Size 9/1/2017 47214600
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Full Size 9/1/2017 47215500
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Full Size 9/1/2017 47215501
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 9/1/2017 47216100
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 9/1/2017 47225500
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 9/1/2017 47225900
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 9/1/2017 47249200
RAW Organic Meal 10 CNT Tray 9/12/2017 47214800
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai 10 CNT Tray 9/30/2017 47183201
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 9/30/2017 47198601
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Half Size 9/30/2017 47206000
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 9/30/2017 47225600
RAW Organic Meal Half Size 9/30/2017 47225800
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Half Size 9/30/2017 47226200
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Half Size 9/30/2017 47226400
RAW Organic Meal Full Size 9/30/2017 47236000
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla 10 CNT Tray 9/30/2017 47248000
RAW Organic Meal Full Size 9/30/2017 47248901
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 9/30/2017 47253900
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Half Size 9/30/2017 47257401
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 10/1/2017 47226000
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 10/31/2017 47216200
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 10/31/2017 47225601
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 10/31/2017 47226100
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Half Size 10/31/2017 47226201
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Full Size 10/31/2017 47226300
RAW Organic Meal Full Size 10/31/2017 47246500
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Full Size 10/31/2017 47247600
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Half Size 10/31/2017 47247800
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 11/30/2017 47247700
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Half Size 11/30/2017 47247801
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Half Size 11/30/2017 47257001
RAW Organic Meal Full Size 11/30/2017 47246501
RAW Organic Meal Half Size 11/30/2017 47269900
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla 10 CNT Tray 11/30/2017 47275400
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Chai Full Size 11/30/2017 47247601
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 11/30/2017 47225602
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Half Size 11/30/2017 47273200
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Half Size 11/30/2017 47247900
RAW Organic Meal Chocolate Full Size 12/31/2017 47256902
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Full Size 12/31/2017 47257100
RAW Organic Meal Vanilla Half Size 12/31/2017 47287600

Advice to Consumers & Retailers

Recalled Garden of Life RAW Meal products have a long shelf life and may still be in people's homes.

  • Consumers should check their homes for any of the recalled RAW Meal products and should not eat them.
  • The recalled RAW Meal products were sold nationwide in retail stores and online.

What to do if you have any of the recalled RAW Meal products:

  • Throw away the product immediately or return it to the store where it was purchased.
  • Even if some of the RAW Meal product has been eaten without anyone getting sick, you should throw the rest away.
  • When you throw it away, put it in a closed plastic bag and place the bag in a sealed trash can. This will prevent other people or animals from eating it.
  • Consumers can contact Garden of Life with questions at 1-866-465-0051.

Retailers should not sell the recalled Garden of Life RAW Meal products.

Recalled Garden of Life RAW Meal products may make people sick.

  • This is especially important for children under the age of 5 years, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems. These groups of people are more likely to have a severe illness from a Salmonella infection.
  • People who think they might have become ill from eating a recalled Garden of Life RAW Meal product should talk to a health care provider. Symptoms include:
    • Diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection.
    • The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most persons recover without treatment.
    • See Signs and Symptoms for more information.
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