Chobani, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Greek Yogurt Because of Product Concerns
September 5, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 5, 2013 - Chobani, Inc., of Twin Falls, Idaho is voluntarily recalling Greek Yogurt.
The company has ceased the distribution of the product due to reports of product bloating and swelling and some claims of illness as the company continues its investigation to identify the root cause.
The potentially affected product was distributed nationwide from its Twin Falls, Idaho facility and was delivered to consumers through retail and club stores.
The products subject to recall are identified as follows:
Best By Date Codes IMS Number Chobani Branded Products UPC Codes
Sep 11 – 13 (four digit time stamp)
Oct 07-13 (four digit time stamp) 16-012 (three digit line number) Chobani 6 oz. cups – all flavors
Chobani 16 oz. tubs – all flavors
Chobani 32 oz. tubs – all flavors
Chobani 3.5 oz. cups – all flavors
Chobani Bite™ 3.5 oz. cups – all flavors
Chobani Flip™ 5.3 oz. containers – all flavors
Chobani Champions® cups 3.5 oz. – all flavors
Chobani Champions® tubes 2.25 oz., 8, 16 and 36 count – all flavors See attached list.
Consumers who have purchased the product should discard the product and may contact the company's Customer Loyalty Team at chobani.com/care1 or call us at 877-847-6181 between the hours of 9am and 5pm ET. Our team is diligently working to coordinate replacements or refunds and will be in touch as soon as possible during this time of very high contact volumes.
The quality of Chobani products and the trust of its consumers are the company's primary concern, and it sincerely apologizes to its consumers impacted by this issue. Chobani holds itself to the highest standards and is committed to fully transparent and decisive action to rectify any identified issues.
This voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
LIST OF RECALLED PRODUCTS
Description UPC Code
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Plain 8-94700-01001-4
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Vanilla 8-94700-01002-1
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Honey 8-94700-01003-8
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Strawberry 8-94700-01004-5
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Blueberry 8-94700-01005-2
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Peach 8-94700-01006-9
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Lemon 8-94700-01009-0
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Pineapple 8-94700-01010-6
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Passion Fruit 8-94700-01011-3
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Raspberry 8-94700-01012-0
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Pomegranate 8-94700-01015-1
12/6 oz. Chobani 0% Black Cherry 8-94700-01016-8
12/6 oz Chobani 0% Apple Cinnamon 8-94700-01017-5
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Plain 8-94700-01031-1
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% StrawberryBanana 8-94700-01032-8
12/6 oz. Chobani 2% Mango 8-94700-01033-5
12/6 oz Chobani 0% Blood Orange 8-94700-01034-2
12/6 oz Chobani 2% Banana 8-94700-01044-1
12/6 oz Chobani 0% Pear 8-18290-01202-9
12/6 oz Chobani 2% Apricot 8-18290-01258-6
12/6 oz Chobani 0% Blackberry