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Bolthouse Farms is recalling a selection of protein drinks due to possible spoilage that may cause the beverages to appear lumpy, taste unpleasant and have an off odor.
The company has received consumer complaints, including reports of illness.
The following Protein PLUS shakes with 'best by' dates between 6/20/16 – 9/18/16 are being recalled:
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION UPC CODE Protein PLUS Chocolate 325ml/11 oz 0-71464-01868-9 Protein PLUS Chocolate 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-30650-2 Protein PLUS Chocolate 946ml/32oz 0-71464-30651-9 Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 325ml / 11 oz 0-71464-01867-2 Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 15.2 oz 0-71464-01639-5 Protein PLUS Vanilla Bean 32 oz 0-71464-01640-1 Protein PLUS Coffee 325ml / 11 oz 0-71464-01869-6 Protein PLUS Coffee 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-01627-2 Protein PLUS Coffee 946ml/32oz 0-71464-01628-9 Protein PLUS Coconut 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-01892-4 Protein PLUS Strawberry 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-01890-0 Protein PLUS Strawberry 946ml/32oz 0-71464-01891-7 Protein PLUS Banana Honey Almond Butter 325ml/11 oz 0-71464-01918-1 Protein PLUS Banana Honey Almond Butter 450ml/15.2 oz 0-71464-01893-1
The recall also affects the following Mocha Cappuccino products.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION DATE CODE UPC CODE Mocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein 450ml/15.2oz Best by: 9/2/16 0-71464-30051-7 Mocha Cappuccino Perfectly Protein 946ml/32oz Best by: 8/2/16 and 8/3/16 0-71464-30050-0
The best by dates are printed on the cap and label at the neck of the bottle and the UPC appears on the bar code.
Nearly four million bottles of the recalled product have been distributed throughout the U.S.
What to do
Customers should not drink the recalled beverages, but return them to the store where purchased for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at at 1-866-535-3774 from 6:00am to 7:00pm (PST) Monday -- Friday or on line at