Veggie Booty Recall
FDA Warns Consumers Not to Eat Veggie Booty Snack Food – Risk of Salmonella Contamination
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat Veggie Booty snack food, marketed by Robert’s American Gourmet, due to possible contamination with Salmonella Wandsworth, bacteria that cause gastrointestinal illness.
FDA advises consumers to throw away any Robert’s American Gourmet brand Veggie Booty they have in their home. Veggie Booty is sold in a flexible plastic foil bag in four ounce, one ounce, and one-half ounce packages.
Veggie Booty is often consumed by children, so parents are encouraged to watch their children, and seek medical care if they observe signs of illness.
States reporting illnesses include: California (seven cases), Colorado (five cases), Connecticut (one case), Georgia (one case), Indiana (one case), Massachusetts (three cases), Minnesota (two cases), New Hampshire (two cases), New Jersey (two cases), New York (13 cases), Oregon (one case), Pennsylvania (three cases), Tennessee (one), Texas (one), Vermont (three cases), Washington (four cases), and Wisconsin (two cases).
Veggie Booty Product Recall InformationRobert’s American Gourmet has been alerted to a recent outbreak of salmonella and the potential contamination of Veggie Booty. Due to the serious nature of the health risk, Robert’s has decided to temporarily stop the manufacture and sale of Veggie Booty ONLY until test results can positively identify the source. We stand by our snacks and hope to resume making Veggie Booty shortly.Please note: this product recall is for Veggie Booty ONLY.Read full letter from Rob..
Your next steps:
- Review our Veggie Booty page to identify the Veggy Booty product being recalled;
- Discard the entire contents of the package of Veggie Booty
- Contact 1-800-626-7557 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reimbursement of your purchase. See details…
For more information:
- Why is Robert’s American Gourmet doing this product recall?
- For questions about Salmonella please contact your local doctor or medical services provider
- U.S. Food and Drug Administration June 28, 2007 news release
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention