Recall notice issued for yogurt

State officials say that a brand of Greek yogurt usually sold in Alaska is being recalled because some consumers have become ill.

Chobani, Inc. is recalling all flavors of its yogurt produced with the Lot Code starting with 16-012 and with Best By Date codes starting with Sep 11-13 to Oct 07-13.

The recall includes 3.5 ounce and 6 ounce cups, 2.25 ounce Champions tubes, 3.5 ounce Bite and Champions cups, 5.3 ounce Flip containers, and 16 ounce and 32 ounce tubs.

Department of Environmental Conservation officials says the product is sold in Alaska, but there have been no reports yet of any illness in Alaska attributed to the product.

According to a bulletin issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Chobani has ceased the distribution of the product because of product bloating and swelling, and some claims of illness by consumers. The FDA says the company is investigating to identify the root cause.

The potentially affected product was distributed nationwide from Chobani’s Twin Falls, Idaho facility and was delivered to consumers through retail and club stores.

Update September 6, 2013 at 11:17 am

Here is Chobani’s customer contact link that was embedded in the above Tweet.

Chobani Greek yogurt purchased at Juneau’s Foodland IGA on Thursday shows the Best By Date code and Lot Code on top of a 6 ounce cup. Photo by Matt Miller/KTOO News

Recent headlines

  • stret_still

    Watch: Red Carpet Concert with Sophia Street

    Anchorage-based singer-songwriter Sophia Street and James Goodreau dropped into KTOO’s arts room to play a Red Carpet Concert.
  • A passenger jet flies past the FAA control tower at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. Cliff Owen/AP

    FAA break-up bill clears U.S. House committee

    A bill to break up the FAA and privatize the nation’s air traffic controllers cleared the Transportation Committee in the U.S. House Thursday night.
  • Juneau residents will vote for three assembly seats and two school board members in the October 7 election. (Photo by Heather Bryant/KTOO)

    Jamie Bursell appointed to open Juneau Assembly seat

    "Her focus on education, her focus on examining our city budget at a really deep level, not just a broad stroke policy level, but getting into the line items – I think that’s a really valuable for assembly members to go after the budget work," said Deputy Mayor Jesse Kiehl.
  • Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, has introduced a new business tax. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

    Representative seeks new business tax

    Rep. Les Gara wants to make sure state budget cuts don’t fall too heavily on working-class and low-income people. Instead, he wants a new business tax.

Comments

Playing Now: