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Nesquick mix recalled for possible salmonella
Although no illnesses have been reported, Nestle is recalling the chocolate drink powder because one of the food additives may be contaminated.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 08:11 AM
Before you make your child some chocolate milk this morning, make sure it hasn’t been recalled. NBCNews
reports that Nestle is recalling certain lots of Nesquick chocolate powder because it might be tainted.
A company that supplies Nestle with calcium carbonate, an ingredient in powdered Nesquick, recalled the additive for possible salmonella.
No illnesses from the consumption of Nesquick have been reported, but that doesn’t mean there’s no problem. Recalled cans should be disposed of or returned to the store. Anyone who has consumed Nesquick powder and shows signs of salmonella poisoning should seek medical attention.
can show up 12 to 72 hours after consumption and include diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps. They can last four to seven days, and most people recover without treatment. However young children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems will require immediate care for severe diarrhea.
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