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.
The size canisters being recalled are the 10.9-ounce, 21.8-ounce, and 40.7-ounce sizes. A specific list of recalled Nesquick canisters is on the Recall Owl website.
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.
Salmonella symptoms 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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