Cooler Malfunction During High Heat Leads to Recall from Idaho Foodbank

about 27,000 pounds of food is affected by the organization's recall

Cooler Malfunction During High Heat Leads to Recall from Idaho Foodbank
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july 24, 2017

The Idaho Foodbank has announced that it is recalling about 27,000 pounds of food that may not be safe for consumption.

What's being recalled?

The organization's recall includes coconut drinks, broccoli cheddar soup, eggs, and cheese products that were not continuously maintained or stored at the required temperature due to a malfunction in the cooler. This could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed.

The Idaho Foodbank discovered the problem after reviewing cooler temperature records during high heat.

The affected products were distributed from North-Central Idaho and Southwest Idaho (Magic Valley and Wood River Areas) locations. This happened on dates between July 10 and July 14, 2017.

What should consumers do?

Consumers who obtained any of these identified products should not consume them. The products should be immediately thrown away.

No illnesses or injuries related to this reall have been reported or confirmed to date.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall can contact Jennifer Erickson at (208) 336-9643.