The soy nut butter brand, “I.M. Healthy” has been declared infected with E. Coli and has sickened at least 12 people. In a report made by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 11 out of the 12 infected people are under 18 years of age. Half of them have had to be hospitalized and four of them have already developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which is a potentially fatal form of kidney failure. HUS is most common is children, the elderly, and people with compromised immune systems. So far, none of the 12 infected victims have died.
What should you look for?:
-4-Pound foodservice package sold to schools and child care facilities with “best by Nov. 16, 2018 and July 25, 2018”
-Single-Serve Cups with “best by August 8th, 2018”
If you have any questions about the product or about this recall, contact the company at 800-288-1012.
“Some products are manufactured in a way that makes them inherently unsafe in order to simply save money during the manufacturing process. Shortcuts cannot be made or lives may be put in danger. Consumer Safety should never be optional,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.