Nestlé is voluntary recalling limited quantities of Nestlé NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder over a possible risk of salmonella.
The recall includes the 10.9, 21.8 and 40.7 ounce canisters of NESQUIK Chocolate Powder produced during early October 2012, according to a news release from the company.
The news release said, Omya Inc., which supplies calcium carbonate, has issued a recall of certain lots of calcium carbonate due to possible presence of Salmonella.
There have been no reports of any illnesses or adverse health effects associated with the affected product.
No other varieties of NESQUIK powder or any sizes or flavors are affected by this recall.
Nestlé is removing the canisters from distribution.
To locate the production code, consumers should look on the bottom of the canister, adjacent to the consumer expiration date.
All affected products have an expiration date of Best Before Oct 2014.
The items included in the recall include:
40.7 oz. Chocolate (72 servings)
UPC code: 0 28000 68230 9
21.8 oz. Chocolate (38 servings)
UPC code: 0 28000 68090 9
10.9 oz. Chocolate (19 servings)
UPC code: 0 28000 67990 3
If you bought NESQUIK Chocolate Powder included in the recall, return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or contact Nestlé Consumer Services at (800) 628-7679.
Nesquik is sold in several Connecticut stores.