Awareness Corp. of Mesa, Arizona has issued a recall for Boost Tea that may be contaminated with Salmonella. Consumers who have purchased this tea should not drink it. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported.
The recalled tea was sold in 7.4 ounce white plastic containers marked with the lot number #022615 on the bottom and an expiration date of 10/17 stamped on the container. It was first sold to distributors on or about December 15, 2015.
Salmonella can cause serious illness. Symptoms of an infection include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In cases where the infection travels to the bloodstream, complications such as arterial infections, endocarditis and arthritis.
“We have been informed by a reliable source that organic spinach powder produced by FutureCeuticals tested positive for Salmonella in another company’s product, not in Boost Tea. Boost Tea also contains this organic spinach powder ingredient obtained from supplier FutureCeuticals,” the recall announcement from Awareness Corp. states.