USA – FDA Enforcement Report – Firm testing found trace levels of yeast in the product. Further investigation found the presence of Candida pelliculosa.

Product Details

Product Description:

Yakult Nonfat Probiotic Drink; Live and active Lactobacillus casei Shitota; 2.7 FL. OZ. (80 mL), 5 individual bottles per pack, 10 packs per case. Bottle UPC: 4520 8812 5 pack UPC: 6 99235 00100 7 Ingredients: Water, Sugar, Nonfat Milk, Glucose, Natural Flavors, Lactobacillus Casei Shirota.

Reason for Recall:

Firm testing found trace levels of yeast in the product. Further investigation found the presence of Candida pelliculosa.

Product Quantity: 16,073 cases

Recall Number: F-0771-2021

Code Information: Lot code 0601ST03; Best if used by Jul 07 and Jul 08, 2021

Classification: Class II

Event Details

Event ID: 88204

Voluntary / Mandated: Voluntary: Firm initiated

Product Type: Food

Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public: Letter

Status: Ongoing

Distribution Pattern: CA, MD, VA, WI, NC, NY, GA, FL, WA

Recalling Firm:

Yakult U.S.A. Inc.
17235 Newhope St Bldg B
Fountain Valley, CA 92708-4274
United States

Recall Initiation Date: 6/26/2021

Center Classification Date: 7/8/2021

Date Terminated:

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