Vitalabs is now recalling whey protein products due to the potential presence of salmonella bacteria. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Consumers are advised to return affected products to the place of purchase for a full refund or credit.
Free Whey Protein Recall Case Evaluation: If you or a loved one has become severely sickened after consuming Vitalabs whey products included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.
What’s the problem?
March 14, 2011 – Vitalabs, Inc. of Jonesboro, GA is voluntarily recalling four specific lot numbers of Whey-26 Protein Powder due to concerns over potential salmonella contamination.
This recall extends to various parts of the United States including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. The recalled products were offered through a variety of distribution channels including health food stores, clinics, fitness centers and Internet based companies. For a comprehensive list of lot numbers and brand names included in this recall, please visit the FDA website to view the official press release.
Important Salmonella Food Poisoning Information
Salmonella infection is a common bacterial disease affecting the intestinal tract that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Signs and symptoms of salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) include (but are not limited to): fever; diarrhea; nausea; vomiting; abdominal pain; arterial infections; endocarditis, and arthritis.
Click here to learn more about salmonella infection from the Mayo Clinic.
Do I have a Whey Protein Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Vitalabs whey protein recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella food poisoning cases in all 50 states.