Update on the investigation of Adverse Event Reports: French Lentil & Leek Crumbles (June 2022)

September 15, 2022- The CDC published an update on the investigation of consumer complaints of gastrointestinal illness, and abnormal liver function that may be attributable to eating Daily Harvest French Lentil & Leek Crumbles frozen product. On June 17, 2022, in response to consumer complaints, Daily Harvest voluntarily initiated a recall of their French Lentil & Leek Crumbles. In response to Consumer Adverse Event Reports (CAERS) and Consumer Complaints submitted to the FDA, the FDA has initiated an investigation. As of September 15, 2022, the FDA has received 386 CAERS reports and Consumer Complaints related to this product, and there were 130 hospitalizations. Thirty-nine states (AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MA, MN, MS, MI, MO, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA,  and WI) had CAERS. The last reported illness was on September 4, 2022. The products were sold online and in two retail stores (Daily Harvest store in Chicago, IL, and a store in Los Angeles. The update does not provide any reason for the illnesses three months after the recall. @ https://www.fda.gov/food/outbreaks-foodborne-illness/investigation-adverse-event-reports-french-lentil-leek-crumbles-june-2022?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

 Investigation of Adverse Event Reports: French Lentil & Leek Crumbles
Investigation of Adverse Event Reports: French Lentil & Leek Crumbles

Check your freezers for and do not eat, sell, or serve recalled French Lentil & Leek Crumbles from Daily Harvest. FDA’s investigation is ongoing.

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