Honey Stinger Recalls Some Protein Chews Due to Reported Nausea and Vomiting

In a statement released yesterday by Honey Stinger, Honey Stinger recalled some protein chews due to “several consumer reports of nausea and vomiting shortly after consuming the Protein Chews.”

Honey Stinger noted that nothing more serious than the nausea and vomiting has occurred, and that the complaints are unusual because “they occur very soon after consuming the Protein Chews, and because we have been unable to find any pathogen or undeclared allergen in product testing to date.”

Photo: Jeff Barber
Photo: Jeff Barber

The press release continues:

“While the manufacturer of the Protein Chews and EN-R-G Foods both continue to exhaustively test the product at accredited laboratories, the health and satisfaction of our consumers remains the most important thing we have.  In an abundance of caution, and while we continue to investigate these complaints, consult with regulators and await further laboratory analysis, we want to take every interim measure we can to preserve our customers’ health, trust and loyalty.  Accordingly, after consulting with the United States Food & Drug Administration, we are asking that you DO NOT EAT and DISCARD any Honey Stinger® Protein chews you may have while we continue our investigation. We will be glad to replace the product with other, unaffected Honey Stinger® products. If you purchased these products from a retailer please return the product to the store.”

However, this recall and replacement only applies to the following specific products and lot numbers:

Honey Stinger Raspberry Protein Chews, UPC# 810815021493, Best Buy Dates: 2017, JUL 11 TT579 US-ORG-050, 2017, JUL 12 TT579 US-ORG-050, 2017, SEP 16TT579 US-ORG-50, 2017, SEP 17 TT579 US-ORG-50
Honey Stinger Juneberry Protein Chews, UPC# 810815021462, Best Buy Dates: 2017, SEP 18 TT579 US-ORG-50, 2017, SEP 20 TT579 US-ORG-50, 2017, SEP 19TT579 US-ORG-50, 2017, OCT 06 TT579 US-ORG-50, 2017, OCT 07 TT579 US-ORG-50
Honey Stinger Cherry Lime Protein Chews, UPC# 810815021523, Best Buy Dates: 2017, SEP 17 TT579 US-ORG-50, 2017, SEP 18 TT579 US-ORG-50, 2017, OCT 04TT579 US-ORG-50, 2017, OCT 05 TT579 US-ORG-50

So if you have any of the chews mentioned above in your possession please do not eat them, and contact Honey Stinger at 970.439.3052, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (MDT) Monday – Friday, or by email [email protected] anytime, or visit www.honeystinger.com.

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