The Quaker Oats Company, which is owned by Pepsico, is recalling dozens of its granola bars and granola cereals because they may be contaminated with salmonella.

Salmonella is a harmful organism that can cause severe health issues, particularly in young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems. Symptoms in healthy individuals can include fever, bloody diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare cases, a Salmonella infection could lead to more serious conditions like arterial infections (such as infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.

The recall includes a wide range of Quaker Chewy Bars, including those packaged within Frito-Lay variety packs and Lunch Box Mix packs, and several types of Quaker Simply Granola cereal, The products were distributed nationwide, reaching all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, and Saipan. Consumers should be aware of the recall and check their products accordingly.

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As of now, there are no reported cases of illness linked to these products. The Quaker Oats Company has communicated this recall to the FDA and is taking all necessary measures to ensure consumer safety.