Slim-Fast Recall

The maker of Slim-Fast has recalled all of its ready-to-drink canned beverages because it may be contaminated with the bacterium Bacillus cereus. “Unilever United States, Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall…”, notes the press release by the FDA. The full content of the FDA press release can be found at

The contamination can cause diarrhea and possible nausea and/or vomiting. It is recommended that consumers who have purchased Slim-Fast RTD products in cans to discard them immediately and contact the company at 1-800-896-9479 for a full refund.