Revive Organics recalls smoothies and oats over norovirus concerns

Written by on June 24, 2022

Revive Organics Inc. is recalling certain smoothie and oat products from the marketplace because of possible norovirus contamination of the raspberries used in these products.

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results.

The recalled products have been sold nationally in Canada and online.

Recalled products:

BrandProductSizeUPCCodes
Revive SuperfoodsAçaí Twist Smoothie201 g8 54681 00005 32022-10-112022-10-192022-10-202022-11-062022-11-092022-11-12
Revive SuperfoodsBerry Blü Smoothie194 g8 54681 00009 12022-10-132022-10-202022-10-212022-10-272022-11-042022-11-10
Revive SuperfoodsBerry Patch Oats176 g8 54681 00012 12022-10-202022-10-272022-11-03
Revive SuperfoodsCoconut Cream Smoothie190 g8 54681 00016 92022-10-132022-10-192022-10-272022-11-052022-11-12
Revive SuperfoodsHeart Beet Smoothie207 g8 53267 00112 52022-10-072022-10-132022-10-202022-11-03
Revive SuperfoodsRaspberry & Mango Smoothie188 g8 54681 00026 82022-10-132022-10-202022-10-272022-11-022022-11-032022-11-10
Revive SuperfoodsStrawberry ZenSmoothie222 g8 54681 00003 92022-10-122022-10-202022-10-212022-10-222022-11-032022-11-12

As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.

About norovirus infections

People with norovirus illness usually develop symptoms of gastroenteritis within 24 to 48 hours, but symptoms can start as early as 12 hours after exposure. The virus can live on surfaces for long periods of time and survives freezing temperatures. It is highly contagious.

The illness often begins suddenly. Even after having the illness, you can still become reinfected by norovirus. The main symptoms of norovirus illness are diarrhea, vomiting (children usually experience more vomiting than adults), nausea, and stomach cramps.

Other symptoms may include low-grade fever, headache, chills, muscle aches, and fatigue (a general sense of tiredness). Most people feel better within one or two days, with symptoms resolving on their own, and experience no long-term health effects.

As with any illness-causing diarrhea or vomiting, people who are ill should drink plenty of liquids to replace lost body fluids and prevent dehydration. In severe cases, patients may need to be hospitalized and given fluids intravenously.

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