5 Costco Recalls You Need to Know About Right Now

There are several things every Costco member should always know about — what's on sale right now, what's in the bakery section, and what's flying off the shelves. But knowing which products are part of new recalls is also important as it could prevent you or your family from getting sick.

There are several recalls to know about right now before your next trip to your local Costco warehouse and to check your kitchen pantry and refrigerator for. Luckily the chain lists them conveniently on its website, but we've detailed them below.

And if you have any of these in your kitchen, stop eating them immediately and return the product or show your receipt at Costco for a full refund. Then take these two steps to sanitize your kitchen so no one contracts a foodborne illness or gets injured.

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1

Clio Snacks Greek Yogurt items

These frozen treats were recently recalled because they could contain small pieces of metallic, according to a recall notice. The Mixed Bery & Peach Less Sugar (16 pack), Vanilla & Strawberry Minis (24 pack), and the Vanilla & Strawberry (16 pack) boxes were all sold starting in February of this year.

There are no reported injuries or illnesses related to the treats.

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2

Organic Dark Chocolate Blueberries

"Torn Ranch is recalling these 18oz bags (lot code 1271 and Best By 05/07/2022 date) due to the possible presence of almonds, an undeclared allergen (tree nuts)," a recall notice posted on Costco's website on May 19 says. "People with tree nut allergies may have a life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product."

The bags of blueberries were sold in Arkansas, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. There are no reports of any illnesses due to the mislabeling, but if you have them in your home you should stop eating them immediately.

3

Tin Star Foods Ghee

Costco Ghee

Thanks to its membership system, Costco can see which customers purchased recalled items. That's how they delivered the info to those who bought the 22.5-ounce jar of Tin Star Foods 100% Grassfed Ghee between March 19 and May 27 of this year. The product is one of the most recent recalls posted on the Costco website because Tin Star Foods detected a quality issue that has shortened the shelf life of the product.

Customers with any questions can also contact TIn Star Foods directly at 800-798-1334 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST or email them at Customerservice@tinstarfoods.com.

4

Organic Black Beans

black beans in wooden spoon

Two recalls for beans sold at Costco and other retail stores have been announced in the last two months because the cans may have a compromised hermetic seal that could leak, bloat, or allow harmful bacteria like Clostridium botulinum to grow. The original recall was sent out in late April, with the second following in mid-May.

Sixteen lot numbers and three types of beans are involved, including S&W Organic Black Beans, O Organics Organic Black Beans, and O Organics Organic Chili Beans. They were sold as far back as August 2020 at Costco stores in California, Washington, Utah, Oregon, Arizona, Colorado, Alaska, Hawaii, Texas, Georgia, and Idaho.

"Symptoms [of a Clostridium botulinum infection] may include double vision, blurred vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, and muscle weakness. Botulism poisoning can cause paralysis of the breathing muscles, which can result in death unless assistance with breathing (mechanical ventilation) is provided," the recall notice says.

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5

Vitafusion Fiber Well and Sleepwell Gummies

Costco vitamins recall

The parent company of vitafusion gummy vitamins issued a recall for several products sold at retails stores including Costco because customers reported finding a metallic mesh material in the bottles. "In some severe cases, ingesting a metallic material could lead to damage in the digestive tract," Church & Dwight Co., Inc. says.

The 220-count Fiber Well and 250-count SleepWell bottles were sold at the warehouse chain between December 2020 and April 2021, according to a notice posted on its website.

For more info on recalls, here are The 5 Most Alarming Grocery Store Food Poisoning Risks, Warns FDA.

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