Revive Organics recalls smoothies and oats over norovirus concerns

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:

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Revive Superfoods Açaí Twist Smoothie 201 g 8 54681 00005 3 2022-10-112022-10-192022-10-202022-11-062022-11-092022-11-12
Revive Superfoods Berry Blü Smoothie 194 g 8 54681 00009 1 2022-10-132022-10-202022-10-212022-10-272022-11-042022-11-10
Revive Superfoods Berry Patch Oats 176 g 8 54681 00012 1 2022-10-202022-10-272022-11-03
Revive Superfoods Coconut Cream Smoothie 190 g 8 54681 00016 9 2022-10-132022-10-192022-10-272022-11-052022-11-12
Revive Superfoods Heart Beet Smoothie 207 g 8 53267 00112 5 2022-10-072022-10-132022-10-202022-11-03
Revive Superfoods Raspberry & Mango Smoothie 188 g 8 54681 00026 8 2022-10-132022-10-202022-10-272022-11-022022-11-032022-11-10
Revive Superfoods Strawberry ZenSmoothie 222 g 8 54681 00003 9 2022-10-122022-10-202022-10-212022-10-222022-11-032022-11-12

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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