Canned coffee products sold under 128 coffee roaster names recalled over potential Clostridium botulinum contamination

Canned coffee products sold under 128 coffee roaster names recalled over potential Clostridium botulinum contamination

Snapchill LLC of Green Bay, WI is recalling 242 canned coffee products manufactured by the company, within expiration date, because their current process could lead to the growth and production of the deadly toxin, botulinum toxin, in low acid canned foods. 

The coffee products were sold under 128 individual coffee roaster names.

The problem was identified when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified Snapchill that the low acid canned foods process for manufacturing the recalled products was not filed with FDA, as is required by regulation.

The products were distributed nationwide through various coffee roasters and retail locations, as well as through direct online purchase from Snapchill. 

About botulism poisoning
Untreated, botulism can paralyze the muscles needed for breathing, resulting in sudden death.

Anyone who has consumed any recalled product and developed signs of botulism poisoning should immediately seek medical attention, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

“In foodborne botulism, symptoms generally begin 18 to 36 hours after eating contaminated food. However, symptoms can begin as soon as 6 hours after or up to 10 days later,” according to the CDC website.

The symptoms of botulism may include some of all of the following: double vision, blurred vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, difficulty breathing, a thick-feeling tongue, dry mouth, and muscle weakness. People with botulism poisoning may not show all of these symptoms at once.

These symptoms result from muscle paralysis caused by the toxin. If untreated, the disease may progress, and symptoms may worsen to cause paralysis of specific muscles, including those used in breathing and those in the arms, legs, and the body from the neck to the pelvis area.

Recalled products:

The products are sold under a range of roaster and brand names, in variety of metal can sizes ranging from 7 oz to 12 oz. The products are identifiable by the language “Produced and distributed by Snapchill LLC” underneath the nutrition facts panel. Some of the products can also be identified by the text “Snapchill Coffee” on the label.

 (Coffee roaster name – Product name)

– 41 & Change – Cold Coffee

– Alchemy Roasting – Elixir Of Life

– Amavida – Manos Campesinas

– Appalachia Coffee – Kentucky Black Gold

– Baba Java Coffee – Ethiopian / Honduras

– Bent Tree Coffee – Squirrel Blend

– Bent Tree Coffee – Autumn Blend

– Bent Tree Coffee – Colombia Sotara

– Bent Tree Coffee – Ethiopia

– Bent Tree Coffee – Squirrel Blend

– Big Iron – Stampede Blend

– Big Mouth Coffee – Nicaragua

– Big Mouth Coffee – Nicolas and Angela

– Big Shoulders – Thermal Shock

– BKG – Coffee St

– Black Acres – Rwanda

– Black Nerd – Colombia

– Black Nerd – Dark Matter

– Black Nerd – Ethiopia

– Black Nerd – The Golden Ratio

– Blind – Guatemala

– Bold Bean – The Chocolate One

– Bold Bean – The Jam

– Bold Bean – The OG

– Bold Bean – The Sweet One

– Bolt Coffee – Delki Guarero

– Bolt Coffee – Mass Appeal

– Borealis – Finca La Capilla

– Brandywine – Galactic Standard

– Brandywine – Orbital Motion

– BRL – Dark Wav

– Broadsheet – Headliner

– Burwell – Bebop Blend

– Cafe Ammi – 109 Blend

– Cape Cod Coffee – Coconut

– Cape Cod Coffee – French Vanilla

– Cape Cod Coffee – Hazelnut

– Cape Cod Coffee – JMC

– Cape Cod Coffee – Peanut Butter Cup

– Cape Cod Coffee – Rainforest

– Cape Cod Coffee – Scandi

– Carrier – Bright

– Carrier – Nitro

– Carrier – Sweet

– Cerberus Coffee – Wizard Cat

– Coffee Hound – Maine

– Coffee Hound – Maine Caramel

– Coffee Hound – Maple

– Coffee Hound – Maple Latte

– Coffee Hound – Maple Leaf Latte

– Coffee Hound – Nitro

– Coffee N Clothes – Black

– Coffee N Clothes – Gold

– Coffee Project NY – Grape Soda

– Coffee Project NY – Summer Friday

– Coffee Project NY – Woke Up In NY

– Color Coffee – Sierra Morena Pink Bourbon

– Color Coffee – Neptune

– Connect Coffee – Black

– Copper Horse – Carriage House Blend

– Copper Horse – Seahorse Blend

– Coterie Coffee – Billy Lane

– Coterie Coffee – Cannibal Corpse

– Coterie Coffee – Blood Brothers

– Coterie Coffee – Laughing Monkey Machine

– Coterie Coffee – Choppers

– Coterie Coffee – Brazil

– Crankshaft Coffee – Cold Start

– Cup to Cup – Inga Aponte

– Dave’s Coffee – Falcon Blend

– Dayglow – Decadent

– Dayglow – Juicy

– Daysol Coffee – Wanderlust

– Dead Sled – Colombia

– Dead Sled – Banana Peanut Butter

– Doughnut Plant – Mexico Black

– Downeast Coffee – Ocean State Blend

– Dreamy – Hint of Chocolate

– Dreamy – Colombia Tolima

– Driply – Arctic Brew (White Label Coffee from Stack St. Coffee Roasters)

– Driply – New Morning Coffee Blend

– East End – Heatwave

– Eclipse Coffee Roasters – Elevate

– Electro Brew Coffee Co. – Vanilla

– Electro Brew Coffee Co. – Caramel

– Element Coffee – Peru

– Emergency Medical Coffee – Sweet Cream

– Enderly – Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins

– Enderly – Mattie’s Diner

– Enderly – Rhino Market

– Euphoria Coffee – Black

– Euphoria Coffee – Sweetened

– Farmhouse – Dar #33

– Farmhouse – Vienna Roast

– Farmhouse – Vienna Roast-Decaf

– Farmhouse – Medium Roast-Colombia

– Fazenda – Mexico Nitro

– Fika – North Shore Blend

– Fire Grounds – Guts Over Fear

– Fire Grounds – American Tradition

– Fire Grounds – Full Send

– Fire Grounds – Mo Mocha

– Fire Grounds – Nitro

– Fire Grounds – Vanilla Nitro

– First Crack C/O Sound Coffee – Big Funky Super Natural

– Five & Hoek – Honduras

– Five & Hoek – Biru Bekele

– Five & Hoek – Luis Guzman

– Five & Hoek – Ethiopia Yirg

– Five Star Roasters – Nitro

– Flight – Pluto

– Gay Awakening Coffee – Drag Bean

– George Howell – Daterra Sundrop

– George Howell – Chelbessa

– George Howell – Monte Carlos

– George Howell – Worka Chelbessa

– Gigawatt – Cold Fusion

– Gigawatt – Costa Rican

– Gigawatt – Ethiopia

– Gigawatt – Live Wire

– Goldberry Roasting Company – Goldberry’s Blend

– Gooseneck Coffee Co. – Black Iced Coffee

– Gryphon Coffee – Nite Owl

– Heady Cup – Monkshood

– Heart Coffee – Ethiopian

– Heine Bros – Black Coffee

– Heine Bros – Coconut Latte

– Heine Bros – Toasted Coconut

– Helm – Black Coffee

– Helm – Black Nitro

– Helm – Maple Nitro Latte

– Honest Coffee – Early Riser

– Hustle N’ Grind – Cafecito

– Intelligentsia – Black Cans

– Intelligentsia – Chicao Distrance Series

– Joe Bean – Nitro

– Kahawa 1893 – Kenyan Black

– Kahawa 1893 – Tanzania Peaberry Black

– Kaldi’s – Classic Black

– Knowledge Perk – KP Coffee

– Knowledge Perk – App State

– Knowledge Perk – Dirt World

– Knowledge Perk – Charlotte FC

– Knowledge Perk – Summer Shandy

– Knowledge Perk – VESL

– Knowledge Perk – Winthrop

– Kribi Coffee – Chilled Coffee

– Kuva Coffee – Fresh Dresch

– La Cosecha – Papua New Guinea

– Lanna Coffee – Original

– Larry’s Coffee – Black

– Larry’s Coffee – Decaf

– Larry’s Coffee – Ethiopia

– Larry’s Coffee – Mocha

– Larry’s Coffee – Sweet

– Little Wolf – Andres Cardona

– Little Wolf – Companion Blend

– Little Wolf – Jesus Oscco

– Ludwig – Morning Hunt

– Ludwig Coffee – Macchiato

– Mad Priest – Fallen Angel With Vanilla

– Madcap Coffee – Flash

– Madcap Coffee – Flash Maple Leaf

– Coffee Roasters – Hartford Blend

– Medici – Clarksville

– Metric – Garmas Gesha Single Origin

– Metric – Deri Kadame Natural

– Metric – Benjamin Paz

– Mighty Good Coffee Co. – Apex

– Mocha Joe – Cameroon

– Molon Labe – Soprano

– Molon Labe – Death by Chocolate

– Molon Labe – Creme Brulee

– Mudd LLC – Maple Black

– Mudd LLC – Black

– Neighbor Coffee – Bourbon Barrel Aged

– New Hampshire Coffee Roasters – Italian

– New Hampshire Coffee Roasters – Costa Rica Tarrazu

– New Hampshire Coffee Roasters – Coconut

– New Harvest – Wolf Can

– Northern Coffeeworks – Tanzania Peaberry

– OFFSET Coffee – Colombia

– Opus Coffee – Snapchill Coffee

– Others Coffee – Lil Bud

– Others Coffee – Get Right

– Oye Coffee – Cold Gold

– Paper Plane Coffee Co. – Snapchill Coffee

– Peaks Coffee Co – Brazil

– Perkatory – Solstice

– Perkatory – New England Snapchill

– Perkatory – Three Witches Brew

– Perla – Black

– Pettibone – Colombia Washed

– Pettibone – Honduras San Francisco

– Pink Elephant – Nomadic

– Pink Elephant – Roam

– Play Coffee – Buku Hambela Natural, La Cabra

– Quartertone Coffee – Black Honey

– QUIVR – Golden Black

– QUIVR – Hibiscus

– QUIVR – Jade Oolong

– QUIVR – Jasmine

– QUIVR – Jasmine Green

– Rabble & Lion – Papua New Guinea

– Radial Coffee – Cosa Nueva

– Ragged – Colombia

– Ragged – Early Riser

– Rarebird – PX

– Red Rooster – Ethiopia Worka

– Red Rooster – Funky Chicken

– Retrograde Coffee – Synastry

– Rock City – Dark Star

– Rockford Coffee – Morning Glory

– Rockford Coffee – Narino Arbuleda

– Rusty Dog – Ambition

– Rusty Dog – Canvas Black Label

– Rusty Dog – Woke

– Sacred Grounds – Awakening

– Sacred Grounds – Chocolate Bomb

– Saltwater – Colombia

– Saltwater – Ethiopia

– Seaworthy Coffee – Boathouse Blend

– Sepia Coffee – Grand Trunk

– Sepia Coffee – Northstar Lodge

– Shirazi Dist. – Little Wolf Cafe Au Lait

– Slacktide – Mid Tide

– Slacktide – Moon Tide

– Sleeping Giant Coffee Roasters – Guatemala

– Slow Bloom Coffee – Bekelle Uttutie

– Snowy Owl – Jaws

– Southeastern Roastery – Spot Coffee

– House Signature Roast Medium Blend

– Springline – Dark and Bright

– Square One Coffee – Cold Coffee / Berry Mint Tea

– Stack St. – Cafe Frio

– Summit Coffee – Black

– Sur Coffee – Snapchill Iced Coffee

– The Boy & The Bear – El Retorno

– The Boy & The Bear – Women of Timana

– The Boy & The Bear – El Puente

– The Well Coffeehouse – Tico Blend

– Three Tree Coffee Roaster – Kenya

As of the posting of this recall, no illnesses have been reported, and Snapchill is not aware of any instances in which the company’s products contained botulin toxin. 

Consumers should either destroy the products or return the product to Snapchill or the place of purchase for a refund. Snapchill will offer full refunds for any of these products, with appropriate proof of purchase including a picture of the product before being destroyed.

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