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Oklahoma families may have consumed contaminated milk

On Behalf of | Feb 18, 2021 | Product Liability

A dangerous product should never make it into a family’s home, though it happens far too frequently. Right here in Oklahoma, a dairy recently had to recall milk after finding out that it may contain a dangerous chemical. This type of defective product could irreparably change a family’s life forever, and other consumers may need to know how to protect themselves and their loved ones.

Recall issued after testing

The dairy made the decision to recall one of its chocolate milk products. It is not clear how the dairy found out their milk may have been contaminated, but upon its own internal investigation, it discovered that a batch of its half-pint, 1% chocolate milk may contain dangerous levels of food-grade sanitizer. Representatives for the dairy say that its own safety standards were not met, and so the dairy issued a recall in conjunction with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The dairy says that any customers who may have consumed the beverage can reach out to them for answers to any questions. They have advised people to throw out the potentially affected milk, which may have made its way to several area schools that have since released public statements warning families of the potential danger. It is unclear what the exact effects of consuming the contaminated milk might be, but the dairy admits that doing so could result in illness.

Hurt by a defective product?

No one should ever have to suffer because a company failed to follow safety protocols and sent a dangerous product to consumers. Unfortunately, that can happen all too easily, resulting in severe illness and even death in extreme cases. Oklahoma families who have been impacted by a defective product may want to file a personal injury or wrongful death claim in civil court. It may be the best means of securing the necessary finances for a loved one’s recovery or a family’s loss in income.