Chobani recalls Greek yogurt

Chobani, Inc., of Twin Falls, Idaho is voluntarily recalling its Greek Yogurt products with expiration dates ranging between Sept. 11th and Oct. 13th, the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection reported today. According to information on the national Food and Drug Administration website, Chobani has stopped distribution of the product due to reports of product bloating and swelling, and some claims of illness. The company continues its investigation to identify the root cause.

The potentially affected product was distributed nationwide to retail and club stores, and likely was sold in Connecticut.

The products subject to recall are identified by a Best By Date code of “Sep 11 –13” (four digit time stamp) to “Oct 07-13” (four digit time stamp).

The IMS number is 16-012 (three digit line number).

Affected products are: Chobani 6 oz. cups – all flavors

Chobani 16 oz. tubs – all flavors

Chobani 32 oz. tubs – all flavors

Chobani 3.5 oz. cups – all flavors

Chobani Bite™ 3.5 oz. cups – all flavors

Chobani Flip™ 5.3 oz. containers – all flavors

Chobani Champions® cups 3.5 oz. – all flavors

Chobani Champions® tubes 2.25 oz., 8, 16 and 36 count – all flavors

The Department of Consumer Protection encourages consumers who have purchased the yogurt to return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

Consumers may also contact the company’s Customer Loyalty Team at or call Chobani at 877-847-6181 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET. The company will coordinate replacements or refunds. This voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.