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After more than a month of searching, Daily Harvest says it figured out what caused hundreds to get sick

After more than a month of searching, Daily Harvest says it figured out what caused hundreds to get sick

Daily Harvest said Tuesday that it has identified tara flour as the ingredient causing hundreds of people to become sick, with some reporting liver dysfunction and having to have their gallbladder removed, after eating a lentil-based product from the popular vegan food company. As of July 14, there were 96 hospitalizations and 277 reports of …

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Daily Harvest customer tried to warn CEO symptoms much worse than 'gastrointestinal discomfort'

Daily Harvest customer tried to warn CEO symptoms much worse than ‘gastrointestinal discomfort’

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — At least one Daily Harvest customer attempted to warn CEO Rachel Drori that the company’s now recalled product was creating much more than “gastrointestinal discomfort.” Hundreds of people have been sickened, hospitalized and in some cases had their gallbladders removed. 41-year-old Luke Tashie is a marathon runner and healthy eater, but …

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Daily Harvest hit with lawsuits from people who say they had their gallbladders removed after consuming its product

Daily Harvest hit with lawsuits from people who say they had their gallbladders removed after consuming its product

Daily Harvest, a direct-to-consumer brand that relied on a network of online influencers to promote its products, announced earlier this month the voluntary recall of its French Lentil and Leek Crumbles after people who consumed it reported becoming ill. Several influencers told CNN Business last week that they spent time in the hospital with mysterious …

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Daily Harvest sued over illness linked to lentils, but cause remains a medical mystery

Daily Harvest sued over illness linked to lentils, but cause remains a medical mystery

Problems continue to mount for Daily Harvest, a popular vegan food company that ships directly to customers. On Monday, an Oklahoma woman, Carol Ann Ready, sued the company, alleging she was hospitalized after eating its “French Lentil + Leek Crumbles” and had to get her gallbladder removed. At least 470 people have reported illnesses after …

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'I've never experienced pain like that': Influencers recount harrowing experiences with Daily Harvest crumbles, blast company's handling of recall

‘I’ve never experienced pain like that’: Influencers recount harrowing experiences with Daily Harvest crumbles, blast company’s handling of recall

The direct-to-consumer brand has long utilized a network of online influencers to promote its products. Now several influencers, who say they were sickened, say the company’s lackluster handling of the crisis is putting new responsibility on the influencer community to warn the public. It’s also exposing the swift fallout that can emerge when you aggrieve …

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A 31-year-old woman said she was hospitalized after eating Daily Harvest lentils. Now she fears permanent liver damage.

A 31-year-old woman said she was hospitalized after eating Daily Harvest lentils. Now she fears permanent liver damage.

Meal delivery brand Daily Harvest posted a recall notice June 19 about its lentil crumbles product. Customers on social media had been reporting pain, liver problems, and fever after eating the lentils.  One woman said she was hospitalized and has lingering symptoms, and many shared similar stories of severe reactions.  Loading Something is loading. Meal …

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Eating Daily Harvest Lentil Crumbles Sent Them To The ER

Eating Daily Harvest Lentil Crumbles Sent Them To The ER

In early May, Abby Silverman went to the emergency room in the middle of the night with “excruciating abdominal pain.” The doctors ran tests and found that she had inexplicably elevated liver-enzyme levels and bacteria in her urine. They couldn’t pinpoint an exact explanation for Silverman’s symptoms, but sent her home with a five-day antibiotic …

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These Daily Harvest customers say the brand's lentil crumbles sent them to the hospital with extreme pain, liver damage. Now, they want answers.

These Daily Harvest customers say the brand’s lentil crumbles sent them to the hospital with extreme pain, liver damage. Now, they want answers.

Customers of Daily Harvest claim the French Lentil + Leek Crumbles made them severely ill. (Photo: Getty Creative) Daily Harvest, a meal delivery service, is facing backlash after numerous customers have complained of serious side effects from eating one of its products. On Sunday, the company — which sells plant-based products like bowls and smoothies …

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People claim Daily Harvest lentil crumble sent them to ER, caused organ damage

People claim Daily Harvest lentil crumble sent them to ER, caused organ damage

Smoothies are supposed to be a healthy meal replacement, but some who drink Daily Harvest claim they’re getting just the opposite. The customizable, direct-to-consumer smoothie company has issued a recall of their plant-based, protein-packed “Crumbles” made of leeks and lentils after several customers reported abdominal discomfort, allegedly leading to ER visits and even a gallbladder …

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