Delivery service for meals Customers have complained about becoming sick after eating lentils from Daily Harvest

Home delivery of plant-based meals Customers who ate Daily Harvest’s French Lentil and Leek Crumbles product have reported feeling unwell, according to the Wall Street Journal. The company has issued a public recall of the product. The article said that some individuals had to have their gallbladders removed after consuming the food. Often, physicians were unable to explain why their patients were having liver damage, stomach discomfort and fevers.

All pathogen and toxicological reports have so far been negative, but Daily Harvest says it will continue to do tests. As part of its inquiry, the business is in contact with consumers who have reported bad reactions and is gathering data.

The business claimed in a blog post, “We initiated an inquiry to discover the core cause of the health concerns being reported.” “To explore this, we’re collaborating closely with the FDA and other independent laboratories. As part of our investigation, we’ve enlisted the aid of microbiologists, toxin and pathogen experts, and allergy specialists.”

According to the Wall Street Journal, the FDA refused to acknowledge whether or not it is looking into the product.

A “limited number” of consumers had complained stomach problems, prompting a request to dispose of the French Lentil and Leek Crumbles product last week. Customers who bought Daily Harvest’s April-launched product received a 10 credit.

Founded in 2015, Daily Harvest claims to be valued at more than 1 billion after securing a Series D fundraising round in November. Celebrities like Bobby Flay, Gwyneth Paltrow, Serena Williams, and others have lent their support to the brand. Some of the influencers that Daily Harvest has worked with to test their products have gone on to film their sicknesses on social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok.