Home Health Parents News Now Chobani Pulls Some Greek Yogurt Because of Mold Concern Chobani Pulls Some Greek Yogurt Because of Mold Concern By Holly Lebowitz Rossi September 04, 2013 Advertisement Save Pin FB More Tweet Email Send Text Message Print shutterstock_61263973 30511 Chobani, which is based in New Berlin, N.Y., did not say how many of its cups or what varieties were affected. The effort was voluntary, and it is not issuing a formal recall. A representative for Kroger, the nation's largest traditional supermarket operator, said Chobani issued a product withdrawal Friday. "It was not a food safety issue," Kroger spokesman Keith Dailey said in an e-mail. On Tuesday, Chobani was responding to people who were complaining about their yogurt cups on Twitter. One person described her cup as "unnervingly fizzy," another said the cups were like "yogurt soup" and another said it tasted like "wine." Yet another person said the strawberry flavor they bought tasted "really old." Chobani, which says it uses only high-quality, natural ingredients, has grown rapidly since it was founded in 2005. Greek yogurt in general has surged in popularity as well, with fans saying they prefer its thicker consistency and relatively higher protein content when compared with the sweeter yogurt varieties that have long been sold in American supermarkets. Image: Empty yogurt container, via Shutterstock By Holly Lebowitz Rossi Save Pin FB More Tweet Email Send Text Message Print Comments Add a Comment Be the first to comment! No comments yet. Advertisement Close this dialog window Add a comment Chobani Pulls Some Greek Yogurt Because of Mold Concern Add your comment... Cancel Submit Success! Thanks for adding your feedback.