Naleksuh got a reaction from Dr. McKay in changes to api?
Update: it's been 9 months since my last post (11 months total), and it has happened a third time.
I can confirm that restarting my own steam client does fix it. So, it seems like restarting the bot just pushes a refresh, and really only Valve can fix this.
However, it might be something in the bot that is triggering it initially