Amrita brand Protein Energy Bar Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Amrita brand Protein Energy Bar Recall [US]Hudson Valley Foods, Inc. recalls certain batch/lots of Amrita Health Foods branded Protein Energy Bars due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/9ISn30e9ksv

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm569811.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Protein Energy Bars are subject to this recall:

  • Amrita Apple Cinnamon Bars, 50 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of 853009004049
  • Amrita Apricot Strawberry Bars, 50 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from between 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of 853009004056
  • Amrita Chocolate Chip Coconut Bars, 50 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of 853009004391
  • Amrita Chocolate Maca Bars, 60 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of 853009004056
  • Amrita Cranberry Raisin Bars, 50 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of 853009004032
  • Amrita Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bars, 60 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of 853009004438
  • Amrita Mango Coconut Bars, 50 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of 853009004018
  • Amrita Pineapple Chia Bars, 50 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of 853009004025
  • Amrita Sunflower Seed Butter Bars, 60 gram bars with best-by dates ranging from 04/24/2018 to 05/31/2018 and a UPC of UPC 853009004414

According to the FDA, the potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by Hudson Valley Farms, a primary supplier to Amrita Foods of two ingredients of the above Protein Energy Bars, specifically Sunflower Seeds and Sunflower Seed Butter, and subsequent notification by Hudson Valley Farms and the FDA of the potential contamination and risk for illness from these Protein Energy Bars.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Protein Energy Bars, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Bars to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Amrita Health Foods at 1-888-728-7779 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated Protein Energy Bars, please search for “energy bar” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 9030-2017
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