Fit & Active Protein Meal Bar Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: ALDI StoresLeclerc Foods recalls certain batch/lots of Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars due to suspected Plastic Fragment contamination and consequential risk of choking, oral injury, internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards. FDA: http://ht.ly/k83c30gSAfu

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm586503.htm

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

  • Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bars, sold in boxes of six (6) – 9.5 ounce bars, a best-by date code of May 24, 2018 and a UPC of 41498-18695

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after a small piece of yellow plastic was discovered by a consumer. No illness or injury has been reported.

This product was distributed in ALDI stores in the following 21 states: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maryland, District of Columbia (DC), New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

In general, if metal or plastic fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> 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 have any questions about this recall, please contact Leclerc Foods Customer Service at 1-800-463-6144 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by Leclerc Foods, please search for “Leclerc” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by ALDI, please search for “ALDI” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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