RXBAR brand Protein Bar Recall Expands [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: RXBAR brand Protein Bar Recall [Canada]RXBAR, a Chicago, Illinois establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of RXBAR brand Protein Bars due to undeclared Peanuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/mZw430nkIpe

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/68866r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Protein Bars are subject to this recall:

  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Blueberry flavour, sold in 12 by 52 gram bar boxes with best-before dates ranging from 3 21 2019 to 05 21 2019 and 07 07 2019 to 09 29 2019 and a UPC of 8 57777 00426 3
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Blueberry flavour, sold in individual 52 gram bars with best-before dates ranging from 3 21 2019 to 05 21 2019 and 07 07 2019 to 09 29 2019 and a UPC of 8 57777 00419 5
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Chocolate Sea Salt flavour, sold in 12 by 52 gram bar boxes with best-before dates ranging from 03 04 2019 to 09 11 2019 and another best-by date code of 10 11 2019 and a UPC of 8 57777 00430 0
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Chocolate Sea Salt flavour, sold in individual 52 gram bars with best-before dates ranging from 03 04 2019 to 09 11 2019 and another best-by date code of 10 11 2019 and a UPC of 8 57777 00423 2
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Coconut Chocolate flavour, sold in 12 by 52 gram bar boxes with best-before dates ranging from 03 01 2019 to 10 13 2019 and a UPC of 8 57777 00428 7
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Coconut Chocolate flavour, sold in individual 52 gram bars with best-before dates ranging from 03 01 2019 to 10 13 2019 and a UPC of 8 57777 00421 8
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Mint Chocolate flavour, sold in 12 by 52 gram bar boxes with best-before dates ranging from 03 02 2019 to 04 18 2019 and 07 26 2019 to 08 09 2019 and a UPC of 8 57777 00434 8
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Mint Chocolate flavour, sold in individual 52 gram bar boxes with best-before dates ranging from 03 02 2019 to 04 18 2019 and 07 26 2019 to 08 09 2019 and a UPC of 8 57777 00433 1

The earlier recall notification identified the following RXBAR Protein Bar products to be recalled:

  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Blueberry flavour, sold in 12 by 52 gram bars with a best-before date code of 2019MA18 and a UPC of 8 59162 00761 3
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Blueberry flavour, sold in individual 52 gram bars with a best-before date code of 2019MA18 and a UPC of 8 59162 00760 6
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Chocolate Sea Salt flavour, sold in 12 by 52 gram bars with a best-before date code of 2019MA25 and a UPC of 8 59162 00759 0
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Chocolate Sea Salt flavour, sold in individual 52 gram bars with a best-before date code of 2019MA25 and a UPC of 8 59162 00758 3
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Coconut Chocolate flavour, sold in 12 by 52 gram bars with best-before date codes of 2019MA30 and 2019OC13 and a UPC of 8 59162 00765 1
  • RXBAR branded Protein Bars – Coconut Chocolate flavour sold in individual 52 gram bars with best-before date codes of 2019MA30 and 2019OC13 and a UPC of 8 59162 00764 4

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Protein Bars can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CFIA, RXBAR is recalling certain RXBAR brand Protein Bars from the marketplace because they may contain Peanuts, an ingredient not declared on the product label.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled RXBAR branded Protein Bars and could be allergic to their Peanut ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> 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 RXBAR at 1-647-503-4833 (Toronto number) from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at support@rxbar.com.

You can get more contact information from the company’s Contact US Web page at https://www.rxbar.com/contact-us. You can get more about this specific recall from the company’s recall page here: https://www.rxbar.com/recall

If you have any further questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Protein Bars, please search for “protein bar” or more generically, “snacks” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Nuts, please search for “nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Peanuts, please search for “peanut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed
Recalls Direct RIN: 11097-2019
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