Good to Go branded Snack Bar Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: Good to Go branded Snack Bar Recall [Canada]Riverside Natural Foods Ltd., a Vaughan, Ontario establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Good to Go branded Snack Bars from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Mold contamination and consequential risk of infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/NRnM30qb5wz

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2020/72155r-eng.php

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

  • Good to Go branded Cocoa Coconut Snack Bars, sold in 40 gram bars with a UPC of 6 87456 11119 3 with best-before date codes and batch/lot designation as follows:
    • Best-before date code of 2020 JA 09 and a batch/lot designation of 0419
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 13 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 17 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 21 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 28 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 29 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 06 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 07 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 11 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 17 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 26 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 AL 03 and a batch/lot designation of 0719
    • Best-before date code of 2020 AL 12 and a batch/lot designation of 0719
    • Best-before date code of 2020 AL 16 and a batch/lot designation of 0719
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MA 28 and a batch/lot designation of 0819
  • Good to Go branded Cinnamon Pecan Snack Bars , sold in 40 gram bars with a UPC of 6 87456 11121 6 with best-before date codes and batch/lot designation as follows
    • Best-before date code of 2020 JA 05 and a batch/lot designation of 0419
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 15 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 16 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 21 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 29 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 04 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 05 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 12 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 17 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 21 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 27 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 AL 10 and a batch/lot designation of 0719
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MA 28 and a batch/lot designation of 0819
  • Good to Go branded Cocoa Coconut Snack Bars, sold in nine (9) – 40 gram bars mini-case (for a total of 360 grams) with a UPC of 6 87456 11319 7 with best-before date codes and batch/lot designation as follows:
    • Best-before date code of 2020 JA 09 and a batch/lot designation of 0419
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 13 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 17 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 21 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 28 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 29 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 06 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 07 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 11 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 17 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 26 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 AL 03 and a batch/lot designation of 0719
    • Best-before date code of 2020 AL 12 and a batch/lot designation of 0719
    • Best-before date code of 2020 AL 16 and a batch/lot designation of 0719
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MA 28 and a batch/lot designation of 0819
  • Good to Go branded Cinnamon Pecan Snack Bars, sold in nine (9) – 40 gram bars mini-case (for a total of 360 grams) with a UPC of 6 87456 11321 0 with best-before date codes and batch/lot designation as follows:
    • Best-before date code of 2020 JA 05 and a batch/lot designation of 0419
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 15 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 16 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 21 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 FE 29 and a batch/lot designation of 0519
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 04 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 05 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 12 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 17 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 21 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MR 27 and a batch/lot designation of 0619
    • Best-before date code of 2020 AL 10 and a batch/lot designation of 0719
    • Best-before date code of 2020 MA 28 and a batch/lot designation of 0819

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CFIA, Riverside Natural Foods Ltd. has recalled certain batch/lots of Good to Go brand Snack Bars from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Mold contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Snack Bars identified above.

==> For information about Mold/Mould contamination, 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 Good to Go brand Snack Bars, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat mold contamination and infection.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at Riverside Natural Foods at 1-416-360-8200 during normal business hours Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday of by e-mail at info@riversidenaturals.com.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints 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.

You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or 1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at 1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Good to Go brand Snack Bars, please search for “Energy Bars” or more generically, “confectionery” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Good to Go brand name, please search for “Good to Go” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 13641
Recalls Direct RIN: 12557-2020
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