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Food Recall Warning - SoLo GI brand energy bars recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

Recall date:
March 11, 2017
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - E. coli O157:H7
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
New Era Nutrition Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
11260

Recall details

Ottawa, March 11, 2017 - New Era Nutrition Inc. is recalling SoLo GI brand energy bars from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally as well as through Internet sales.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
SoLo GI Lemon Lift 50 g 8 97024 00060 0 BB/MA: 11/04/17/ 5410621700
BB/MA: 02/02/18/ 5410630700
BB/MA: 04/09/18/ 5410700900
SoLo GI Lemon Lift 12 x 50 g 8 97024 00061 7 BB/MA: 11/04/17/ 5410621700
BB/MA: 02/02/18/ 5410630700
BB/MA: 04/09/18/ 5410700900
SoLo GI White Chocolate Cherry 50 g 8 97024 00109 6 BB/MA: 12/22/17/ 5410626600
BB/MA: 04/12/18/ 5410701200
SoLo GI White Chocolate Cherry 12 x 50 g 8 97024 00110 2 BB/MA: 12/22/17/ 5410626600
BB/MA: 04/12/18/ 5410701200
SoLo GI Pineapple Coconut 50 g 8 97024 00066 2 BB/MA: 02/02/18/ 5410630700
SoLo GI Pineapple Coconut 12 x 50 g 8 97024 00067 9 BB/MA: 02/02/18/ 5410630700

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include nausea, vomiting, mild to severe abdominal cramps and watery to bloody diarrhea. In severe cases of illness, some people may have seizures or strokes, need blood transfusions and kidney dialysis or live with permanent kidney damage. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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