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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Certain RXBAR brand Protein Bars recalled due to undeclared peanut

Recall date:
January 15, 2019
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
RXBAR
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
12728

Recall details

Ottawa, January 15, 2019 - RXBAR is recalling certain RXBAR brand Protein Bars from the marketplace because they may contain peanut which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally through Internet sales (www.amazon.ca, www.rxbrands.ca, and possibly other websites) as well as possibly through retail.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
RXBAR Protein Bar – Blueberry 12 x 52 g 8 59162 00761 3 Best before: 2019MA18
RXBAR Protein Bar – Blueberry 52 g 8 59162 00760 6 BB 2019MA18
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Sea Salt 12 x 52 g 8 59162 00759 0 Best before: 2019MA25
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Sea Salt 52 g 8 59162 00758 3 BB 2019MA25
RXBAR Protein Bar – Coconut Chocolate 12 x 52 g 8 59162 00765 1 Best before: 2019MA30
Best before: 2019OC13
RXBAR Protein Bar – Coconut Chocolate 52 g 8 59162 00764 4 BB 2019MA30
BB 2019OC13

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the point of purchase.

If you have an allergy to peanut, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. 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 reactions associated with the consumption of these products in Canada.

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