Certain RXBAR brand Protein Bars recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
January 15, 2019
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
RXBAR
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12728

Advisory 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.

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.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products in Canada.

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.

Affected products

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

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Media enquiries

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For more information

RXBAR: info@rxbrands.ca or 1-647-503-4833 Monday through Friday, 8:30 am CT to 6 pm CT, and Saturday and Sunday, 10 am CT to 1 pm CT

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