Certain RXBAR and RXBAR Kids brand Protein Bars recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
February 11, 2019
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Vitacost.com
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12790

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 11, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on February 8, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Industry is recalling certain RXBAR and RXBAR Kids 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 may have been sold nationally through Internet sales 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 a recall in another country. The 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 – Apple Cinnamon 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 04 16 2019 to 05 12 2019 and 07 10 2019 to 07 11 2019 8 57777 00424 9
RXBAR Protein Bar – Apple Cinnamon 52 g Best By dates between 04 16 2019 to 05 12 2019 and 07 10 2019 to 07 11 2019 8 57777 00417 1
RXBAR Protein Bar – Blueberry 520 g (10 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 21 2019 to 05 21 2019 and 07 07 2019 to 09 29 2019 8 58030 00840 0
RXBAR Protein Bar – Blueberry 260 g (5 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 21 2019 to 05 21 2019 and 07 07 2019 to 09 29 2019 8 58030 00843 1
RXBAR Protein Bar – Blueberry 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 21 2019 to 05 21 2019 and 07 07 2019 to 09 29 2019 8 57777 00447 8
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Chip 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 24 2019 to 05 14 2019 and 07 11 2019 to 09 08 2019 and 09 30 2019 to 10 01 2019 8 57777 00472 0
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Chip 260 g (5 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 24 2019 to 05 14 2019 and 07 11 2019 to 09 08 2019 and 09 30 2019 to 10 01 2019 8 58030 00845 5
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Chip 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 24 2019 to 05 14 2019 and 07 11 2019 to 09 08 2019 and 09 30 2019 to 10 01 2019 8 57777 00492 8
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Chip 52 g Best By dates between 03 24 2019 to 05 14 2019 and 07 11 2019 to 09 08 2019 and 09 30 2019 to 10 01 2019 8 57777 00469 0
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Hazelnut 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 02 17 2019 to 10 18 2019 8 59162 00710 1
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Hazelnut 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 02 17 2019 to 10 18 2019 8 59162 00717 0
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Hazelnut 52 g Best By dates between 02 17 2019 to 10 18 2019 8 59162 00709 5
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Sea Salt 520 g (10 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 04 2019 to 09 11 2019 and Best By 10 11 2019 8 59162 00720 0
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Sea Salt 260 g (5 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 04 2019 to 09 11 2019 and Best By 10 11 2019 8 58030 00841 7
RXBAR Protein Bar – Chocolate Sea Salt 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 04 2019 to 09 11 2019 and Best By 10 11 2019 8 57777 00448 5
RXBAR Protein Bar – Coconut Chocolate 260 g (5 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 01 2019 to 10 13 2019 8 58030 00844 8
RXBAR Protein Bar – Coconut Chocolate 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 01 2019 to 10 13 2019 8 57777 00491 1
RXBAR Protein Bar – Coffee Chocolate 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 04 13 2019 to 08 15 2019 8 57777 00429 4
RXBAR Protein Bar – Coffee Chocolate 52 g Best By dates between 04 13 2019 to 08 15 2019 8 57777 00422 5
RXBAR Protein Bar – Mango Pineapple 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 02 16 2019 to 10 19 2019 8 57777 00495 9
RXBAR Protein Bar – Mango Pineapple 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 02 16 2019 to 10 19 2019 8 59162 00718 7
RXBAR Protein Bar – Mango Pineapple 52 g Best By dates between 02 16 2019 to 10 19 2019 8 57777 00494 2
RXBAR Protein Bar – Maple Sea Salt 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 02 2019 to 05 23 2019 and 07 18 2019 to 07 19 2019 and 09 09 2019 to 09 10 2019 8 57777 00440 9
RXBAR Protein Bar – Maple Sea Salt 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 02 2019 to 05 23 2019 and 07 18 2019 to 07 19 2019 and 09 09 2019 to 09 10 2019 8 57777 00454 6
RXBAR Protein Bar – Maple Sea Salt 52 g Best By dates between 03 02 2019 to 05 23 2019 and 07 18 2019 to 07 19 2019 and 09 09 2019 to 09 10 2019 8 57777 00441 6
RXBAR Protein Bar – Mint Chocolate 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 02 2019 to 04 18 2019 and 07 26 2019 to 08 09 2019 8 57777 00449 2
RXBAR Protein Bar – Mixed Berry 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 14 2019 to 05 06 2019 and 07 10 2019 to 08 30 2019 8 57777 00426 3
RXBAR Protein Bar – Mixed Berry 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 03 14 2019 to 05 06 2019 and 07 10 2019 to 08 30 2019 8 59162 00700 2
RXBAR Protein Bar – Mixed Berry 52 g Best By dates between 03 14 2019 to 05 06 2019 and 07 10 2019 to 08 30 2019 8 57777 00467 6
RXBAR Protein Bar – Pumpkin Spice 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 05 09 2019 to 07 11 2019 8 57777 00425 6
RXBAR Protein Bar – Pumpkin Spice 208 g (4 x 52 g) Best By dates between 05 09 2019 to 07 11 2019 8 59162 00719 4
RXBAR Protein Bar – Pumpkin Spice 52 g Best By dates between 05 09 2019 to 07 11 2019 8 57777 00418 8
RXBAR Protein Bar – 10-bar Variety Pack (Blueberry, Chocolate Sea Salt, Coconut Chocolate, Peanut Butter Chocolate) 520 g (10 x 52 g) Best By dates between 01 14 2019 to 10 16 2019 8 59162 00725 5
RXBAR Protein Bar – 12-bar Variety Pack (Chocolate Sea Salt, Peanut Butter Chocolate) 624 g (12 x 52 g) Best By dates between 01 14 2019 to 06 10 2019 8 57777 00481 2
RXBAR Protein Bar – 12-bar Variety Pack (Blueberry, Chocolate Sea Salt, Coconut Chocolate, Mixed Berry, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Chocolate) 624 g (12 x 52 g) Blueberry
Best By dates between 03 21 2019 to 05 21 2019 and 07 07 2019 to 09 29 2019

Chocolate Sea Salt
Best By dates between 03 04 2019 to 09 11 2019 and Best By 10 11 2019

Coconut Chocolate
Best By dates between 03 01 2019 to 10 13 2019

Mixed Berry:
Best By dates between 03 14 2019 to 05 06 2019 and 07 10 2019 to 08 30 2019
8 57777 00435 5
RXBAR Protein Bar – 14-bar Variety Pack (Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Sea Salt) 728 g (14 x 52 g) Best By dates between 09 20 2019 to 10 01 2019 8 58030 00821 9
RXBAR Protein Bar – 16-bar Variety Pack (Chocolate Sea Salt, Peanut Butter Chocolate) 832 g (16 x 52 g) Best By dates between 07 18 2019 to 09 07 2019 8 59162 00784 2
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Apple Cinnamon Raisin 528 g (16 x 33 g) Best By dates between 03 03 2019 to 04 16 2019 and Best By 07 12 2019 8 57777 00479 9
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Apple Cinnamon Raisin 165 (5 x 33 g) Best By dates between 03 03 2019 to 04 16 2019 and Best By 07 12 2019 8 57777 00453 9
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Apple Cinnamon Raisin 33 g Best By dates between 03 03 2019 to 04 16 2019 and Best By 07 12 2019 8 57777 00477 5
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Berry Blast 528 g (16 x 33 g) Best By dates between 03 14 2019 to 04 26 2019 and 06 06 2019 to 08 05 2019 8 57777 00478 2
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Berry Blast 165 (5 x 33 g) Best By dates between 03 14 2019 to 04 26 2019 and 06 06 2019 to 08 05 2019 8 57777 00451 5
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Berry Blast 33 g Best By dates between 03 14 2019 to 04 26 2019 and 06 06 2019 to 08 05 2019 8 57777 00475 1
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Chocolate Chip 528 g (16 x 33 g) Best By dates between 03 15 2019 to 04 14 2019 and 07 17 2019 to 09 21 2019 8 57777 00480 5
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Chocolate Chip 165 (5 x 33 g) Best By dates between 03 15 2019 to 04 14 2019 and 07 17 2019 to 09 21 2019 8 57777 00452 2
RXBAR Kids Protein Bar – Chocolate Chip 33 g Best By dates between 03 15 2019 to 04 14 2019 and 07 17 2019 to 09 21 2019 8 57777 00476 8

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