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SCNS Sports Foods Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 10th Tee Peanut Honey Back Nine Golf Energy Bars Due to Possible Health Risk

Contact:
Melissa Scott
(888) 638- 8686

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Upland CA -- March 13, 2009-- SCNS Sports Foods is voluntarily recalling the 10th Tee Peanut Honey Back Nine Golf Energy Bar because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.   The barsweremanufactured using peanut products recalled by Peanut Corporation of America because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

The products were distributed by SCNS Sports Foods to golf courses and golf retailers nationwide.

The product is sold as individually wrapped 50 gram bars and 12-count printed trays.  The UPC code on the 10th Tee Peanut Honey Back Nine Golf Energy Bar is as follows:

Wrapper: 
7198803004

12 Count Tray:
7198803014

Bars with the following best by dates are included in the voluntary recall:

Best By 5/16/2009
Best By 8/27/2009

None of the other 10th Tee or 1st Tee golf bars distributed by SCNS Sports Foods are being voluntarily recalled or are otherwise affected by this recall.

NO KNOWN ILLNESSES HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO DATE IN CONNECTION WITH THE 10th TEE PEANUT HONEY BACK NINE GOLF ENERGY BARS.

SCNS Sports Foods has informed the FDA of its actions and is fully cooperating with the Agency. The safety of our customers is always our number one priority. SCNS Sports Foods has taken these precautionary steps to help protect our customers.

SCNS Sports Foods requests that customers who have purchased these products destroy them or return them to SCNS Sports Foods for a full refund. The SCNS address is SCNS Sports Foods, 1527 W. 13th Street, Suite H, Upland CA 91786.  If any SCNS Sports Foods customers are unsure if they have the recalled product or have any additional questions, they may contact Melissa Scott at (888) 638-8686 Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.

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