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Organic Food Bar, Inc. Expands its Voluntary Recall on Chocolatey Chocolate Chip Bars to Include Additional Products and Lots
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 28, 2011 - Organic Food Bar, Inc. of Fullerton, CA is issuing a voluntary recall on the specific listed lots of RAW Organic Food Bars listed below, because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins from cashew butter supplied by one of the vendors. These bars are being recalled because they are made with the same lot of cashew butter that was used in previously tested chocolatey chocolate chips bars. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts should return these lots to the place of purchase.
RAW Organic Food Bar lots mentioned below were distributed nationally in USA. The product reached consumers through retail stores, mail order, direct delivery etc. The affected products listed below were shipped in 12 pack cartons to each outlet or direct to consumers.
Oooatmeal Apple Pie
Chocolatey Chocolate Chip
Fiber Chocolate Delite
Keerunch Crunchy Chocolate Chip
Oohmega Cherry Pie
The voluntary recall is being initiated since the product may contain peanut allergen through cross contamination of cashew butter provided to us by our former supplier.
Consumers who have purchased RAW Organic Food Bar products with the lot # and exp. dates mentioned above are urged return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may also contact the company at 1 800 246 4685, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm PST.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.