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CORRECTED: Perfect Bar & Company Recalls Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch Nutrition Bars Due to Possible Health Risk
866-628-8548, ext 3
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 19, 2014 – SAN DIEGO, CA – After Perfect Bar’s routine product testing, the company is issuing a nationwide recall of specific lot numbers of its Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch flavor recipes due to potential contamination of Salmonella.
While no illnesses to date have been associated with any of the recalled products, Salmonella bacteria 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, nausea, vomiting and abdominal cramps. Consumers with the above symptoms should consult their physician.
Perfect Bar’s recalled Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch products have packaging and/or wrappers with the expiration date and lot codes listed below. The recalled product has reached the distributor, retail and end user level.
|BRAND||FLAVOR||SIZE||UPC CODE||EXP DATE||LOT CODE|
|Perfect Bar||Peanut Butter||2.5 oz||8-55569-00302-9||09-02-15||02814|
|Perfect Bar||Cranberry Crunch||1.6 oz||8-55569-00305-0||09-02-15||02814|
|Perfect Bar||Variety Pack (Costco)||1 lb 9.6 oz||8-55569-00313-5||09-02-15
Consumers who have any products associated with this recall should dispose of them immediately. Consumers who have any questions about the recalled products are encouraged to contact Perfect Bar Monday through Saturday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM PST at 866-628-8548, extension 3. Consumers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their doctor or health care provider.
Media with questions regarding the recall can contact P.J. Roustan, Director of Marketing and PR for Perfect Bar, Monday through Saturday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM PST at 619-316-8494 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA’s Flickr Photostream.