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Probar LLC Recalls Probar Base® Frosted Peanut Butter Bars Due to Possible Presence of Undeclared Milk Allergen

Contact:
Consumer:
1-800-921-2294

Media:
Travis Taylor
415.392.1000
ttaylor@finemanpr.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 26, 2015 — PROBAR LLC of Salt Lake City, UT has initiated a voluntary recall of its PROBAR Base® Frosted Peanut Butter Bars due to the possible presence of an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. No other PROBAR® products are affected.

This voluntary recall only involves Frosted Peanut Butter flavored PROBAR Base® Bars in 2.46 oz. packages distributed nationwide to retail stores and online. PROBAR® is voluntarily recalling three lots that may contain the allergen:

ProductLot Codes Beginning with:Expiration DateUnit UPC12 Count Box UPC
Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR Base24289EXP# 01/16/20168-53152-10060-58-53152-10061-2
Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR Base24188EXP# 10/07/20158-53152-10060-58-53152-10061-2
Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR Base24160EXP# 09/09/20158-53152-10060-58-53152-10061-2

To locate the Lot Codes:

  • Individual unit Lot Code and Expiration Date: printed on the outer seal of the wrapper
  • 12-unit case Lot Code and Expiration Date: printed outside of the box

Retailers and distributors have been notified to remove the product from store shelves.

The highest priority of PROBAR® is the safety and quality of its products. PROBAR® is working in close cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to fully resolve this issue. There have been two consumer complaints of allergic reactions to date. These complaints prompted the recall.

Consumers can call 1-800-921-2294, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT, or email returns@theprobar.com for more information and how to return the product for a full refund.

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