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Creative Energy Foods, Inc. Recalls Nutrition Bars Due To Possible Health Risk

Creative Energy Foods, Inc.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- January 21, 2009 -- Creative Energy Foods, Inc. (CEF) of Oakland, Ca. is recalling nutrition bars manufactured under various labels because of potential contamination with Salmonella.  The various labels affected by this recall are Can Do Kid, Isagenix IsaLean, Nestle, Zone, Think Thin, Promax 70, Promax, and Shaklee. 

The lot codes or Use By Date for the recalled products are listed below.  The lot codes or Use By Date can be found on the back of the package, underneath the seal.  The recalled nutrition bars were distributed in California, Arizona, Indiana, Ohio, and British Columbia, Canada. 

The following products are being recalled:



Lot Code:

Can Do KidCookies & Cream102109
Can Do KidChocolate Crunch102109
Isagenix IsaLeanChoc. Dipped Honey Peanut11390108
Isagenix IsaLeanChoc. Dipped Honey Peanut11390208
Isagenix IsaLeanChoc. Dipped Honey Peanut12390308
Isagenix IsaLeanChoc. Dipped Honey Peanut12390808
NestleOptifast Honey Nut ’n Oat83375007CA
Zone3 Carb Chocolate Brownie111109
Think ThinChocolate Mudslide122809
Think ThinChocolate Mudslide20410
Think ThinDark Chocolate122909
Think ThinDark Chocolate20510
Promax 70Double Fudge Brownie30-Dec-09
Promax 70Cookies and Cream5-Jan-10
PromaxChocolate Chip Cookie Dough20-Dec-09
PromaxChocolate Chip Cookie Dough20-Jan-10
ShakleeCinch Lemon CranberryCE8296
ShakleeCinch Lemon CranberryCE8353
ShakleeCinch Peanut Butter CrunchCE8295
ShakleeCinch Chocolate DecadenceCE8294
ShakleeCinch Chocolate DecadenceCE8296

CEF’s voluntary recall is in response to the widening recall involving Peanut Butter manufactured by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) due to possible contamination with Salmonella.   PCA was one supplier of peanut butter to CEF.  Products manufactured by CEF have NOT been linked to the nationwide Salmonella outbreak.  All lots of all products manufactured by CEF are tested by reputable independent laboratories and all products have tested negative with no Salmonella contamination being detected.  As part of its priority to ensure the safety and quality of all of its products, CEF is issuing the voluntary recall. 

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 (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal cramps. Consumers with the above symptoms should consult their physician.  No illnesses associated with any of these products have been reported to date.

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products are urged to not consume the product and to contact CEF Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Pacific Time at 510-567-1200 for disposal instructions.   Consumers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their doctor or health care provider.


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