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Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Products After Sunflower Seed Supplier Expands Recall Due to Listeria Concerns

For Immediate Release

June 3, 2016

Contact

Consumers

Customer Service
atkins@inmar.com
855-201-4611

Media

Jennifer Livingston
jlivingston@atkins.com
303-620-8148

Announcement

DENVER, CO. – Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. (“company”) is issuing a voluntary recall of limited lot codes of certain bar products. These products contain or may have come in contact with equipment that processed product containing sunflower seeds distributed by supplier SunOpta, Inc. that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no reports of illness associated with the consumption of these products. The company is initiating a voluntary recall in an abundance of caution and care for the consumer due to an expanded recall initiated by sunflower seed supplier SunOpta, Inc. Products potentially affected are detailed with picture, lot code, UPC code and best by date and can be found at the bottom of this press release.

Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon, but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, listeriosis can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly, pregnant women and persons with human immunodeficiency virus (“HIV”) infection or undergoing chemotherapy. Symptoms include high fever, severe headaches, neck stiffness, nausea, confusion, and convulsions.

Consumers are urged to destroy any potentially affected product and contact Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. Customer Service at 855.201.4611 or atkins@inmar.com Monday through Friday during the hours of 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST to request a coupon towards a free replacement product. Media with questions may contact Jennifer Livingston, Director of Public Relations at 303.620.8148 or jlivingston@atkins.com.

About Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.
Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is the leading low-carb program for consumers looking to achieve a healthy lifestyle. From weight loss and maintenance to improved overall health, Atkins offers the tools and education needed to help consumers eat a balanced diet with reduced levels of refined carbohydrates and added sugars, and rich in protein, fiber, fruits, vegetables and good fats. To learn more about Atkins, visit Atkins.com.

Item NumberCarton UPC NumberProductLot CodeBest By Date
505687637480055062Day Break 5pk Cranberry Almond BarK527029/27/2016
K527129/28/2016
K527229/29/2016
K5292410/19/2016
K5293410/20/2016
K5294410/21/2016
K5343212/9/2016
K5344212/10/2016
K5345212/11/2016
K605622/25/2017
K608823/28/2017
K608923/29/2017
K609023/30/2017
K611624/25/2017
K611724/26/2017
205900637480025904Meal 5pk Strawberry Almond BarK5310211/6/2016
K5313211/9/2016
205925637480059251Meal 5pk Cinnamon Bun BarK5348412/14/2016
305400637480035408Snack 5pk Triple Chocolate BarK611824/27/2017
406659637480046060Meal 6pk Chocolate Chip Granola Bar BONUSK5315211/11/2016
K5316211/12/2016
K5317211/13/2016
205600637480025669Meal 5pk Blueberry Greek YogurtK5294410/21/2016
K5295410/22/2016
K5314211/10/2016
K609023/30/2017
K609123/31/2017
K609224/1/2017
505320637480055321Day Break 5pk Chocolate Hazelnut BarK5296410/23/2016
K5350412/16/2016
K5351412/17/2016
K5352412/18/2016
305211637480035057Snack 5pk Caramel Double Chocolate Crunch BarK5349412/15/2016
K5350412/16/2016
205850637480025850Snack 5pk Cashew Trail Mix BarK5352412/18/2016
505221637480055024Day Break 5pk Peanut Butter Fudge Crisp BarK527329/30/2016
K5274210/1/2016
K611924/29/2017
K612024/30/2017
205700
*Target Corporation Only
637480022774Meal 5pk Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel BarK612335/2/2017

 

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Product Photos

  • Day Break 5pk Cranberry Almond Bar 
  • Meal 5pk Strawberry Almond Bar
  • Meal 5pk Cinnamon Bun Bar
  • Snack 5pk Triple Chocolate Bar
  • Meal 6pk Chocolate Chip Granola Bar BONUS
  • Meal 5pk  Blueberry Greek Yogurt Bar
  • Day Break 5pk Chocolate Hazelnut Bar
  • Snack 5pk Caramel Double Chocolate Crunch Bar
  • Snack 5pk Cashew Trail Mix Bar
  • Day Break 5pk Peanut Butter Fudge Crisp Bar
  • Meal 5pk Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bar

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