Clif Bar & Company announced a voluntary recall of various CLIF and LUNA bars on Jan. 30, citing “concerns that the recalled bars contain peanut products that were manufactured by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), which is the focus of an ongoing Salmonella investigation.” Separately, the makers of Promax Nutrition bars also issued a voluntary recall on several of its bars.
“PCA is under investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a recent salmonella outbreak thought to be caused by tainted peanut butter,” a Clif Bar press release said. “In light of this investigation, and with an abundance of caution, Clif Bar & Company has enacted a voluntary recall. We take the health and safety of our consumers very seriously.”
In the U.S, the following 14 products are included in the recall. Only bars with wrappers that have the following BEST BY or SELL BY codes on them, in all sizes and packages, are being recalled:
The recall includes 14 products in the U.S. and four in Canada.
A complete list of products affected by this peanut recall is available at www.fda.gov or Clif Bar's website.
Separately, 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 recalled nutrition bars were distributed in California, Arizona, Indiana, Ohio, and British Columbia, Canada.