NoGii Voluntarily Recalls Nuts About Berries Paleo Bars Because of Possible Health Risk Related to Sunflower Seeds, With 0 Comments, Category: Recalls,
NoGii Voluntarily Recalls Nuts About Berries Paleo Bars Because of Possible Health Risk Related to Sunflower Seeds
For Immediate Release
June 10, 2016
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NoGii is voluntarily recalling its Nuts About Berries Paleo Bars because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The company has received no reports of illness to date but is taking this action as part of its commitment to the health and safety of the people who eat its foods.
The Nuts About Berries Paleo Bar contains sunflower seeds that were recalled by our supplier, SunOpta, due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled Nuts About Berries Paleo Bar has the lot number B.B 03APR17 F3 3375. The lot number can be located on the packaging on the back side of the flap above the nutritional facts.
The Nuts About Berries Paleo Bar may have been sold as a single 1.4 oz. (42g) bar UPC # 856513002259 or in a pack of 9 UPC #856513002273. The product was distributed nationwide in the U.S. reaching consumers through retail stores and numerous online websites.
NoGii has immediately ceased the production and distribution of its products while the root cause at Sun Opta’s supplier is being investigated.
Thisrecall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it. They should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact NoGii at 704-995-4541 between 9 am and 5 pm (EST) for refund information or by emailing the company at [email protected]
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm506282.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery