Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co. Recalls Various Millville Protein Chewy Bars Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co. Recalls Various Millville Protein Chewy Bars Products Because of Possible Health Risk

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Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co. Recalls Various Millville Protein Chewy Bars Products Because of Possible Health Risk
For Immediate Release
May 5, 2016
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Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co., of Chicago, ILL is voluntarily recalling a variety of Millville Protein Chewy Bars products because they have 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 Millville Protein Chewy Bars products were nationally distributed through Aldi stores and the company is recalling the following products. Consumers can find UPC codes and Best By/Date Codes on each package.
UPC Product Description Best By / Code Date
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) DEC 04 16 1T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) DEC 04 16 2T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) DEC 18 16 1T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) DEC 18 16 2T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) DEC 31 16 2T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) JAN 01 17 1T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) JAN 01 17 2T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) JAN 14 17 1T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) JAN 14 17 2T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) JAN 15 17 1T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) JAN 20 17 2T1
041498195601 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut, Dark Chocolate & Almond) JAN 21 17 1T1
041498195151 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate) JAN 01 17 2T1
041498195151 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate) JAN 02 17 1T1
041498195151 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate) JAN 15 17 1T1
041498195151 Millville Protein Chewy Bars (Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate) JAN 15 17 2T1
Schulze and Burch Biscuit Co. became aware of the potential contamination when informed by our supplier that the sunflower seeds may be contaminated withListeria monocytogenes . We are working closely with FDA to continue to investigate the problem further.
Consumers who have purchased any of the above products are urged to dispose of or return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with any questions may call the Consumer Contact: (888) 886-3879.
Consumer Care Team is available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.– 4:30p.m. (PST).
* 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/ucm499751.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery