Sunflower kernel recall impacts Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars & Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars - 7/1/16
For Immediate Release, June 2, 2016
Consumer contact: 1-866-896-4365
General Mills announced today a voluntary national recall of four specific flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars. The recall is being issued as part of sunflower kernel supplier SunOpta’s ongoing national recall for the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes. General Mills has not received any direct consumer reports of confirmed illnesses related to this supplier issue.
The four flavors of Nature Valley bars that are part of the recall were distributed to retail establishments throughout the United States.
Consumers who have had to discard products covered by this recall may contact General Mills Consumer Relations at 1-866-896-4365 for a replacement.
This recall only affects four flavors of Nature Valley’s nearly 40 different products. Nature Valley’s other products are not affected by this recall.
This voluntary recall includes the following products currently in stores or consumers’ pantries:
Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bar -Honey, Peanut & Almond with Pumpkin Seeds – 5 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-47196
Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bar-Peanut, Almond & Dark Chocolate – 5 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-45724
Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar – Roasted Peanut & Honey – 4 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-46475
Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar – Roasted Peanut & Honey – 16 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-41308
Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar – Almond, Cashew & Sea Salt – 4 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-46474
Nature Valley Simple Nut Bar-Almond, Cashew & Sea Salt – 25 count
Package UPC: 000-16000-41301
For more information on this recall, please visitwww.generalmills.com/sunflowerseeds
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
For full details on the recall, please visit this FDA web page.