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Posted June 15, 2016

More Nutrition Bars Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

The following nutrition bars are being recalled because they contain sunflower kernels or may have come in contact with equipment processing sunflower kernels which have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (use the links below for affected lot numbers, UPC, and/or expiration dates for each):

  • Atkins Nutritionals: 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, 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
  • Bounce USA: Apple Cinnamon Protein Punch Energy Balls, Apple Cinnamon Protein Energy Balls
  • NoGii: Nuts About Berries Paleo Bars
  • The Hershey Company: SoFit Protein Plus Sunflower Seeds Sea Salt, SoFit Protein Plus Pumpkin Seeds Sesame Garlic, SoFit Protein Plus Almonds Jalapeno Garlic

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. In women who are pregnant, Listeria monocytogenes can cause miscarriage and stillbirths. Infection with Listeria monocytogenes can cause symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. 

On June 2, 2016, certain Clif Bars were recalled due to the same potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

See ConsumerLab.com's Nutrition Bar Review for tests of related products.

See Related Warnings:

Clif Bars Recalled Due to Listeria Risk

Nutrition Bars Recalled Due to Allergen Risk

Nutrition Bars Recalled Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

Nutrition Bars Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Chocolate and Carob Drink Mix Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk

Carob Powder Recalled

Protein Drink Mix Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

For more warnings and recalls, use the link below.