Food recall warning

CLIF BUILDER'S brand Mint Chocolate Protein Bars recalled due to undeclared peanuts, tree nuts and coconut

Starting date:
July 5, 2017
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Other, Allergen - Peanut, Allergen - Tree Nut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
CLIF® Bar & Company
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
11562

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 5, 2017 - Industry is recalling CLIF BUILDER'S brand Mint Chocolate Protein Bars from the marketplace because they may contain peanuts, tree nuts and coconut which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanuts, tree nuts or coconut should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally as well as through Internet sales.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to peanuts, tree nuts or coconut do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products.

Background

This recall was triggered by the company. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
CLIF BUILDER'S Chocolate Mint Protein Bar 68 g From 2016JN19M6 to 2018MR08M6 7 22252 60644 0
CLIF BUILDER'S Chocolate Mint Protein Bar 6 x 68 g From 2016JN19M6 to 2018MR08M6 7 22252 60444 6
CLIF BUILDER'S Chocolate Mint Protein Bar 12 x 68 g From 2016JN19M6 to 2018MR08M6 7 22252 61644 9
CLIF BUILDER'S Protein Bars Variety Pack 18 x 68 g From 2016JN18M55210 to 2018FE14M7095 7 22252 61633 3

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