Food recall warning

Probar brand bars recalled due to undeclared milk and soy

Starting date:
July 12, 2019
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Milk, Allergen - Soy
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Probar LLC., Purity Life Health Products Ltd., PSC Natural Foods, Mountain Equipment Co-op
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
13091

Last updated: 2019-07-18

Advisory details

Ottawa, July 12, 2019 - Industry is recalling Probar brand bars from the marketplace because they may contain milk and soy which are not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk or soy should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products may have been sold nationally and 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 milk or soy, do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions associated with the consumption of these products in Canada.

Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. 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
Probar The Simply Real Bar,
Chocolate Coconut Flavour
85 g Best before
20-MA 03-0634
8 53152 80066 6
Probar Meal Chocolate Coconut 85 g EXP APR 19 2020
EXP MAY 03 2020
8 53152 10034 6
Probar Meal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip 85 g EXP APR 29 2020
EXP MAY 06 2020
8 53152 10032 2
Probar Meal Original Trail Mix 85 g EXP APR 29 2020 8 53152 10001 8
Probar Meal Wholeberry Blast 85 g EXP MAY 01 2020 8 53152 10002 5
Probar Meal Superfood Slam 85 g EXP MAY 02 2020 8 53152 10007 0

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