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RECALL: CLIF BUILDER'S Bars

Posted July 7

Clif Bar & Company has recalled CLIF BUILDER'S Bar Chocolate Mint flavor, and CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar Protein Chocolate Chip flavors because of possible undeclared peanuts and some tree nuts.

Read on for the details from the recall notice on the FDA website.

Clif Bar & Company is initiating a voluntary recall of CLIF® BUILDER'S® Bar Chocolate Mint flavor, and CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Mint and CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Chip flavors due to possible presence of undeclared peanuts and some tree nuts, including almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, walnuts and coconuts. Clif Bar & Company is taking this precautionary safety step for people who are allergic to peanuts and these listed tree nuts. People with an allergy to peanuts and these specific tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. The company is strongly advising consumers who have peanut and these specific tree nut allergies not to consume these bars.

Individuals who are not allergic to peanuts or these specific tree nuts may safely consume the products.

The affected products are sold in retail stores and online throughout the U.S.

Clif Bar discovered this issue when it received a small number of consumer complaints alleging peanut or tree nut allergic reactions. There are no confirmed illnesses associated with this recall.

The voluntary recall applies to products in all pack sizes and individual bars meeting the criteria found in the attached table. The affected “Best By” dates can be found on the back of individual packaging or caddies.

No other Clif Bar & Company products, pack sizes, flavors or ‘Best By’ date codes are affected.

The company is asking consumers to return product to the store where purchased to request an exchange or full refund if there is an allergy concern. Affected product should then be discarded in a secure place and not consumed.

For more information please visit here or contact 866-526-1970.

Clif Bar & Company cares deeply about the health and safety of consumers. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Here are the specific recalled products:

CLIF® BUILDER'S® 18-count Variety Pack Chocolate Peanut Butter and Chocolate Mint (Lot codes: 24MAR16M to 08FEB18M)


CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein 30-count Variety Pack (Lot codes: 31MAY16M to 15OCT17M)

Lot Codes: 05APR16M3 to 23APR18M3


CLIF® BUILDER'S® Chocolate Mint 12-count
CLIF® BUILDER'S® Chocolate Mint 6-pack
CLIF® BUILDER'S® Chocolate Mint 7-pack
CLIF® BUILDER'S® Snack Size Chocolate Mint 200-count
CLIF Kid ZBar® Protein Chocolate Chip 10-pack
CLIF Kid ZBar® Protein Chocolate Chip 150-count
CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Chip 5-pack
CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Mint 10-pack
CLIF Kid ZBar® Protein Chocolate Mint 150-count
CLIF Kid Zbar® Protein Chocolate Mint 5-pack

See more details from the recall notice at www.fda.gov.

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