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Recall: Select RXBARs due to possible undeclared peanuts

Posted December 23, 2018 7:08 p.m. EST

Multiple grocery stores including Trader Joe's and Publix, have recalled select RXBars due to possible undeclared peanuts. Those who have a peanut allergy could experience a serious reaction.

The recalled bars include select Chocolate Sea Salt and Coconut Chocolate in single bars and 4-count cartons. See below for the specific UPC numbers and Best By Dates of the recalled products at each store.

Trader Joe's Recall Notice from their website:

"RXBAR has recalled the following products with the specified date codes, as these products may contain traces of peanuts, which are not listed in the ingredients:

Chocolate Sea Salt, UPC: 8-57777-00423-2, Best Buy Date: 06 10 2019 through 06 15 2019

Coconut Chocolate UPC: 8-57777-00421-8 , Best Buy Date: 06 15 2019 through 06 17 2019

People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat this product.

All of the potentially affected product has been removed from sale and destroyed.

If you purchased any of the RXBARs from us with the specified date codes and have a peanut allergy, please do not eat it. We urge you to discard the product or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

If you have any questions, you may call Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at (626) 599-3817 [Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Pacific Time] or send us an email."

See the full recall at traderjoe's.com.

Publix Recall Notice from their website:

"RXBAR has announced a recall of specific best by dates of RXBAR Chocolate Sea Salt and Coconut Chocolate varieties. The specific best by dates below may contain trace amounts of undeclared peanuts. RXBAR’s investigation indicates the issue arose at an ingredient supplier. The product’s packaging does contain an advisory on the label relating to peanuts that notes that the bars are “Manufactured in a facility that also processes peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, milk, soy and wheat”. No other RXBAR flavors or RXBAR products are affected by the recall. Consumers may find additional information by visiting www.rxbar.com.

Information regarding RXBAR products sold at Publix affected by this recall:"

RXBar recall

See the full recall at publix.com.