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Bhu Foods recalls protein bars

The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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Bhu Foods of San Diego, Calif., is recalling various flavors of protein bars after being told by a supplier that organic sunflower seed used in the bars have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

No confirmed illnesses have been reported to date.

Bhu Foods is recalling the following items, produced from May 9 – June 9, 2017, are being recalled:

  • Organic Vegan Protein – Chocolate + Tart Cherry + Pistachio -- Lot Code: 13717
  • Organic Vegan Protein – Apple Chunk + Cinnamon + Nutmeg -- Lot Code: 13717
  • Organic Vegan Protein – Peanut Butter + Chocolate Chip -- Lot Code: 13917
  • Organic Vegan Protein – Superfood Chocolate Chip + Fudge Brownie Batter -- Lot Code: 13817 and 15417
  • Organic Vegan Protein – Peanut Butter + White Chocolate -- Lot Code: 15317 and 15417
  • Grass Fed Whey Protein – Dark Chocolate + Coconut + Almond (Made with Organic Ingredients) -- Lot Code: 13917
  • Grass Fed Whey Protein – Salted Caramel + Pecan (Made with Organic Ingredients) -- Lot Code: 13017 and 13817
  • Grass Fed Whey Protein – Vanilla + Almond + Cashew (Made with Organic Ingredients) -- Lot Code: 13017 and 13817
  • Paleo Protein – Double Dark Chocolate Chip (Made with Organic Ingredients) -- Lot Code: 13117, 14017, and 14317

The recalled product, whose lot code is printed on each individual bar wrapper next to the expiration date, was sold in retail stores nationwide as well as by mail order/direct delivery.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them, return them to the place of purchase for an exchange.

Consumers with questions may contact Bhu Foods Monday through Friday from 8am – 4pm (PST) at 619-855-3992.

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