Quaker Oats recalls granola bars due to Listeria concerns

(Photo Courtesy: FDA, Quaker Oats Co.)

WASHINGTON (WTNH) – The Quaker Oats Company has announced a voluntary recall of their Quinoa Granola Bars after learning one of the ingredients may be tainted with Listeria.

The FDA says Quaker Oats issued the recall after “an ingredient supplier was found to have distributed sunflower kernels that may be contaminated withListeria monocytogenes.”

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There has no been no illnesses reported and the recall was initiated out of an abundance of caution.

The exact products that are being recalled are as follows:

  • 6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Chocolate Nut Medley with UPC code 30000 32241 and Best Before Dates of: 10/16/2016, 10/17/2016
  • 6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Yogurt, Fruit & Nut with UPC 30000 32243 and Best

Before Dates of: 10/10/2016, 10/11/2016

Related Content: Full recall notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Consumers who have purchased either granola bars are urged to dispose of or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Customers can also direct any questions to 800-856-5781, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (EST), or find more information at www.quakeroats.com.

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