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Wednesday 21 January 2009
Food Alert: for Information
Lärabar has recalled certain batch and date codes of their own brand Peanut Butter Cookie flavoured snack bar (51g) and Peanut Butter Cookie flavoured mini snack bar (21g), due to the possible presence of Salmonella Typhimurium.
Lärabar has withdrawn the affected products from sale and will be issuing a product recall notice in the national press as of today, Wednesday 21 January 2009. These notices will alert consumers to the recall and advise them of what actions to take if they have purchased the affected products.
The products recalled are:
A copy of the text of the product recall notice issued by Lärabar can be found below.
A customer helpline has been provided, the number for which is 0800 0232951.
No other Lärabar products or flavours are known to be affected.
Lärabar peanut butter snack bars
Lärabar is voluntarily recalling a limited number of Peanut Butter Cookie flavour Snack Bars.
Lärabar is issuing the recall notice as a precautionary measure after learning that the peanut butter in these products may be contaminated with salmonella although no illnesses have been reported in connection with Lärabar products.
Lärabar Peanut Butter Cookie flavour snack bars are distributed nationally and sold primarily as individual bars in grocery and specialty retail stores in a (51g) bar however it is also available in a (28g) sample size bar.
The potentially affected products are listed below:
No other flavours of Lärabar products are being recalled.
Customers are asked to return the product to the store where they purchased it. They will receive a full cash refund.
If you prefer you can return the empty packaging to the following address for a full refund.
PO Box 363
You can also speak to us if you would like any further information or have concerns. The free phone number is: 0800 0232951.
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