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Warning on Peanut Products with Suspected Salmonella Contamination

 

Issue Date

17 April 2009

Source of Information

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States

Food Product

Peanut Products

Brand Name

Nature’s Path

Product Name and Description

Product name

Individual package

Box package and Date code

Nature's Path Optimum Energy Bars Peanut Butter flavor

2 oz (56 g) individual foil wrap bar with UPC code
0 58449 77715 1

Box (12 - 2 oz bars/box) with UPC code

0 58449 77719 9

BEST BEFORE DATE OF 01OCT09A,

BEST BEFORE 03FEB09B,

BEST BEFORE 29APR09B

Nature's Path EnviroKidz Organic Crispy Rice Peanut Choco Drizzle

1 oz (28 g) individual foil wrap bar with UPC code
0 58449 43022 3 or
0 58449 43020 9

Box (6 - 1 oz bars/box) with UPC code

0 58449 43023 0

5 APR 09 through

22 JUL 09

or

Box (6 - 28 g bars/box) with UPC code

0 58449 43021 6

5 APR-09 through

21 JUL 09

Nature's Path Organic Granola Bar Peanut Butter Chunky

1.4 oz (40 g) individual foil wrap bar with UPC code
0 58449 89112 3 or
0 58449 8911 6

Box (5 - 1.4 oz bars/box) with UPC code of

0 58449 89110 9

BEST BEFORE 26 FEB 08 THROUGH 29 JUL 09

or

Box (5 - 1.4 oz (200 g) bars/box) with UPC code of
0 58449 89119 3

BEST BEFORE 28 FEB 08 THROUGH 28 JUL 09

Nature's Path Organic Granola Bars Peanut Choco Chocolatey Drizzle

1.2 oz (35 g) individual foil wrap bar with UPC code
0 58449 89136 9 or
0 58449 89134 5

Box (5 - 1.2 oz bars/box) with UPC code

0 58449 89137 6

BEST BEFORE 7 APR 09 THROUGH 30 JUL 09

or

Box (5 - 1.2 oz (175 g) bars/box) with UPC code

0 58449 89135 2

BEST BEFORE

28 MAY 08 THROUGH

30 JUL 09

Nature's Path Organic Peanut Butter Granola Cereal

11.5 oz (325 g)

Box UPC code

0 58449 89009 6 or

0 58449 89008 9

BEST BEFORE 17 JAN 08 THROUGH 2 SEP 09

Nature's Path Organic Granola Bars Variety Pack (containing Flax Plus Pumpkin bars and Peanut Butter Chunky bars)

1.4 oz (40 g) individual foil wrap bar

Box UPC code

0 58449 89105 5

BEST BEFORE 5 FEB 08 THROUGH 23 JUN 09

or

Box UPC code

0 58449 89123 9

BEST BEFORE

20 MAY 08 THROUGH

21 JAN 09

Reason for Recall

Products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has been in close contact with the US authorities in regard to the Salmonella contamination incident in the country. The CFS has alerted the trade of the incident and will continue to closely monitor the situation.

The CFS has collected 29 samples of peanut butter and related products in the local market for testing of Salmonella and all the results are satisfactory.

 

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the concerned products.

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the concerned products. Dispose of them and thoroughly wash hands afterwards.

Further Information

Website of Food and Drug Administration

The CFS press release


Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
17 April 2009

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Last Revision Date : 20-04-2009