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Warning on granola bars with possible Salmonella contamination

Issue Date

22 February 2010

Source of Information

Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States

Food Product

Granola Bars

Product name and Description

1. Health Valley brand “Organic Peanut Crunch Chewy Granola Bars” (6.1 oz box); manufactured by Lovin Oven
Unit UPC Code: 0-35742-15483-4 
Lot Codes (Expiry Date):

  • 07DEC09H2
  • 15JAN10H2
  • 23FEB10H2
  • 28FEB10H2
  • 28MAR10H2
  • 29MAR10H1
  • 13APR10H1
  • 06SEP10H2
  • 06NOV10H2
  • 09FEB10H2

2. Health Valley brand “Organic Dutch Apple Chewy Granola Bars” (6.1oz box) ; manufactured by Lovin Oven
Unit UPC Code: 0-35742-15482-7  
Lot Codes (Expiry Date):

  • 03JAN10H1
  • 05FEB10H2
  • 28MAR10H2
  • 17AUG10H1

3. Health Valley brand “Organic Wildberry Chewy Granola Bars” (6.1oz box) ; manufactured by Lovin Oven
Unit UPC Code: 0-35742-15481-0 
Lot Codes (Expiry Date):

  • 05JAN10H2
  • 15JAN10H1
  • 12APR10H1
  • 06JUL10H1
  • 08MAR10H1

Health Valley Brand “Organic Wildberry Chewy Granola Bars” had been on sale in SOGO and APITA UNY in Hong Kong.

Reason for Recall

The products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has alerted the trade to stop selling the particular products and is closely monitoring the situation. We will continue to closely communicate with the US authorities and follow up the incident.

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the particular products.

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the particular products.
Seek medical advice if they had consumed the products and develop symptoms.

Further Information

Website of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
22 February 2010

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Last Revision Date : 22-02-2010