Peanut allergy sufferers take note, your favorite chewy chocolate fiber bar may be a peanut bar in disguise.
General Mills has issued a recall for Chocolate Flavor Fiber One 90-Calorie Chewy Bars. A production error resulted in a limited number of individually-wrapped Chocolate Peanut Butter Flavor Fiber One 90-Calorie Chewy Bar packages being inserted into 5-count boxes labeled as Chocolate Flavor Fiber One 90-Calorie Chewy Bars. The ingredient label on the Chocolate Flavor Fiber One 90-Calorie Chewy Bars box does not list peanuts, a potentially serious allergen.
Alaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation has verified this product has been distributed in Alaska.
To date, no allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported. However, consumers with peanut allergies who may have consumed this product and may be exhibiting symptoms of an allergic reaction or are concerned about a possible allergic reaction should contact a health care provider immediately.
The recall is for 5-count boxes of Chocolate Flavor Fiber One 90-Calorie Chewy Bars that contain 0.82 oz bars. The boxes have a Better if Used By date of 19May2012BV printed on the top.
No other products or code dates are affected by this recall.
Consumers requesting refunds or more information should contact General Mills Customer Services at 800-231-0308.
For more recall details, visit 1.usa.gov/ojKnl2.
For more information on recalls affecting Alaskans, visit DEC’s website at bit.ly/urYhbX.