Listeria Contamination Leads to Protein Bar Recall from Amrita Health Foods

no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall

Listeria Contamination Leads to Protein Bar Recall from Amrita Health Foods
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august 7, 2017

what's being recalled?

Amrita Health Foods is recalling snack bars due to a potential health risk.

The manufacturer's recall applies to a limited number of the company's protein bars that may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause serious—even fatal—infections in young children, the elderly, and those with weak immune systems.

identifying info

For a list of the recalled bars, sizes, UPCs, and Best-Buy dates, see the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) release.

The recalled Amrita Bars were distributed across the country via retail stores and online sales.

company response

"We sincerely apologize for this situation that occurred with one of our ingredient suppliers. As soon as our team was notified, we immediately set our recall plan into action to ensure the safety and health of our customers. Amrita Health Foods will continue to operate with the highest standard of excellence providing customers with full transparency and food safety." said Arshad Bahl, CEO of Amrita Health Foods.

No other Amrita Health Foods products are included within this recall.

what's next?

Consumers with this product should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Customers with questions about this recall can contact the company at (888) 728-7779.