Almond Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall of a Limited Number of Mislabeled Blueberry Crisp CLIF® Bars

August 15, 2012

Clif Bar & Company is initiating a voluntary recall today of a small amount of 12-pack Blueberry Crisp CLIF® Bars and individual mislabeled Blueberry with one "Best By" date 17MAR13G3 that were distributed to a limited number of stores predominately east of the Mississippi. The 12-packs may contain Blueberry Crisp CLIF Bars that are mislabeled with Chocolate Chip CLIF Bar wrappers and do not list almonds in the ingredient statement. Clif is taking this precautionary safety step for people who are allergic to almonds.

The products being recalled are:

UPC Code Product Description Lot Code
7-22252-30260-1 Clif, Blueberry Crisp 12ct caddy 17MAR13G3
7-22252-50260-5 Clif, Blueberry Crisp 12ct caddy, Case 17MAR13G3
7-22252-10090-0 Clif, Chocolate Chip Single Bar 17MAR13G3

The company is strongly advising consumers who have almond allergies not to consume these mislabeled bars with "Best By" date 17MAR13G3 and discard them to avoid the possibility of an allergic reaction. People with an allergy to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. No allergic reactions have been reported to date.

For more information please call 888-992-6227 or view the recall notice on the FDA website.