General Mills issues Voluntary Product Recall - LARABAR Peanut Butter Cookie flavor snack bar

February 18, 2009

February 18, 2009 - General Mills announced today a voluntary recall of LARABAR Peanut Butter Cookie flavored snack bars containing peanuts. This action is being taken as a precaution because peanut pieces in the products may have been sourced from the Plainview, Texas plant of Peanut Corporation of America, a company whose operations are being investigated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the State of Texas.

The products being recalled are:

LARABAR Peanut Butter Cookie snack bars
UPC CODES:
Individual Bar 2190850916
Caddy (16 bar sleeve) 2190845307

This recall adds and only applies to the following "Best If Used By" date codes:

04Feb2010FL
30Jan2010FL
31Jan2010FL
02Feb2010FL
03Feb2010FL

While General Mills has no reason to believe there is any safety issue with these products, in light of the investigations, the company has decided to voluntarily recall this product from the marketplace as a precaution.

For more information please call the special LARABAR consumer hot line at 1 (800) 543-2147 or consult the General Mills Website.