Nature's Path Announces an Expanded Recall of Peanut Butter Optimum Energy Bars Nationwide Due to Possible Health Risk

January 31, 2009

January 31, 2009 -- Due to the expanded recall of Peanut Butter Corporation's peanut butter products on January 28th, Nature's Path Organic Foods of Richmond, British Columbia, Canada announces an expanded recall of Optimum Energy Bars Peanut Butter flavor, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The Optimum Energy Bars Peanut Butter flavor were manufactured using peanut butter recalled by Peanut Corporation of American because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product being recalled is:

Optimum Energy Bars Peanut Butter flavor: BEST BEFORE 01OCT09A, BEST BEFORE 03FEB09B, and BEST BEFORE 29APR09B

These bars are sold in 2 oz (56 g) individually wrapped bar with UPC code of 0 58449 77715

No illnesses have been reported in connection with Optimum Energy Bars.

For more information please call the Nature's Path customer service line at 1-866-880-7284 or visit the FDA website.