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Peanut Recall — Update 2/20/09

Jump directly to the FDA Product Recall List to search for peanut product recalls, or call CDC-INFO at 1-800-232-4636 for more information.

*Updated 2/20/09*

Added the following vendor products to the list: 71.    TrueNorth Brand Peanut Crisps <Withdrawal> (FL, MA, MW, NA, NE, SO). 72.    Crispy Cat Roasted Peanut candy bars 73.    Beneficial Foods/Nature’s Candy <Withdrawal>:

  • Nature’s Candy Peanut Butter Krinkles (Bulk) (MW, RM, SW)
  • Nature’s Candy Karob Krinkles (Bulk) (MW, RM, SW)
  • Beneficial Foods Omega-3 Uplift Bars (MW, RM, SW)

74.    Marich Confectionery items:

  • Milk Chocolate Peanuts (10lb, BULK)   (Some Regions)
  • Milk Chocolate Peanuts (8oz Bags)   (Some Regions)
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee  – Unlikely we carry

75.EB Performance PB &Whey Protein Bites bars (FL Only)

*Updated 2/18/09*

The Texas Department of State Health Services ordered Peanut Corporation of America to recall all products ever shipped from its Plainview plant as a result of poor cleaning and pest control practices. (The plant began operations in March of 1995.) No specific list of products produced at this plant has been released. While information about this plant is reconciled between the FDA and the Texas state agency in the coming days, we are taking the immediate proactive step of removing from our stores ALL whole peanuts and peanut products from ANY PCA facility. This greatly expands the scope of the recall beyond the original PCA plant in Georgia, and every manufacturer of peanut-containing foods, including us, will need to re-examine their products. We are acting as quickly as possible to determine what products are affected and will update this blog post with recall information as it becomes available for our products and for those of our vendors. Please note: While new research is being conducted, we will not be able to answer questions about specific peanut related products. Additionally, our answers to previous comments and questions about the recall are not necessarily accurate any longer given the expansion.

Here are the recalled items carried in our stores as of noon on 2/20/09:

1.    Various bulk bin items. Due to the empowerment of our stores for local and regional buying, our supply chain is very diverse. The bulk departments in our stores are supplied by many different vendors.  Some peanut-containing products may be recalled from some stores but not from others due to these different vendors. Contacting your local store is the safest way to ensure you get the most accurate information about any products you have purchased.

Contact your local store about recalled bulk products, including:

  • peanuts, all kinds
  • fresh grind peanut butters
  • trail mixes with peanuts
  • nut mixes with peanuts
  • candies with peanuts
  • chocolate with peanuts
  • energy bars with peanuts

Vendor products: 2. LÄRABAR Peanut Butter Cookie 3. JamFrakas Peanut Butter BlissCrisp snack bars 4. ZonePerfect Chocolate Peanut Butter bars 5. ZonePerfect Peanut Toffee bars 6. Multiple Clif bar products:

  • Clif Crunchy Peanut Butter bars
  • Clif Chocolate Chip Peanut Crunch bars
  • Clif Pecan Toffee Buzz bars
  • Clif Mini's Variety Pack
  • Clif 24-count Variety Pack
  • Clif Builder's Peanut Butter bars
  • Cliff Builder's 18-count Variety Pack
  • Clif Kid ZBaR Peanut butter bars
  • Clif Kid ZBaR Variety Pack

7. Multiple Luna products:

  • Luna Nutz Over Chocolate bars
  • Luna Peanut Butter Cookie bars
  • Luna Mini's Variety Pack

8. Multiple MOJO products:

  • MOJO Honey Roasted Peanut bars
  • MOJO Mixed Nuts bars
  • MOJO Mountain Mix bars
  • MOJO Peanut Butter Pretzel bars
  • MOJO Dipped Chocolate Peanut bars
  • MOJO Dipped Peanut Butter & Jelly bars
  • MOJO Dipped Fruit & Nut bars

9. Health Valley Organic Peanut Crunch Chewy Granola Bars 10. Nature's Path Optimum Energy Bars Peanut Butter flavor bars 11. ThinkThin Dark Chocolate 12. ThinkThin Chocolate Mudslide 13. Can Do Kid Chocolate Crunch Bars 14. Can Do Kid Cookies & Cream Bars 15. Chunks of Energy Carob/Hawaiian Spirulina 16. Chunks of Energy HIGH COUNTRY GORP 17. Whole Foods Carob Energee Nuggets (States: California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington) 18. Uncle Eddies Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate-Chip Cookies 19. Uncle Eddies Individual Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies (Region: SP) 20. Uncle Eddies Individual Organic Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies (Regions: NA, NE, MA, SO, FL, MW, SW: LA, KY only) 21. SunRidge Chocolate Energy Bar (BULK) (Regions: SP, NC, FL, MA, MW, NA, NE, SO & SW: LA Only) 22. SunRidge Energy Nuggets (NOT BULK) (Regions: SP, NC) 23. Tofu Energee Nuggets (Region: SP) 24. Marin Carob Energee Nuggets 25. Aurora Caribbean Crunch Grail mix (NE and possibly NA) 26. Arico Peanut Butter Cookies 27. Arico Peanut Butter Cookie Bars 28. Multiple Simbree products: (Region: PN)

  • Simbree Oat Almond Pistash
  • Simbree Almond Pistachio Energy Bites
  • Simbree Oat Bites with Peanuts, Almonds and Pistachios

29. Thai Curry with Peanuts Seasoning Mix by Barron Specialty Foods (bulk and individual jars) 30. Ethnic Gourmet Chicken Pad Thai 31. Ethnic Gourmet Pad Thai with Shrimp 32. Ethnic Gourmet Pad Thai with Tofu 33. Gluten Free Café Asian Noodles 34. Bear Naked Appalachian Trail Mix 35. Detour brand products (Regions: SW and RM)

  • Runner Chocolate Peanut Butter bars
  • Biker Chocolate Peanut Butter bars
  • Core Strength Caramel Peanut bars

36. Kashi TLC products:

  • Chewy Granola Bars Trail Mix
  • Chewy Granola Bars Honey Almond Flax
  • Chewy Granola Bars Peanut Peanut Butter
  • Chewy Granola Bar Shippers
  • Chewy Granola Bars Club Pack
  • GoLean Crunch Honey Almond Flax Cereal *not in recall: only the Kashi TLC Chewy Honey Almond Flax Granola Bar sample that was shrink-wrapped to the cereal box is being recalled.
  • Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chewy Cookies
  • Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chewy Cookie Club Pack
  • Happy Trail Mix Chewy Cookies
  • Oatmeal Raisin Flax Chewy Cookies
  • Chewy Cookies display shipper

37. Genisoy Organic Apple Cinnamon Soy Protein Bars 38. Genisoy Soy Protein Bars:

  • Chocolate Fudge Brownie, 2.2oz
  • Fudge Cookies & Cream, 2.2oz
  • Café Mocha Fudge, 2.2oz
  • Crispy Chocolate Mint, 2.2oz
  • Chunky Peanut Butter Fudge 2.2oz
  • Creamy Peanut Yogurt, 2.2oz

39. Thai Coconut Panko Crust by Barron Specialty Foods 40. Glutino Organic Chocolate & Peanuts Bars 41. Chunks of Energy Mixed Berry Blast 42. Chunks of Energy CRANBERRY APRICOT,OG 43. Earth Island Follow Your Heart Deli Thai Peanut Tofu Wrap 10oz (SoPac Only) 44. Pure Butter CRICKLE, Peanut, Green Gift Box 8z (MA & SO) 45. Organic Fiber Bar Peanut Butter Chocolate [Best By Dates of: May 2009 & Aug 2009] 46. Kariba Farms Thai Peanut NutCrusters Coating Mix 47. KA-ME Green Tea Pumpkin Seed Snack Mix (FL) 48. Boston Cookies Peanut Butter Cookies (NA & NE) 49. Boston Cookies Peanut Butter Cookies - Snack Pack (NA & NE) 50. Boston Cookies Peanut Fudge Brownies (NA & NE) 51. Fabes Mini Peanut Butter Cookies (some regions) 52. Erin Baker's Home-style Granola - Peanut Butter (MA & PNW) 53. SunSpire Organic Dark Chocolate Crunchy Peanut Clusters (some regions) 54. Garden of Life fücoPROTEIN Peanut Butter Crunch bars 55. Golden Temple WHA GURU CHEW Peanut Cashew bars - (MW, PNW & SoPac) 56. Cascadian Farm Peanut Butter Chip Chewy Granola Bars] 57. Cascadian Farm Sweet and Salty Mixed Nuts Chewy Granola Bars 58. Cascadian Farm Sweet and Salty Peanut Pretzel Chewy Granola Bars 59. Odwalla Peanut Crunch Bars 60. Chocolate Chip Peanut Odwalla Bars 61. Sweet & Salty Peanut Odwalla Bars 62. Sweet & Salty Trail Mix Odwalla Bars 63. Cougar Mountain Baking Cookie items - (PNW Only) 64. Honey Peanut Balance Bars 65. Heavenly Candy Peanut Bliss - (MW, NorCal, PNW, RM & SW) 66. Theo Brand Peanut Butter Big Daddy bar 67.    Betty Lou's Nut Butter Protein Balls 68.    Multiple Erin Baker's items  (MA & PNW) 69.    ZonePerfect Chocolate Caramel Cluster bars 70.    Bear Naked All Natural Granola - Peanut Butter 71.    Bear Naked All Natural Hybrid Granola - Peanut Butter Chocolate TrueNorth Brand Peanut Crisps <withdrawal> (FL, MA, MW, NA, NE, SO). 72.TrueNorth Brand Peanut Crisps (FL, MA, MW, NA, NE, SO). 73.Crispy Cat Roasted Peanut candy bars 74.Beneficial Foods/Nature’s Candy :

  • Nature’s Candy Peanut Butter Krinkles (Bulk) (MW, RM, SW)
  • Nature’s Candy Karob Krinkles (Bulk) (MW, RM, SW)
  • Beneficial Foods Omega-3 Uplift Bars (MW, RM, SW)

75.Marich Confectionery items:

  • Milk Chocolate Peanuts (10lb, BULK) (Some Regions)
  • Milk Chocolate Peanuts (8oz Bags) (Some Regions)
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee – (Unlikely we carry)

76.EB Performance PB &Whey Protein Bites bars (FL Only) We will update this as more information becomes available. Remember that this list includes only products that we sell in our stores. We will not list information on products that we do not sell. That information is available on the FDA searchable database and we encourage you to go to their site. Please note: Many manufacturers receive their supply of ingredients from multiple vendors. Therefore, not all products listed here are recalled in total, but rather specific lot or batch numbers made on certain dates. For our Canadian customers, please note that the CFIA is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to identify and remove all affected products imported into Canada from the U.S. The CFIA is also working with Canadian manufacturers to recall foods containing affected U.S. peanuts. As more products are identified, the CFIA will continue to update its list of recalled products. The following foods, manufactured in Canada, are affected: see: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/recarapp/2009/20090203be.shtml The following foods, manufactured in the United States of America, are affected: see: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/recarapp/2009/20090203be.shtml For the complete list of recalled products, including those listed above; please visit our web site at http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/recarapp/2009/2009typhe.shtml