Forward Foods, LLC issues voluntary recall of specific flavors of Detour® Deluxe Whey Protein Energy Bar

February 2, 2009

Detour products are being recalled out of an abundance of caution because they contain roasted peanuts manufactured by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). PCA is the focus of an investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning a recent Salmonella outbreak thought to be caused by tainted peanut products.

The products being recalled are:

  • Detour® brand Caramel Peanut bars (85, 43 and 20 gram sizes)
  • Detour® brand Lower Sugar Caramel Peanut bars (85 and 43 gram sizes)
  • Detour® brand Buzz Caramel Peanut bars (85 gram size)
  • Detour® brand Chocolate Crunchy Peanut Butter bars (90 and 45 gram sizes)
  • Detour® brand Peanut Butter & Jelly (85 gram size)
  • Detour® brand Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip (120 gram size)
  • Detour® Runner brand Chocolate Peanut Butter bars (50 and 20 gram sizes)
  • Detour® Biker brand Chocolate Peanut Butter bars (50 gram size)
  • Detour® Core Strength brand Caramel Peanut bars (50 and 20 gram size)

All "Enjoy By" dates prior to March 1, 2010 are included in this recall Forward Foods, LLC is taking this precautionary step to protect consumers and ensure the safety of their products. Independent laboratory testing to date has indicated no Salmonella contamination in any of the above mentioned Detour products.

For more information please call Detour customer service at 1-800-203-3877, send an email to, or visit the Detour Bar website.