Food Safety Alert: Possible Salmonella Contamination in Granola Bars & Cereal
Mesa County Public Health has been made aware of a recall involving various granola bars and cereal that were sold in all 50 states, and may have been distributed in Mesa County. Consumers should check their pantries for any of the recalled items and throw them out. The food is being recalled due to a potential contamination of Salmonella.
Description of Recalled Products
- Quaker Big Chewy Bars Chocolate Chip
- Quaker Big Chewy Bars Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip
- Quaker Big Chewy Bars Variety Pack
- Quaker Chewy Dips Chocolate Chips
- Quaker Puffed Granola Apple Cinnamon Cereal
- Quaker Simply Granola Oats, Honey & Almonds Cereal
- Visit the FDA website for a complete list of recalled products.
What Should Consumers Do
- Check pantries for recalled products.
- Consumers should not eat these products and should discard them.
- Click here to see pictures of the recalled granola bars and cereal.
- For additional information, contact Quaker Consumer Relations at 1-800-492-9322 or through their website.
- Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
- Symptoms usually begin 6 hours to 6 days after infection and can last 4 to 7 days.
- Most people recover without treatment.
- Salmonella can lead to serious and sometimes deadly infections for young children, elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems.
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