PROBAR LLC Recalls PROBAR BASE® Frosted Peanut Butter Bars Due To Possible Presence of Undeclared Milk Allergen

MEDIA CONTACT: Travis Taylor, 415.392.1000, ttaylor@finemanpr.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 26, 2015 – PROBAR LLC of Salt Lake City, UT has initiated a voluntary recall of its PROBAR BASE® Frosted Peanut Butter bars due to the possible presence of an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. No other PROBAR® products are affected.

This voluntary recall only involves Frosted Peanut Butter flavored PROBAR BASE® bars in 2.46 oz. packages distributed nationwide to retail stores and online. PROBAR® is voluntarily recalling three lots that may contain the allergen:

Product Lot Codes Beginning With: Expiration Date Unit UPC 12 Count Box UPC
Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR BASE® 24289 EXP# 01/16/2016 8-53152-10060-5 8-53152-10061-2
Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR BASE® 24188 EXP# 10/07/2015 8-53152-10060-5 8-53152-10061-2
Frosted Peanut Butter PROBAR BASE® 24160 EXP# 09/09/2015 8-53152-10060-5 8-53152-10061-2

To locate the Lot Codes:

  • Individual unit Lot Code and Expiration Date: printed on the outer seal of the wrapper
  • 12-unit case Lot Code and Expiration Date: printed on outside of the box

Retailers and distributors have been notified to remove the product from store shelves.

The highest priority of PROBAR® is the safety and quality of its products. PROBAR® is working in close cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to fully resolve this issue. There have been two consumer complaints of allergic reactions to date. These complaints prompted the recall.

Consumers can call 1-800-921-2294, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM MT, or email returns@theprobar.com for more information on how to return the product for a full refund.

About PROBAR®

PROBAR® creates delicious, convenient, healthy, plant-based food products. The company strives to be the leading provider of real food choices, always maintaining a commitment to quality, sustainability and a delicious experience. Visit us: ThePROBAR.com

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