BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Double check your pantries, RxBar protein bars are being recalled.
According to the FDA, RxBar is voluntarily recalling certain varieties of bars because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have peanut allergies run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Varieties being recalled are:
- RxBar: Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Hazelnut, Chocolate Sea Salt, Coconut Chocolate, Coffee Chocolate, Mango Pineapple, Maple Sea Salt, Mint Chocolate, Mixed Berry, Pumpkin Spice
- RxBar Kids: Apple Cinnamon Raisin, Berry Blast, Chocolate Chip
No other flavors or products are affected by the recall.
RxBar identified the potential for peanut in two varieties - chocolate sea salt and coconut chocolate - in December and initiated a recall of those varieties, according to the FDA. Officials said the recall is expanding out of an abundance of caution after recently receiving consumer contacts regarding allergic reactions to additional varieties.
People who have bought the recalled bars and who have peanut allergies should throw them out and contact the store where they were purchased or RxBar for replacement or a full refund.
Consumers can contact the RxBar consumer service team at email@example.com or 1-312- 624-8200 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.