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Kashi Company Recall: Variety of Products with Potential Listeria

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Kashi Company is voluntarily recalling a variety of products due to the potential health risk from an ingredient supplier, SunOpta. The recall includes two varieties of Snack Bars and two varieties of Bear Naked Granola that consist of ingredients from the sunflower seed supplier, SunOpta. Kashi Company is expanding its previously announced Snack Bar recall to combine with additional potentially affected products.

When the organism Listeria monocytogenes contaminates food and is consumed, a serious infection of Listeriosis is possible. Healthy individuals may experience short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. However, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

For a full list of products affected in both the previous and the current recall, please visit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm505058.htm.

Customers or consumers are recommended by the FDA to dispose of the products affected by this recall and not to consume it. For more information regarding this recall contact Kashi Company at 1(877)747-2467 Mon-Fri 9:00am-6:00pm ET or visit their website at https://www.kashi.com/contact-us.

Public Health confirmed that Sheppard AFB facilities does carry these products for sale. All facilities with this product have taken them off the shelves. Consumers or customers who have questions about the above recall may contact 82d AMDS Public Health Flight at (940) 676-1874/3052.