CHICAGO (WCBD) — The Quaker Oats Company is voluntarily recalling of a small quantity of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars after an ingredient supplier was found to have distributed sunflower kernels that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
We’re told there have been no reported illnesses to date. The recall comes out of the abundance of an abundance of caution to protect public health, according to the company.
The company says the majority of potentially affected Quaker products never reached store shelves. The products being recalled were distributed nationwide. They include:
6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Chocolate Nut Medley with UPC code 3000032241 and Best Before Dates of: 10/16/2016, 10/17/2016
6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Yogurt, Fruit & Nut with UPC 3000032243 and Best Before Dates of: 10/10/2016, 10/11/2016
Consumers who have purchased either of the products are urged to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.