MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE , Idaho --
The Quaker Oats Company is recalling a small quantity of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars. Additionally, General Mills is recalling four flavors of Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars and Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars.
Both recalls were issued due to possible Listeria contamination. Customers who purchased these products should not consume them. While healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.
The Mountain Home AFB Public Health office confirmed that our installation's Commissary carried these products. All affected items have been removed from the shelves. No other base establishments sold these products. The “better if used by” code dates and UPC codes labeled on the packages included in this recall are:
- Quinoa Granola Bars Chocolate Nut Medley with a unit UPC# 10030000 322410000 and best by dates before 15 November 2016
- General Mills Nature Valley Protein Chewy Bars (Honey, Peanut & Almond with Pumpkin Seeds) with a unit UPC# 000-16000-47196
- General Mills Nature Valley Simple Nut Bars (Almond, Cashew & Sea Salt) with a unit UPC#000-16000-46474
Products purchased at the Commissary can be returned for a full refund. For products purchased elsewhere, contact the location of purchase. You may also contact Quaker Oats Company Services at 800-856-5781 or General Mills Services at 866-896-4365.
For more information regarding this notice please contact the 366 AMDS Public Health Flight at 208-828-7280. Contact your healthcare provider if you are experiencing complications following consumption of this product.