Costco pulled a protein bar off the cabinets after a recall discover

Nico Madrigal-Yankowski, SFGATE

April 5, 2023

Costco shops in California have been compelled to take away a sure model of protein bars after a product recall was issued.

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Protein bars offered at Costco in eight states, together with California, have been recalled. Protein bar maker Wellness Pure USA initiated the voluntary recall on March 31, in keeping with KRON4.

The recalled bars have been on Costco cabinets between February 27, 2023 and March 31, 2023. The particular protein bar was offered in 15-bar selection packs with three completely different flavors. The code quantity TN3005A was marked on every bundle and on the surface of the variability pack field. Individuals with a extreme allergy to cashews are vulnerable to a critical or life-threatening allergic response when consuming Merely Protein Peanut Butter Chocolate Crispy Bars, code quantity TN3005A.

Neither of the opposite two flavors within the pack have been recognized as affected by the recall announcement. Nevertheless, consumers of the product can return your complete selection pack for a full refund from Costco.

A shopper grievance is presently the one report of an allergic response. It’s unclear which state this particular person made the acquisition in, or if different reactions weren’t reported. Wellness Pure USA, primarily based in Wilmington, Delaware, remains to be investigating what led to traces of undeclared cashews in its Merely Protein Crunchy Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars.

Nico Madrigal-Yankowski is Meals Reporter for SFGATE. He’s a San Francisco born and raised. E-mail him ideas at [email protected]