The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., announced a voluntary recall today of it's Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars after an ingredient supplier was found to have distributed sunflower kernels that may have been contaminated with Listeria.
With no reported illnesses to date, this move was done "in an abundance of caution to protect public health."
While the vast majority of potentially affected Quaker products were withheld from ever reaching retail shelves, the products being recalled were distributed nationwide and are as follows:
6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Chocolate Nut Medley with UPC code 30000 32241 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 30000 32243 and Best
Before Dates of: 10/10/2016, 10/11/2016
Consumers who purchased either of the above products are urged to dispose of or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. More information is available at www.quakeroats.com