These recalled Nutrisystem granola bars contain peanut butter that was made by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA), which may be contaminated with Salmonella. Click here to read about other brands affected in this recent peanut-butter related salmonella outbreak.
Salmonella causes health issues like high fever, diarrhea, bloody stool, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. Salmonella can be deadly when young children, the elderly and people with weekend immune systems are infected. Call the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at 800-232-4636 for more information about salmonella.
So far there have been no cases of salmonella reported by Nutrisystem customers, including those made with peanut butter. Furthermore, no salmonella contamination has been detected in the Nutrisystem Peanut Butter Granola Bar. To be safe, however, Nutrisystem is advising consumers not to eat these recalled granola bars that were made with peanut butter from PCA.
“The safety of our cuystomers is our highest priority, and in keeping with the recommendations by the FDA, we are urging all consumers who have purchased or are in possession of this product to immediately destroy them.” – Sharon Tate, VP of Quality Assurance at Nutrisystem, Inc.
CONTACT: NUTRISYSTEM INC. 1-866-491-6425
I last ate the Nutrisystem peanut butter bars in November….. am I at risk for Salmonella poisoning? Or is this something that causes sudden onset after eating????