Kashi is recalling several products after an ingredient supplier, SunOpta, recalled sunflower seeds that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium that can cause listeriosis (commonly called listeria), a serious infection characterized by fever, muscle aches, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Listeria is sometimes fatal in young children, the frail and elderly, and those with weakened immune systems.
This recall is being issued as a precaution. To date, no illnesses linked to the products have been reported.
Affected products carried by the Co-op include Chewy Trail Mix Granola Bars, 7.4 oz box, UPC 00018627030003, Better If Used Before date of MAR0117 or earlier.
If you have purchased a recalled product from the Co-op, please return it for a refund.
For an expanded list of the Kashi recall, see the fda website.