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Quaker granola bars recalled for possible listeria contamination

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Granola bars recalled for possible listeria contamination

A popular snack for parents and children is recalling a couple of products due to listeria concerns.

The Quaker Oats Company announced that it was recalling boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars after officials learned that sunflower kernels may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The affected products include:

  • 6.1 ounce boxes of Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Chocolate Nut Medley with UCP code 30000 32241 and Best Before Dates of 10/16/2016 and 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 and 10/11/2016.

So far, no illnesses have been reported as a result of the possible contamination.

Officials say the majority of products that were affected were already withheld from store shelves.