Clio Snacks of Piscataway, NJ, is recalling 581 cases of its Strawberry Granola & Greek Yogurt Parfait Bar because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
The recall was the result of a routine testing program by the company which revealed that the affected Strawberry Parfait product produced by Clio’s contract manufacturer may contain Listeria monocytogenes. The third-party manufacturer has ceased production and Clio has ceased distribution of the affected product while the FDA and the company continue their investigation into what caused the problem.
This potential exposure was found at a third-party manufacturer’s facility where Parfait Bars are produced. The third-party manufacturer does not manufacture any other Clio products. Clio does not manufacture Parfait bars at its own facility.
Product was distributed to select Walmart stores between March 5 and March 8.
- The impacted product comes in a single-serving box with UPC Code 854021008152.
- Lot Number — 048C2023
- The expiration date of 4/30/2023 is stamped on the side of the box.
As of the posting of this recall, no illnesses have been reported.
Consumers who have purchased Clio Strawberry Granola & Yogurt Parfait bar with an expiration date of April 30, 2023, should not consume the product and are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or to destroy the recalled product.
About Listeria infections
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Anyone who has eaten any of the recalled product and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the possible Listeria exposure.
Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled product should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop.
Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which can mimic other illnesses.
Pregnant women, the elderly, young children, and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections, and other complications. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.
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