Dog food recall: Charlee Bear recalls Protein Crunch Bar products due to possible Salmonella contamination

By on Nov 3, 2012 in Animals, Food, Health, United States Comments

Charlee Bear Products announced on Thursday, November 1, 2012 a voluntarily recall certain lots of its Protein Crunch Bar products due to Salmonella scare. This Charlee Bear recall has been coordinated with the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA), and the list of affected products is available below.

According to a press release by Charlee Bear on its official website that day, this dog food recall affects Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars that were distributed across the US in September and October 2012. No animal or human sickness related to the problem has been reported.

As noted in the report, the said pet food products are being recalled due to its possibility of being contaminated with Salmonella, after a sample finished product of Protein Crunch Bars (Chicken Recipe with Carrots, Lot no. 19812) was tested positive for the presence of Salmonella.

Here is the list of the recalled products, along with their respective Lot No, UPC, (Unit Product Code), and Best by Date, taken from with CharleeBear.com, which can be also be found at FDA.gov, with the company noting that no other lots and products are included except for the ones mentioned below.

* Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars – Chicken Recipe with Carrots, 5.5 oz packages; UPC Code: 8710890000

Lot number 19812; Best by date: 07-16-2015

Lot number 19912; Best by date: 07-17-2015

Lot number 20012; Best by date: 07-18-2015

Lot number 20212; Best by date: 07-20-2015

* Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars – Chicken Recipe with Sweet Potatoes, 5.5 oz packages; UPC Code: 8710890001; Lot number 20112; Best by date: 07-19-2015

With this, the company strongly suggests that consumers who have bought the recalled lots of Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars mentioned above to immediately stop using them and return them to the place of purchase and ask for a full refund.

For more information about this dog food recall, consumers are being invited to contact the company by sending an email to [email protected] or call 1-800-396-8893, or visit www.CharleeBear.com.


Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars
Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars, with indication of location of Lot Numbers and UPC
Image Credit: CharleeBear.com/FDA.gov


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