Quaker Oats issues granola bar recall

Posted at 3:16 PM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-18 15:17:55-04

The Quaker Oats Company has issued a recall involving Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars. 

Quaker says an ingredient supplier distributed sunflower kernels that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses have been reported. 

Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious infections in young children, frail or elderly people and for others with weakened immune systems.

Symptoms of Listeria include symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. 

The following products are affected by the recall:

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

Consumers are urged to dispose of the products or return them for a full refund.

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