Cal Poly Recalls Chocolate bars Nationwide

Posted on October 6, 2014 by

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 Cal Poly has recalled six varieties of its chocolate candy bars, citing possible contaminations.

The bars may have been tainted with peanut, milk or soy allergens and possibly exposed to microbial contamination, which can include infectious materials such as bacteria, yeast, or mold, the university said.

Cal Poly emphasized that no tests have confirmed any contaminations and no illnesses have been reported.

Cal Poly chocolates are sold in local retail stores, farmers markets around the county, on-campus locations, as well as online through the Cal Poly University Store.

Lazier said that the potentially affected flavors were processed on equipment that may have experienced product build-up.

The recall of Cal Poly Chocolates includes the following candies:

• Peanut Butter Crunch Bar; UPC# 7 45711 56310 8.

• Cal Poly Chocolates Peppermint Crunch Bar; UPC# 7 45711 56410 5.

• Cal Poly Chocolates Spicy Cayenne Bar; UPC# 7 45711 56710 6.

• Cal Poly Chocolates Pumpkin Spice Bar; UPC# 7 45711 56610 9.

• Cal Poly Chocolates Olallieberry Crisp Bar; UPC# 7 45711 56810 3.

• Cal Poly Chocolates Coffee Crunch Bar; UPC# 7 45711 56510 2.

The voluntary product recall does not include:

• Cal Poly Chocolates Milk Chocolate Bar; UPC# 7 45711 56110 4.

• Cal Poly Chocolates Dark Chocolate Bar; UPC# 7 45711 56210 1.

Customers who have purchased potentially affected bars should not consume the candies and may return the bars to the store of purchase for a full refund or contact Cal Poly’s Food Science & Nutrition Department at 756-2660.

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