News Releases

May 23, 2014

Pumpkin Seed Supplier may Have Exposed Seeds to Traces of Peanut Protein

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of STRONG & KIND bars as well as KIND Healthy Grains Maple Pumpkin Seeds with Sea Salt bars due to using equipment that was also used to roast peanuts.

The five STRONG & KIND bars that are affected by the recall are labeled on the packaging: Roasted Jalapeño, Honey Smoked BBQ, Thai Sweet Chili, Honey Mustard, and Hickory Smoked. In addition, KIND Healthy Grains Maple Pumpkin Seeds with Sea Salt bars are also clearly labeled.

The six bars were distributed nationally in supermarkets and other retail food and non-food outlets.

The full recall can be found at: www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm398538.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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