The recalled items were produced by Leclerc Foods, and include 9.5 oz. boxes of Fit & Active Chocolatey Chip Protein Meal Bar packages with the UPC Code 41498-18695, according to a Recall Notice issued Thursday by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
The bars have a best-by date of May 24, 2018. No other products are affected by the recall, FDA said. Aldi says it removed all the bars from store shelves Tuesday.
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If you purchased any of the recalled protein bars, you should discard them immediately or return them to the point of purchase for a full refund.
To date, no injuries or other incidents have been reported in connection with the recall, according to Aldi.
Source: ABC6 Action News