The recent recalls involving peanuts and peanut products from Sunland have me concerned. I eat a lot of peanut products – peanut butter, granola with peanuts, protein bars. The products from Sunland are being recalled due to possible contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella is a common bacterial infection that affects the GI tract and can be serious in those with fragile immune systems. I wanted to make sure I shared the latest information I just read this morning regarding Crunch thinkThin bars and the peanut recall.
The recall does not involve the core line of thinkThin bars, but only the Crunch line. More information from thinkThin:
Dear Valued Customers:
We want to inform you that thinkThin, LLC may have sourced blanched peanuts from Sunland Inc. that are being recalled for possible salmonella for use in our Crunch® line of products only. No illnesses have been reported in connection with Crunch thinkThin products. No other varieties of any thinkThin products are included in this recall. The safety and confidence of our partners and our consumers are our highest priority and while we have no reason to believe that any of our products pose a health risk, we have decided to voluntarily recall a limited number of our Crunch product line with specific “Best if Used By” dates in the flavors listed below.
This Recall Does NOT Include The Core thinkThin Line of Protein Bars(i.e., Creamy Peanut Butter, Brownie Crunch, Chunky Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate, Chocolate Fudge, Caramel Fudge, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Chocolate Espresso, Cookies & Cream, White Chocolate, Chocolate Toffee, Tangerine Cremesicle, and Lemon Cream Pie)
Crunch® thinkThin products with “Best if Used By” dates listed below are recalled voluntarily. We are taking this action out of an abundance of caution. Our first commitment is to our consumers and to the quality of our product. We go to great lengths to ensure that our products are safe and of the highest quality.
( For more information about the recall from Sunland Inc. please click here:http://www.sunlandinc.com/788/html/pdfs/SunlandRecall.pdf )
Consumers who have products covered by this recall may request replacement product by contacting thinkThin, LLC at (866) 988-4465 or sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
Again, this recall does not include the thinkThin® line of protein bars.
Thank you for your continued support of thinkThin.
To your vitality,
Lizanne Falsetto, CEO
If you buy any of these products, please check your supply and make sure to contact thinkThin for replacement.
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