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Product Safety Notices & Recalls

At Big Y, our goal is to exceed our customers' evolving expectations by constantly seeking better ways to create and deliver World Class service and value. This makes food safety a priority for us. We maintain the highest standards of performance in all areas of our World Class Markets especially when it comes to the well-being of our community.

RxBar Recall

December 20th, 2018


RXBAR is issuing a recall of Chocolate Sea Salt and Coconut Chocolate from a six-day production run in August due to trace amounts of undeclared peanuts.  The investigation indicated the issue arose at an ingredient supplier.  RXBAR identified the potential for trace amounts of undeclared peanut in Chocolate Sea Salt and Coconut Chocolate varieties with “best by” dates between June 10, 2019 and June 17, 2019. 

The products due include an advisory on the package label relating to peanuts that notes the bars are “Manufactured in a facility that also processes peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, milk, soy, and wheat.”

No other RXBAR flavors or RXBAR products are affected by the recall.

If you have any of the products listed below, they should be thrown away or returned to your local Big Y for a full refund.

The following products are sold at Big Y:

Product Name



Best By Dates

RXBAR Coconut Chocolate Protein Bar



June 15, 2019 to June 17, 2019

RXBAR Chocolate Sea Salt Protein Bar



June 10, 2019 to June 15, 2019

RXBAR Coconut Chocolate Protein Bar Caddy



June 15, 2019 to June 17, 2019

RXBAR Chocolate Sea Salt Protein Bar Caddy



June 10, 2019 to June 15, 2019

More Resources:

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Recalls.gov - Your Online Resource for Recalls - http://www.recalls.gov/

FDA's Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts Page - http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service Current Recalls and Alerts - http://www.fsis.usda.gov/Fsis_Recalls/Open_Federal_Cases/index.asp