Some GoMacro MacroBars recalled over potentional Salmonella contamination

VIOLA, Wis. - GoMacro of Viola, Wis. is recalling some of its MacroBar products because of potential Salmonella contamination.

The products being recalled are:

  • Almond Butter and Carob MacroBars, lot numbers 1634 (expiration 10 Mar 15) or 1645 (expiration 18 Mar 15)
  • Sunflower Butter and Chocolate MacroBars, lot 1646 (expiration 18 Mar 15) in foil wrapper.

The products are distributed in the U.S. and internationally via retail stores, mail order and direct delivery.

GoMacro said it was notified on July 23 by its supplier of carob powder, an ingredient in the company's almond butter + carob bars, that one of their customers received a positive test for Salmonella.

"In the interest of abundant caution," GoMacro said it was voluntarily recalling the products.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The carob powder supplier has ceased the production and distribution of this product. Consumers who have purchased this product are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

"Even though there is no indication of contamination in our product, GoMacro puts the consumer at the forefront of every decision we make. We offer this voluntary recall in the interest of protecting the health of the consumer," GoMacro President Jola Sonkin said in a news release.

Consumers with questions can contact GoMacro's Operations Manager Tony Saarem by phone, Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM (CST) at 608-627-2310 or by email at tony@gomacro.com.

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