Charlee Bear Products initiates recall of Protein Crunch Bars

Possible salmonella risk has prompted Charlee Bear Products to recall specific lots of its Protein Crunch Bar products.

The bars, which are intended for dogs, were distributed across the country in September and October 2012, according to a recall notice from the manufacturer.

Charlee Bear Products says that although no human or animal illnesses have been reported, the company is recalling the products as a precautionary measure after finding traces of salmonella in a finished product sample of the bars.

The company provided the following information to help identify the specific lots being recalled:

  • Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars – Chicken Recipe with Carrots
    5.5 oz packages; UPC Code: 8710890000
    Lot number 19812; Best by date: 07-16-2015
    Lot number 19912; Best by date: 07-17-2015
    Lot number 20012; Best by date: 07-18-2015
    Lot number 20212; Best by date: 07-20-2015
  • Charlee Bear Protein Crunch Bars – Chicken Recipe with Sweet Potatoes
    5.5 oz packages; UPC Code: 8710890001
    Lot number 20112; Best by date: 07-19-2015

Purchasers of the recalled lots of Protein Crunch Bars can return them to the location where they bought them for a full refund. The manufacturer also encourages consumers who have questions to visit the Charlee Bear Products website, call 1-800-396-8893, or email [email protected].

View photos of the recalled products’ packaging on the FDA website