General Mills is recalling a limited quantity of “Nut Lovers” flavor Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters.
The action is being taken as a precaution because pecans received from a Texas supplier and used in the product may be tainted with Salmonella. No other flavors or varieties of Granola Nut Clusters are involved.
The product is a new bite-size cluster sold nationally in a stand-up bag in grocery stores, convenience stores and vending outlets.
Nature Valley granola bar products are not involved, and no other General Mills products are impacted.
Only specific “Nut Lovers” flavor Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters with five specific “best if used by” dates are being recalled. The five “best if used by” dates are:
Consumers who have products covered by this recall are urged to dispose of them and to contact General Mills for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact General Mills toll-free at 1-800-231-0308.
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems. Healthy people infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain.
For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Web site at http://www.cdc.gov.