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GIANT/MARTIN'S to recall of NuGO nondairy bars - abc27 WHTM

GIANT/MARTIN'S to recall of NuGO nondairy bars

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CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets have issued a voluntary recall after Lifestyle Evolution Inc. announced it has removed from sale several varieties of its NuGO Non Dairy Bars.

Lifestyle Evolution Inc. recalled the bars because of undeclared milk on the ingredient label.

The products included in the notice are:

• NuGO Nutrition Bar Dark Chocolate Trail Mix, UPC 69153545301, 16.9 oz, with a best by date in 2013

• NuGO Natural Energy Bars Chocolate Chip, UPC 69153552101, 50 grams, with a best by date in 2013

• NuGO Natural Energy Bars Dark Mocha, UPC 69153552301, 50 grams, with a best by date in 2013

• NuGO Nutrition Bar Dark Pretzel, UPC 69153552901, 19.08 oz, with a best by date in 2013

The bars are safe to consume for people who do not have a milk allergy. However, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk products may run the risk of serious or even life-threatening reactions if they eat the bars.

Customers who have purchased the NuGO bars should throw them away and bring their receipt to GIANT/MARTIN'S for a full refund.

According to the press release, symptoms of food allergies generally appear within a few minutes up to two hours after a person has eaten the product.

Allergic reactions can include: hives; flushed skin or rash; tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth; face, tongue, or lip swelling; vomiting; diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness/lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.

Anyone with questions may contact Lifestyle Evolution Inc. customer service at 1-866-266-7623. You may also call GIANT/MARTIN'S Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268, or you can visit www.giantfoodstores.com or www.martinsfoods.com.

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