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FDA warns not to eat Chocolate Dream Bars

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to consumers not to eat certain ProtiDiet High Protein Chocolate Dream Bars by Pro-Amino International from Canada because they may contain Salmonella.

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Pro-Amino International Inc. is recalling protein bars which may contain Salmonella. The product is the ProtiDiet High Protein Chocolate Dream Bar, sold in 210 gram (7.4 oz.) packages, 7 bars per package, bearing UPC 6 21498 42238 1, lot code CR 18 13B, and Best Before date of 2015-08.

This product has been distributed in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia. It was also sold via the Internet.

Consumers should avoid eating the potentially contaminated bars and discard the product or return it to the point of sale, and those who think they may have become ill should consult their health care providers, said FDA in the release. Healthy people infected with Salmonella may experience some or all of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.

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