Quaker Granola Recall (2023) Over Possible Salmonella Contamination

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Why Are Quaker Granola Bars Being Recalled?

On December 15, 2023, The Quaker Oats Company announced the massive recall of over 90 different granola bars and cereals over possible contamination with Salmonella (a type of bacteria). (see list of affected products below) (1)(2)

Salmonella infection can lead to serious illness, which is sometimes fatal, in young children, people with a weakened immune system (no matter their age), and elderly or frail people. (1)(3)

Even healthy children and adults with Salmonella infection can experience the following symptoms: (1)(3)

  • Diarrhea (can be bloody)
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain, including painful cramps
  • Nausea
  • Headache


Sometimes, Salmonella infection can lead to life-threatening complications such as endocarditis (inflammation of the inner lining in the heart chambers and their valves), arterial infections, and infected aneurysm (infection of the arterial wall). (1)(3)

Thankfully, there have been no reports of illnesses, injuries, or deaths relating to this Quaker granola recall as of writing. (1)

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What Granola Products Are Recalled?

The following Quaker granola products are included in this recall (check the complete list below): (2)

  • Chewy Classic & 25% Less Sugar Granola Bars
  • Chewy Dipps Granola Bars
  • Big Chewy Bars
  • Quaker Simply Granola & Quaker Granola Cereals
  • Variety Pack & All Others


These products were sold in all 50 US states, plus Guam, Saipan, and Puerto Rico. (1)


How Do I Know If My Family’s Quaker Granola Products Have Been Recalled?

Check the Quaker products you have at home for the following information, including the product names, UPCs (universal product codes), best before dates, sizes, and their representative images:


Chewy Classic & 25% Less Sugar Granola Bars

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Chewy Dipps Granola Bars

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Big Chewy Bars

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Quaker Simply Granola & Quaker Granola Cereals

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Variety Pack & All Others

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What Quaker Oat Products Are Being Recalled?

Only the granola bars and cereals listed above are affected by this recall. No other oat products are included. (1)(2)

Quaker reiterates that none of the following products are included in this granola recall: (2)

  • Quaker Oats
  • Quaker Instant Oats
  • Quaker Oatmeal Squares
  • Quaker Oat Bran
  • Quaker Oat Flour
  • Quaker Grits
  • Quaker Rice Snacks products


What To Do With My Recalled Quaker Granola Products?

If you have any of the products listed above, contact Quaker Consumer Relations to process your refund through the following channels:

  • Phone number: 1-800-492-9322 (from 9 AM to 4:30 PM CST, Mondays through Fridays
  • Recall website:


Are These Quaker Granola Products Still Safe To Use?

No. Because Salmonella are microscopic organisms, you can’t tell if your products are contaminated or not just by looking at them. Stop using these recalled Quaker granola products immediately to keep you and your family safe.


Are Quaker Chewy Granola Bars Unhealthy?

Quaker Chewy and Big Chewy products can be unhealthy because they contain 5g of added sugars per serving (one bar) and other components (note that corn syrup is also a sugary ingredient).

Below are examples of the ingredients of these two products.


Quaker Chewy Granola Bar (Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Flavor):



Quaker Big Chewy Granola Bar (Chocolate Chip Flavor):



Healthy Snack Ideas

Worried about what to give your kids with all these recalls and safety alerts? Check out our article on “70+ No-Stress, Easy, & Healthy Snacks For Kids” for ideas.

Other snack ideas for your little ones:

  • Serenity Kids White Cheddar with Cauliflower & Spinach (Grain Free Baby Puffs)
  • Cerebelly Apple Kale Smart Bars
  • Once Upon a Farm Refrigerated Oat Bar Banana Chocolate
  • Amara Carrot Raspberry Organic Smoothie Melts
  • Little Spoon Blueberry Muffin Oat Bake


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