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Trader Joe’s chocolate chip chewy coated granola bars recalled due to Salmonella concern

Trader Joe’s is recalling select lot codes of 7.4-ounce boxes of a certain type of granola bar because they may be contaminated with salmonella.  The Monrovia-based grocery chain warns that boxes of "Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chip Chewy Coated Granola Bars" with use by dates of 16JUL10H2 and 17JUL10HI may be affected, Trader Joe’s officials said in a written statement.

"As a precaution," the statement said, "all of the product has been removed from sale and has been destroyed. To date, we have received no reports of illness related to these Chocolate Chip Chewy Coated Granola Bars."

The recalled bars were manufactured by Bloomfield Bakery, a subsidiary of Ralcorp Holdings Inc.