Starbucks recalls bistro box due to possible Salmonella contamination


(FOX 25 / – Starbucks is recalling one of its products due to possible Salmonella contamination from peanut butter.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, the chain is being forced to pull its Protein Bistro Boxes because it contains a single-serve squeeze pack of Justin's Nut Butter, which was affected by the peanut butter recall.

The Flying Food Group is voluntarily recalling the product with Enjoy By dates 8/10/12 to 10/6/12.

In a release, the FDA stated: peanuts associated with the Sunland, Inc. recall were used in the production of certain lots of Justin's Honey Peanut Butter squeeze pack product and have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The recalled product was distributed solely to Starbucks retail stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Texas, Arizona, Nevada, and California.

Anyone who has the recalled product or the associated individual Peanut Butter pouches in their possession should not consume it and should destroy or discard the product.

Consumers with questions may contact the Flying Food Group at 773-387-8078.