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General Mills Recalls Nature Valley Bars Over Fear of Listeria

Nature Valley Recalled Items (General Mills)
Nature Valley Recalled Items (General Mills)

General Mills is recalling four flavors of Nature Valley bars over possible Listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on June 24...

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