Sunday, February 24, 2013

February 2013 Chocolate Related Recalls

Sisters and Brothers, sadly I  have one chocolate related food recall in the USA to make known to you.  While the beVita products are so worldwide, this recall only affects the USA and Puerto Rico.  To be blunt, I'd check it out regardless of where I live.


Mondelēz Global LLC Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of belVita Breakfast Biscuit Apple Cinnamon and Chocolate Varieties in the U.S. and Puerto Rico

Contact Consumer: 1-877-799-5633


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 21, 2013 - Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a nationwide voluntary recall in the United States, including Puerto Rico, of the belVita Breakfast Biscuit product, Apple Cinnamon and Chocolate varieties, following notification from a third-party supplier, due to the possible presence of fragments of flexible metal mesh caused by a faulty screen at their facility. The following product is being recalled:

Description Retail UPC Best When Used By Dates

belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Chocolate Variety, 1.76 oz 0 44000 03192 3 21 Jan 13 – 29 Sep 13 (bottom of package)

belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Chocolate Variety, 8.8 oz 0 44000 03194 7 21 Jan 13 – 29 Sep 13 (top of package)

belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Chocolate Variety, 14.08 oz 0 44000 03163 3 16 May 13 – 13 Sep 13 (side of package)

belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Apple Cinnamon Variety, 1.76 oz 0 44000 02824 4 8 Oct 12 – 2 Sep 13 (bottom of package)

belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Apple Cinnamon Variety, 8.8 oz 0 44000 02825 1 8 Oct 12 – 2 Sep 13 (top of package)

This recall is limited exclusively to the belVita Breakfast Biscuit, Apple Cinnamon and Chocolate varieties, manufactured and sold in the United States, including Puerto Rico. No other belVita product is included in this recall.

Consumers who have this product should not eat it and should discard any products they may have. Consumers can contact the company at 1-877-799-5633, 24 hours a day to get more information about the recall, and Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. The company has received a limited number of consumer contacts related to this product, and is issuing the recall as a precaution.

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