How sad that we have to end our year with one chocolate related recall from the FDA. In our effort to keep you all safe, Sisters and Brothers, we share these with you without added comment, empowering you to do more research and protect yourself. But this recall is a "really?" one and I think you'll understand why when you read it.
Concertos in Chocolate Issues Allergy Alert on Milk in Solid Milk Chocolate Santa
Consumer Contact: Chris Widlar 303-447-1001
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 18, 2013 - Concertos in Chocolate of Boulder, Colorado is recalling 450 solid milk chocolate Santas. Because of possible mislabeling it may contain undeclared milk products. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk products run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Solid Milk Chocolate Santas were distributed in Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Utah and Idaho through retail stores.
This product is packaged is a clear, plastic bag with a green label and green bow under the Concertos in Chocolate brand. The bag is 7” tall and weighs 5 ounces. The UPC number is 85869500072. “ENJOY BY” dates on the bag range from September 1, 2014 to November 1, 2014.
This recall was initiated after some milk chocolate Santas were found labeled with dark chocolate Santa labels. The dark chocolate Santa label that was applied did not list milk products within the ingredients.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Consumers who have purchased Concertos in Chocolate Solid Milk Chocolate Santas are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Chris Widlar at (303)447-1001 Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.