Sunday, June 22, 2014

Chocolate Related Recalls June 22, 2014

Sisters and Brothers it is with heavy heart that I bring you two more chocolate related recalls from the FDA.  If you live in the USA pay attention; if you live elsewhere check with your government authorities to see if there are recalls where you live.  As always follow the links to get further information.
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Schnucks Bakery Recalls Devil’s Food Cakes Topped With Undeclared Pecans Cakes sold at all Schnucks stores

Schnucks Consumer Affairs: 1-800-264-4400

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 13, 2014 – Schnucks Bakery has issued a voluntary recall on Devil’s Food Cakes decorated with pecans. Anyone with a pecan allergy who consumed this product may be at risk for serious reaction.

During an ingredient/label review, it was noted that although pecans were visible on top of the cake (not baked inside), the known allergen was not disclosed on the label.

These cakes were sold at all Schnucks stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin. If you have a pecan allergy and have purchased the Schnucks Devil’s Food Cake, you may return it to any Schnucks store:

Schnucks Bakery 8” Devil’s Food Cake
UPC: 04131831186
Item: 31-40080

Schnucks Bakery ½ CK – Devil’s Food CK
UPC: 04131831078
Item: 31-40503

There have been no reports of illness associated with this recall. However, if you are concerned about a possible allergic reaction please contact your physician.

Please return the specified product to their nearest store for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may call Schnucks Consumer Affairs at 1-800-264-4400.
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Domega NY International Co Ltd Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts And Milk In Gong Xifacai Gift Chocolates

Consumer Contact: 646-388-3032

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 17, 2014 – DOMEGA NY INTERNATIONAL CO LTD, 47-57 BRIDGEWATER STREET BROOKLYN NY 11222 is recalling Gong xiFacai gift chocolates because it contains undeclared peanuts and milk. Consumers who have allergies to peanuts and milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled Gong xiFacai gift chocolates comes in an un-coded, 238 gram plastic tray with a plastic overwrap package. It was sold in New York City. It is a product of China. The UPC code is 6 934169 900335.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered through routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of peanuts and milk in packages of Gong xiFacai gift chocolates which did not declare peanuts and milk as ingredients on the label.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.

Consumers who have purchased Gong xiFacai gift chocolates should not consume it, but should return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 646-388-3032

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