Sunday, July 17, 2016

2 Chocolate Recalls for July 17, 2016

We may have two recalls but compared to the past month of dozens of recalls at a time, this is good news.... maybe? Read these, check out the links, check your pantries and freezers, and PROTECT YOURSELF!

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Kroger Recalls Deluxe S'mores Ice Cream Due to Undeclared Allergens

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) has recalled Kroger Deluxe S’mores Ice Cream (48 oz, tub) sold in its retail stores because the product may contain peanuts not listed on the label.  Kroger initiated the recall when a supplier, Grain Craft, indicated a raw ingredient may have become contaminated with low levels of peanut residue.

People who are allergic to peanuts could have a severe reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to peanuts, there is no safety issue with the product. No customer illnesses have been reported at this time.

All stores operating under the Kroger, Dillons, Baker’s, Gerbes, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, JayC, King Soopers, City Market, QFC, Ralphs and Smith’s names, stores located in Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming no other Kroger locations in Louisiana or Texas are included.

Kroger has removed this item from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

Kroger is recalling the following item:

Product                                            UPC Codes         Size        Sell By Dates
Kroger Deluxe S’mores Ice Cream    0001111001399 48 oz      May 20, 2017
                                                                                                       May 23, 2017

Customers allergic to peanuts who have purchased the above product should not consume it and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS.

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(NOTE: This expands a previous IKEA recall so I'm only going to include photos of the new products.)

CHOKLAND MÖRK, CHOKLAND MÖRK 70%, (Photos on previous article on The Chocolate Cult)

CHOKLAD LINGON & BLABAR, 


CHOKLAD NÖT, 


GODIS CHOKLADKROKANT, 


GODIS CHOKLADRAN and 


CHOKLAD LJUS, 



are being recalled due to undeclared Milk, Hazelnuts and/or Almond. "All Best Before Dates," Sold from April 30, 2015 to July 1, 2016.

IKEA had samples of chocolate analyzed and found them to contain milk, hazelnut and/or almond. Persons allergic to milk, hazelnuts and/or almonds may have a severe to life-threatening reaction after consuming the dark chocolate.

Products have been distributed Nationwide at IKEA retail stores and sold individually. There has been no complaints or reported incidents in the United States to date. IKEA of Sweden has had one reported complaint in Japan. The chocolate products do carry an advisory statement, which identifies that the chocolate products may contain milk and tree nuts.

Consumers are encouraged to return the affected products to the nearest IKEA store for a full refund, proof of purchase is not required. If you have any questions or concerns please call Customer Service toll free (24/7) at 1-888-966-4532 or www.IKEA-usa.com.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.



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