The Chocolate Cult: Recall: Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Recall: Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins

I don't know how many of you who got chocolate coins for various holidays back in December will still have any -- as much as we might preach Moderation here on The Chocolate Cult, I'm still a realistic priestess and I know you probably ate them.  But just in case you still have some, take a look at this recall.

Aron Streit, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk Allergens In "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins"

Consumer Contact: 212-475-7000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2015 – New York, NY – Aron Streit, Inc. of New York, NY is recalling its .5 ounce packages of "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins" because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The product comes in .5 ounce mesh bags marked with Code:1814 on the label. The recalled "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins" were imported by Streit's and distributed nationwide in retail stores.

The recall was initiated after a consumer complained of an allergic reaction. Sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared milk allergens in the .5 ounce mesh bags of "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins", which did not declare a milk ingredient on the label.

Consumers who have purchased .5 ounce mesh bags of "Streit's Dark Chocolate Coins" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 212-475-7000.

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