Sunday, November 19, 2017

More November 2017 Chocolate Related Recalls

No rest from Recalls this month, Sisters and Brothers in Chocolate. I'm trying to stay on top of these for us all. Please follow the links back and check your pantries!

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Figi's Issues Recall Alert 

Figi’s Companies, Inc of Marshfield, WI is recalling the following 2 products that are related to the GKI FOODS LLC Dark Chocolate Products recall because it may contain undeclared milk allergen.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Figi’s Gift #0368 Christmas Gingersnap Variety – The tin contains 5.5oz of the dark chocolate gingersnaps (all lots are being recalled).

Figi's Gift #0368 Christmas Gingersnap Variety Tin

Bulk dark chocolate gingersnaps are packaged in a plastic bulk bag with approximately 8-12 ounces of product (all lots are being recalled).

Figi's Dark Chocolate Gingersnaps Bulk
The recalled dark chocolate gingersnaps were distributed nationwide through mail orders.  The mail order gifts are Figi’s Gift #0368 packed in a gold tin with an old-time winter scene on the lid.  It contains a variety of gingersnaps and were distributed nationwide through a distributor who sold directly to consumers. The bulk dark chocolate gingersnaps in clear plastic bags were only distributed through Figi’s Outlet Store located in Marshfield, WI.

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

Figi’s was notified by our supplier that there is a potential for the undeclared milk allergen.

Consumers who have purchased (or received) Gift #0368 Christmas Gingersnap Variety containing 5.5oz of the dark chocolate gingersnaps (all lot numbers) or the bulk-packaged dark chocolate gingersnaps from our Outlet Store are urged to return them to Figi’s for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Figi’s Companies, Inc. Monday – Saturday, 9am-5pm CST at 1-800-437-3817.

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Germack Dark Chocolate Almond Bark
Germack Roasting Co Recalls  Dark Chocolate Almond Bark

Germack Roasting Co, is recalling its 5 ounce and 1lb packages of Germack Dark Chocolate Almond Bark because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled Dark Chocolate Almond Bark was distributed to the retail store at Eastern Market in Detroit, MI and through mail orders.

The product comes in a 5 oz and 1 lb, clear plastic packages and was sold between 9/20/2016 and 10/30/2017 with the UPC codes 088401520105 and 11681398.

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

Germack was notified by supplier (GKI) on October 30, 2017 via email for this recall. Since then the production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.

Consumers who have purchased Dark Chocolate Almond Bark are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 313-784-9484, Monday- Friday between 8:00am- 3:00pm EST.
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Dilettante Espresso Blend Recall Label

Seattle Gourmet Foods of Kent, Washington is recalling 127 cases of Costco item # 2335, Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend, Espresso Beans in Semisweet, Milk and White Chocolate, because it may contain undeclared almonds.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend was distributed to Costco Business Centers located in Lynnwood, Washington and Tukwila, Washington, and Costco Northwest located in Salt Lake City, Utah between August 22, 2017 and November 9, 2017.

The product is packaged in a clear plastic bag, net weight 5-pounds and has the UPC 37041 05211.  The affected product is labeled as Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend, Item# 2335, Lot Code 12287, and has the Best By 021619.

There have been no any illnesses or deaths reported to date in consumption of the recalled product. No other Dilettante packaged products are affected.

The recall was initiated after the firm discovered the chocolate covered almonds were mixed and packaged with the Dilettante Espresso Blend.  Product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of almonds.

Seattle Gourmet Foods is deeply sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused to our customers and has implemented a more standardized control of blending procedures to avoid errors like this in the future.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds should not consume the recalled product and should return Dilettante Chocolates Espresso Blend to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-206-957-9834 from 5:00am to 3:30pm PST on Monday to Friday.
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Weis Dark Chocolate Bark
Lipari Foods, LLC. Recalls

Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe for consumption by those who do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk.

The products were distributed to retail stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Products were distributed under the Weis and All Natural brand names or as generic product without branding.

The affected products can be identified by: checking this link because the chart is too large to copy and paste here.

The brands are:

"All Natural"

"Generic"

"Weis"

There are no reported illnesses in connection with these products to date.

This was brought to our attention by our sister company, JLM after they received an initial recall notification due to undeclared milk allergen within the ingredients labels for select dark chocolate bulk product from our  manufacturer, GKI Foods. As a precaution, Lipari Foods private label and non-branded products are being recalled as they are mislabeled. We are working closely with the FDA to ensure that all affected product has been pulled from commerce.

Consumers who have purchased this recalled product should not consume it. They should return it to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions should call Customer Service at 800-729-3354, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm, EST, Monday through Friday.

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