Aron Streit, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk Allergens In “Streit’s Dark Chocolate Coins”

Aron Streit, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk Allergens In “Streit’s Dark Chocolate Coins”

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Aron Streit, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk Allergens In “Streit’s Dark Chocolate Coins”
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212-475-7000 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 212-475-7000 .
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* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm432313.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.