Recall Notice: Free2b Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Ingredient in Chocolate Sun Cups

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Free2b Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Ingredient in Chocolate Sun Cups

For Immediate Release

November 10, 2016

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David Lurie
[email protected]
844-610-5673

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November 11, 2016 – Boulder, CO – Free2b Foods of Boulder, CO is recalling its chocolate Sun Cups for three specific Sell By dates, because it may contain undeclared milk ingredients. 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.

The recalled chocolate Sun Cups were distributed nationwide in retail stores.

Specifics on the recalled products are found below. UPC codes are printed on the back of packages and Sell By dates are stamped in black on the back of packages.

Product Name Package UPC Code Sell By Dates
Chocolate Sun Cups Double cups in purple package 895444001405 02 Aug 17
04 Aug 17
07 Aug 17
Chocolate Sun Cups Single cups in purple package 895444001443 02 Aug 17
04 Aug 17
07 Aug 17

The issue was discovered as a result of a consumer communication. One reaction has been reported to the company to date. Subsequent investigation by the company indicates that this milk-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.  This occurred during a transition the company recently made to remove dairy from its products and facility while moving from a top 7 Allergen-Free facility to a Top 8 Allergen-Free facility.  They are now a dedicated Top 8 Allergen-Free manufacturing facility.

If you have these Sun Cups and a milk allergy, do not consume them. Please photograph the package with UPC code, then dispose of them or return them to: Free2b Foods, 5305 Spine Road #E Boulder, CO 80301. Free2b Foods will reimburse or replace products with new chocolate Sun Cups.

For questions, please contact 844-610-5673 between 8am-10pm MST or email [email protected].

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

About Free2b Foods:

Based in Boulder, CO, Free2b Foods helps families with food allergies and others with snacking solutions free from top allergens.  The company first introduced their popular Sun Cups in 2008 in response to a father’s plea to make a chocolate cup that was safe for his peanut allergic son.  The company has been serving families with food allergies and sensitivities faithfully since it opened its doors with products that were free from 7 of the Top 8 allergens. The company recently removed dairy from its recipes and manufacturing plant, and as of September 2016, Free2b Foods has a dedicated facility that is Top 8 Allergen-Free.  The team is just as passionate about taste as they are about quality and safety.  Sourcing highest quality ingredients, their treats are made in small batches.  In addition to making a variety of gourmet chocolate cups, they recently launched a line of Top 8 Allergen-Free chocolate bars. Free2b is available in retailers nationwide.

 

 

* 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/ucm529000.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery