Recall Notice: Landies Candies Co. Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts on “WEGMANS MILK CHOCOLATE (BIG EAR BUNNY) SUCKER”

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Landies Candies Co. Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts on “WEGMANS MILK CHOCOLATE (BIG EAR BUNNY) SUCKER”

For Immediate Release

March 6, 2017

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716-834-8212

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Landies Candies Co. Inc. of Buffalo, NY is recalling its 3-oz packages of “WEGMANS Milk Chocolate Big Ear Bunny Sucker”, Net Wt 3 oz, Lot # 35016, Best by 9-15-2017 because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled WEGMANS MILK CHOCOLATE (BIG EAR BUNNY) SUCKER” were distributed regionally in all Wegmans retail stores.

The product is shipped within a carton labeled with an orange label as “WEGMANS SWISS RECIPE Milk Chocolate Big Ear Bunny Sucker (3 oz 36 count case). The individual product contains a lavender label and read Wegmans Milk Chocolate Sucker, comes in a 3-oz., clear plastic flow wrap 6” long by 2” wide and is marked with lot # 35016 and with an expiration date of 9-15-2017 stamped on the lower left corner.

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

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed with the incorrect label.

Consumers who have purchased the product are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Landies Candies Co. Inc. at 716-834-8212, Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5 PM EST.

* 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: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm545279.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery