Recall Notice: Lipari Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Product Recall of Specific Dark Chocolate Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen, With 0 Comments, Category: Recalls,
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Lipari Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Product Recall of Specific Dark Chocolate Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
For Immediate Release
November 16, 2017
586.447.3500 ext. 9619
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:
|Brand||Product||Lipari Product #||Pack/Size||Lot Code or Best By Date||UPC|
|ALL NATURAL||NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE CRANBERRIES||452692||12/8 oz.||February 2017 – October||94776128198|
|ALL NATURAL||DARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS||452760||12/8 oz.||February 2017 – October||94776128235|
|ALL NATURAL||NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS||523089||12/7 oz.||February 2017 – October||94776139002|
|ALL NATURAL||NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS||523157||12/11 oz.||February 2017 – October||94776138975|
|GENERIC||DARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS||477308||12/12 oz.||February 2017 – October||94776131761|
|GENERIC||DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS||191310||12/15 oz.||February 2017 – October||94776105410|
|GENERIC||DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS||570910||12/12 oz.||February 2017 – October||94776142132|
|GENERIC||DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK||538814||12/8 oz.||February 2017 – October||94776141722|
|WEIS||DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS||668251||12/12 oz.||February 2017 – October||41497132577|
|WEIS||DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK||866182||12/8 oz.||February 2017 – October||41497133253|
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.
* We believe that none of the product 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/ucm585645.htm?utm_campaign=Lipari%20Foods%2C%20LLC.%20Issues%20Voluntary%20Product%20Recall%20of%20Specific%20Dark%20Chocolate&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua