See’s Candies, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Nuts in 8 Oz Classic Red Heart with Assorted Chocolates

See’s Candies, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Nuts in 8 Oz Classic Red Heart with Assorted Chocolates

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See’s Candies, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Nuts in 8 Oz Classic Red Heart with Assorted Chocolates
Contact:
Consumer:
1-800-789-7337

Media:
Rachel Shell
281.639.5082
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 6, 2015 — San Francisco — See’s Company of San Francisco is recalling all 8 oz Classic Red Hearts with Assorted Chocolates with bar code 737666091201 and stamped date L.A.N. 048/15 because it contains undeclared tree nuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (e.g.: almonds, walnuts, pecans, coconut) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Product was distributed nationwide through See’s Candies Retail Stores and Mail Order (Web/Phone/Catalog). The product is sold packaged at the stores in 8oz Red Heart boxes. No illnesses have been reported to date. The product UPC is: 737666091201.
The recall was initiated after a retail store discovered a red heart with the incorrectly labeled base mixed in with properly labeled bases.
Consumers who have purchased Sees’ Candies Classic Red Hearts with Assorted Chocolates with bar code 737666091201 and lot L.A.N.048/15 and are sensitive to tree nuts are urged to return the hearts to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-789-7337 (Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm PDT).

* 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/ucm433408.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.

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