Sugarfina Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Milk Chocolate Malt Balls
For Immediate Release
April 14, 2016
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Ingelwood, CA – Sugarfina LLC is voluntarily recalling 742 units of its Sugerfina Milk Chocolate Malt Balls (UPC Code 840278113565, SKU K1159) because it 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 these products.
The Sugarfina Milk Chocolate Malt Balls were distributed nationwide through internet and retail sales. The product was sold in AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MO, MT, NJ, NY, OH, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA, and WI between 2/18/16 and 4/9/16.
The Sugarfina Milk Chocolate Malt Balls are packaged in 2″ acrylic cubes. The product is pictured below.
The UPC Code 840278113565 and SKU K1159 appears on the back panel of the label.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that some Sugarfina Peanut Butter Malt Balls had been mixed in with a batch of Sugarfina Milk Chocolate Malt Balls.
Consumers who have purchased Sugarfina Milk Chocolate Malt Balls are urged to discard the product or return it to the place of purchase.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 855-784-2734 from 8AM to 5PM, PST, Monday-Friday.
* 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/ucm496259.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery