September 19, 2017

H.E.B Infused Cranberries Recalled for Undeclared Almonds

Nassau Candy Distributors, headquartered in Hicksville, New York, has announced a recall of its “H.E.B Brand Pomegranate Infused Cranberries Covered in Dark Chocolate.” According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this product may contain undeclared almonds.

Ingesting almonds can pose a potentially fatal risk to individuals who are allergic to this allergen. Symptoms of the anaphylaxis shock that might occur should almond-sensitive people eat this product include hives, paling of the skin, impaired breathing, chest tightness, swelling in the mouth or throat, dizziness / fainting, and vomiting or diarrhea. If these symptoms occur, they should seek medical attention immediately.

The “H.E.B Pomegranate Infused Cranberries Covered in Dark Chocolate” were packaged in 8-ounce zipper bags and distributed to H.E.B in San Antonio, Texas. The bags are stamped with the UPC code 041220985883; the “Best By” date of 02/27/18 can be found on the lower right back panel of the packaging.

Nassau Candy Distributors issued the recall after it received an allergy complaint via social media that a consumer had discovered almonds in a bag. Almonds are not included on the package labelling.

Consumers have been advised not to consume this product if they are allergic to almonds. They should either dispose of the packages or return them to their place of purchase for a complete refund.H.E.B chocolate cranberries recall

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