April 23, 2024

Some Kinder Chocolate Products Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Some Kinder chocolate products are being recalled in the U.S. for possible Salmonella contamination. There is a Salmonella outbreak in the Europe linked to these types of products, but no illnesses have been reported in the United States in connection with the consumption of these items. The recalling firm is Ferrero U.S.A. Inc. of Parsippany, New Jersey. These candies are being recalled because they were made in a facility where Salmonella Typhimurium was detected. The recall was issued out of an abundance of caution. You can see pictures of products and the product labels at the FDA web site. The recalled times include Kinder Happy Moments Milk Chocolate and Crispy Wafers Assortment that is packaged in a 14.1 ounce (400 gram) square box with a lid. The best by date is July 18, … [Read more...]

Dove Snowflakes Recalled for Undeclared Peanuts, Wheat and Egg Sold at Walmart

Dove Snowflakes, recalled for the undeclared allergens peanuts, wheat and egg, were sold at Walmart. Consumers with sensitivities or allergies to these ingredients should not eat them as they could experience a serious reaction. The recalled products  were sold in 24.0 oz. bags with the UPC 400050521 and the following lot codes 537CG4PA30, 537DG4PA30, 538AG4PA30, 538AM4PA30, 541AG4PA20, 542EM4PA20. A consumer identified the problem. The recalled item is a purple 24 oz. bag labelled DOVE® Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes. It was sold through December 1, 2in the following states: AZ, GA, MA, MS, OH, VA, CA, IA, MD, NH, OK, VT, CO, IL, ME, NJ, OR, WA, CT, IN, MI, NM, PA, WI, DE, KS, MN, NV, RI, WY, FL, KY, MO, NY and TX.   … [Read more...]

Pecan Turtledoves Candies Recalled for Undeclared Peanuts

Virginia Diner Inc. of Wakefield, VA is recalling 10 oz. cans of Happy Holidays Pecan Turtledoves Chocolate Caramel Pecan Clusters (Candy) sold as fundraisers for undeclared peanuts. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts should not eat these products as they run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they do. The recalled product has the UPC Code 0 85582 01155 2, lot code 092915 PNT, and best by date of 09 23 16 in 10 oz cans labelled Happy Holidays Pecan Turtledoves Chocolate Caramel Pecan Clusters. The recall does not apply to any other Virginia Diner branded products. The recalled Pecan Turtledoves were sold and distributed via fundraising organizations between September 30, 2015 and November 5, 2015. Orders were shipped from September 30 to … [Read more...]

Candy Not the Culprit in Two in Indiana Illnesses

Skittles candy was not the source of illness for two people who became ill the same afternoon they ate the candy earlier this week, according to WTHR.com. The two, who ate from a package of Original Skittles on March 4, were treated and released from Reid Hospital after they experienced  burning throats, cramping and diarrhea after eating the candy. Officials at the Indiana Department of Health initially suspected the candy as the cause of illness, but lab tests revealed no toxins on the candy.Health officials issued a consumer alert about the candy on Thursday. The Marathon Food Mart at 2105 National Road West in Richmond, Ind. where the candy was sold and the Skittles distributor, Eby Brown, had worked to withdraw the product,  but tests now show there is no need for concern.   … [Read more...]

No Salmonella In Zachary Marshmallow Eggs After All

Chocolate covered marshmallow eggs made by Zachary Confections, Inc. recalled earlier this week are not contaminated with Salmonella after all, the company says.  On February 28, the  Frankfort, Ind. company issued a recall of the candy for potential contamination with Salmonella but "all products have been confirmed not to contain Salmonella and are safe to consume,” according to a statement on the company's website. Zachary Confections has notified the FDA of the updated testing and analysis an the recall has been canceled. Customers with questions can call the company at  (765) 654-8356. “I am proud of the swift responsible actions taken by our team," said Jack Zachary, the company's president.   "I am comfortable with our decision to communicate with our Retail Partners and the … [Read more...]

Look Out For Candy Recalls, Easter Bunny

See’s Candies Inc. of San Francisco is recalling Divinity Easter Egg with Walnuts because some packages labelled as such may actually contain Peanut Butter Eggs. 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. At this time, no illnesses have been reported. The product under recall was distributed to See’s shops in Arizona, California, Nevada, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah It is sold individually in boxes labeled See’s Candies Divinity With Walnuts, 1.7 oz. The only code affected by this recall is L.A.D. 102/13 which is visible on the inside back of the box, through the cellophane window. Consumers can return the product or the receipt to any See’s Candies Shop or … [Read more...]

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