May 27, 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 … [Read more...]

Orthodox Baking Co. Recalls Chocolate Kokosh Cake for Undeclared Almond Paste

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall by Orthodox Baking Co. of its Oberlander Gluten Free Brand “Chocolate Kokosh Cake.” The chocolate-filled cake may contain almond paste that is not declared on its labeling. Orthodox Baking Co. is located in Belleville, New Jersey. Orthodox Baking Co. voluntarily issued the recall on April 5, 2017, after it received a report, as yet unconfirmed, that a consumer had suffered an allergic reaction upon eating the product. Further investigation revealed that the ingredients list on the labelling indicated the presence of “kernel paste” rather than “almond paste.” Oberlander Gluten Free Brand “Chocolate Kokosh Cake” was shipped nationwide to supermarkets and retail stores. The cake was distributed in 16-ounce, clear plastic … [Read more...]

Dedham, MA Whole Foods Market Recalls Yogurt and Granola Parfaits for Undeclared Almonds

An allergy alert has been issued by the Whole Foods Market in Dedham, Massachusetts for its store-produced Yogurt and Granola Parfaits after a customer allergic to almonds became ill after eating the product. The store failed, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to declare the presence of the almonds in the granola on the product’s labelling. The “Organic Vanilla Yogurt Strawberries and Granola” single-serve parfaits were packaged and shelved in clear-plastic containers. The labels were stamped with a “Sell by” date between April 2, 2017 and April 11, 2017 and with the PLU number 25826. The containers varied in weight. The undeclared almonds in the parfaits can pose a life-threatening risk to people who are sensitive to this allergen. Customers should either … [Read more...]

Cape Cod Provisions Recalls Candy for Undeclared Almonds

Cape Cod Provisions LLC of Pocasset, MA is recalling Cape Cod Cranberry Candy and Harvest Sweets Milk Chocolate/Dark Chocolate/Yogurt Covered Cranberry Blend because they may contain undeclared yogurt covered almonds. Consumers with almond allergies should not eat these products as the risk life-threatening reaction if they do. The recalled Cape Cod Cranberry Candy has the UPC 6 12681 10259 3 and the recalled Harvest Sweets have the UPC 6 12681 44259 0. The recalled product was distributed nationwide through retail stores and mail order. It was sold in a " 5oz. gable-top box with color graphics and can be identified by a lot # of 5230-1 on the inside bag," according to recall information provided by the company. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported. The … [Read more...]

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