Dove Chocolate Snowflake Assortment Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Dove brand Chocolate Snowflake AssortmentMars Chocolate North America approximately recalls 6,700 cases of Dove brand Chocolate Snowflake Assortment due to possible mislabeling and undeclared egg, peanuts and wheat, all known allergens, sources of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA: http://ht.ly/W7Jd5

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm478253.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Dove Chocolate are subject to this recall:

  • Dove Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes, sold in 24 ounce bags with an item number of 10139802, lot codes: 537CG4PA30, 537DG4PA30, 538AG4PA30, 538AM4PA30, 541AG4PA20, 542EM4PA20 and a UPC of 400050521

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. An additional variation of the recalled Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, approximately 6,700 cases of these Chocolates may contain some Snickers, Milky Way and Twix pieces that contain egg, peanuts and/or wheat, ingredients not listed on the outer package ingredient label. People who have allergies to eggs, peanuts and/or wheat have the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

This item was shipped and distributed to only one retailer and sold at retail food stores starting September 19, 2015 through December 1, 2015 to the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI and WY.

The issue was identified after a consumer notified Mars Chocolate North America of finding a Snickers bar piece in the recalled bag of Dove Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes, where there in fact, should only be Snowflake Chocolates.

==> For information about Egg Allergy, Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts), Wheat Allergy or Gluten Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes and could be allergic to their egg, peanut and/or wheat ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at Mars Chocolate North America at 1-800-551-0907.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared eggs, peanuts and/or wheat, please search for these allergens using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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