US/Silver Spring: Bee International recalls certain batch/lots of Chocolate Lentils packed in Plastic Heart Tubes due to undeclared Milk, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA: http://ht.ly/2qXr309e4Pn
Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm542522.htm
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Chocolate Lentils are subject to this recall:
- Chocolate Lentils sold in 1.7 ounce clear plastic tubes marked with a best-before date of April 2019 on the label and bearing the UPC 0-73563-00805-9. The Lentils were distributed nationwide as a Valentine’s Day in retail stores and through food distributors.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.
==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
According to the FDA, the recall was initiated after it was discovered that the Milk-containing product was used during the packaging of the product. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s production and packaging processes.
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If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Chocolate Lentils and could be allergic to their Milk 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 directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.
==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.
If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Bee International at 1-800-421-6465 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8303-2017
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Filed under: Allergens & Intolerances, Anaphylaxis, Food & Drink, Milk & milk products, US FDA | Tagged: Bee International, Chocolate Lentils, FDA, Recalls Direct RIN: 8303-2017, undeclared milk hazard, US Food and Drug Administration |