GKI Foods Dark Chocolate Recall Expands [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: GKI Foods Dark Chocolate Recall Expands [US]GKI Foods LLC, a Brighton, Michigan establishment, expands its existing recalls for certain batch/lots of H-E-B, HyVee, Roundys Select and Woodstock branded Dark Chocolate products due to undeclared Milk, a known allergen, sources of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA: http://ht.ly/p04M30gmOkK

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm582645.htm

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

  • Dark Chocolate Almond
  • Dark Chocolate Almond Bark
  • Dark Chocolate Banana Chips
  • Dark Chocolate Blueberries
  • Dark Chocolate Cashews
  • Dark Chocolate Cherries
  • Dark Chocolate Coconut
  • Dark Chocolate Coconut Almonds
  • Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans
  • Dark Chocolate Cranberries
  • Dark Chocolate Ginger
  • Dark Chocolate Ginger Snap Cookies
  • Dark Chocolate Peanuts
  • Dark Chocolate Pecans
  • Dark Chocolate Pineapple
  • Dark Chocolate Powerberry
  • Dark Chocolate Pretzel Balls
  • Dark Chocolate Pretzel Nibs
  • Dark Chocolate Raisins
  • Dark Chocolate Strawberries
  • Dark Chocolate Turbinado Sea Salt Almonds

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Chocolate can be found on the Web site above. Also note that these Chocolate products have been sold under the following brands:

  • H-E-B
  • HyVee
  • Roundys Select
  • Woodstock

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, these products may contain an undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk in any form run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Please note: these Dark Chocolate Products were distributed in several US states and they reached consumers through distributors and retail stores packaged in plastic hanging and stand-up bags, plastic tubs and cardboard boxes.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the Dark Chocolate Products contain Milk but were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Milk.

==> For information about Milk Allergy or Lactose Intolerance, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Chocolate products 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 the company at 1-248-486-0055.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Chocolate products, please search for “chocolate” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Milk, please search for “milk” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by H-E-B Stores please search for “H-E-B” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by HyVee please search for “HyVee” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by GKI Foods, please search for “GKI Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 9408-2017
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