CVS, Candy Break & Market Basket Chocolate Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: CVS, Candy Break & Market Basket Chocolate Recall [US]New American Food Products, LLC a of Methuen, Massachusetts establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of CVS, Candy Break, Hannaford, Market Basket and Ocean State branded Chocolate products 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/SJ2K30goVmj

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm583556.htm

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

  • CVS Gold Emblem Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans, sold in 2.25-ounce (64 gram) packages with a UPC of 0504428576601
  • CVS Gold Emblem Dark Chocolate Espresso Bean, sold in 5-ounce (142 gram) packages with a UPC of 050428513583
  • CVS Gold Emblem Dark Chocolate Covered Ginger, sold in 9-ounce (255 gram) packages with a UPC of 050428540220
  • CVS Gold Emblem Dark Chocolate Berries, sold in 8-ounce (227 gram) packages with a UPC of 0 50428 54100 5
  • Candy Break Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans, sold in 2.75-ounce (78 gram) packages with a UPC of 024354650049
  • Ocean State Candy Break Dark Chocolate Ginger, sold in 9-ounce (255 gram) packages with a UPC of 024354501006
  • Ocean State Candy Break Dark Chocolate Powerberries, sold in 9-ounce (255 gram) packages with a UPC of 024354501105
  • Hannaford Excellent Espresso Beans, sold in 2.75-ounce (78 gram) packages with a UPC of 041268206414
  • Market Basket Dark Chocolate Espresso Bean, sold in 3-ounce (85 gram) packages with a UPC of 049705168240
  • Market Basket Dark Chocolate Almonds, sold 11-ounce (311 gram) packages with a UPC of 049705169650
  • Weigels Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans 2.75-ounce (78 gram) packages with a UPC of 024354705206

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled CVS, Candy Break, Hannaford, Market Basket and Ocean State branded Chocolate products can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, these New American Food Products, LLC of Methuen, Massachusetts has recalled various Chocolate-based foods because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these food  products.

Please note: the recall was initiated after New American Food Products received notification from its primary supplier, GKI Foods of a recall due to undeclared Milk allergen present in the Dark Chocolate Almonds and Dark Chocolate Raisins Products.

==> 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 any of these recalled Dark 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 New American Food Products at 1-978-682-1855 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Dark 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 New American Food Products, please search for “New American Food” 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 LLC, please search for “GKI Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 9413-2017
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