Figi’s Dark Chocolate Gingersnap Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Figi's Dark Chocolate Gingersnap Recall [US]Figi’s recalls all current batch/lots of certain Dark Chocolate Gingersnaps 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/NIxe30gtPGt

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm584663.htm

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

  • Figi’s Gift #0368 Christmas Gingersnap Variety, sold in 5.5-ounce tins of the Dark Chocolate Gingersnaps, all lots are being recalled
  • Bulk Dark Chocolate Gingersnaps are packaged in plastic bulk bags with approximately 8 to 12 ounces of product, all lots are being recalled

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Chocolate Gingersnaps can be found on the Web site above.

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

According to the FDA, the recalled Dark Chocolate Gingersnaps were distributed nationwide through mail orders. The mail order gifts are Figi’s Gift #0368 packed in a gold tin with an old-time winter scene on the lid. It contains a variety of Gingersnaps and were distributed nationwide through a distributor who sold directly to consumers. The bulk Dark Chocolate Gingersnaps in clear plastic bags were only distributed through Figi’s Outlet Store located in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

According to the FDA, these Chocolate products may contain Milk, an ingredient not declared on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk allergen run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Please note: this recall is an extension of the GKI Foods LLC recall announced in late October 2017.

==> 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 Gingersnap 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 Figi’s Companies, Inc. at 1-800-437-3817 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.

==> 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 Figi’s Companies, please search for “Figi” 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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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 9430-2017
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