Lipari Foods Dark Chocolate Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Lipari Foods Dark Chocolate Recall [US]Lipari Foods recalls certain batch/lots of several Dark Chocolate Products due to suspected 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/reqT30gFpTO

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm585645.htm

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

  • All Natural brand Natural Dark Chocolate Cranberries, sold in 12/8 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 452692 from February 2017 to October 2017 and a UPC of 94776128198
  • All Natural brand Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, sold in 12/8 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 452760 from February 2017 to October 2017 94776128235
  • All Natural brand Natural Dark Chocolate Almonds, sold in 12/7 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 523089 from February 2017 to October 2017 94776139002
  • All Natural brand Natural Dark Chocolate Raisins, sold in 12/11 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 523157 from February 2017 to October 2017 94776138975
  • Generic brand Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, sold in 12/12 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 477308 from February 2017 to October 2017 94776131761
  • Generic brand Dark Chocolate Raisins, sold in 12/15 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 191310 from February 2017 to October 2017 94776105410
  • Generic brand Dark Chocolate Almonds, sold in 12/12 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 570910 from February 2017 to October 2017 94776142132
  • Generic brand Dark Chocolate Almond Bark, sold in 12/8 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 538814 from February 2017 to October 2017 94776141722
  • Weis brand Dark Chocolate Almonds, sold in 12/12 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 668251 from February 2017 to October 2017 41497132577
  • Weis brand Dark Chocolate Almond Bark, sold in 12/8 ounce packages with a Lipari product number of 866182 from February 2017 to October 2017 41497133253

The recalled products were sold to retail stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

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 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 Lipari Foods Customer Service at 1-800-729-3354.

==> 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 Lipari Foods please search for “Lipari” 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: 9469-2017
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