Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate Bar Recall [US]


Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate Bar Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Gourmet International, a Grand Rapids, Michigan establishment (the product’s importer and US distributor) and Butlers Chocolates, a Dublin, Ireland establishment (the product’s manufacturer), recalls certain batch/lots of Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate Bar products from the American marketplace 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/tyAP30qhZ8P

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/gourmet-international-and-butlers-chocolates-issue-allergy-alert-undeclared-milk-butlers-irish

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

  • Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate, sold in 100 gram bars with a batch/lot designation of 101048778, an expiry date of 08/16/2020 and a UPC of 8-44984-17619-7

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after FDA testing found high levels of Milk present in the Dark Chocolate products, an ingredient not declared on the product label. Distribution of the product has been suspended until such time as source of the Milk is determined and appropriate steps to address this issue have been taken. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate Bar products identified above.

==> 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 Butlers Irish Whiskey Dark Chocolate Bar 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Gourmet International at Gayle Beld toll-free at 1-800-875-5557, extension 729 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern Standard Time or Skye Parent toll-free at 1-800-875-5557, extension 757, also from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM EST. You can also reach either of these two contacts by e-mail at Gayle.Beld@gourmetint.com or Skye.Parent@gourmetint.com, respectively.

You can also reach Katie Byrne at Butlers Chocolates (the manufacturer) in Ireland at +353 (1) 671-0599 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM Greenwich Mean Time (EST +5).

==> 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 Butlers Chocolates, please search for “Butlers” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 12672-2020
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