Kroger Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans Recall [US]


Torn & Glasser Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Torn & Glasser, a Los Angeles, California establishment, recalls an estimated 7464 units of Kroger Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans from the American marketplace due to suspected mispackaging/mislabeling and consequential risks of undeclared Walnuts, 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/wM7m30rEETJ

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/urgent-torn-glasser-recalls-dark-chocolate-espresso-beans-because-undeclared-walnut-allergen

Kroger Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans Recall [US]

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

  • Torn & Glasser Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans, sold in twelve (12) ounce clear plastic tubs with a batch/lot designation of 777739, an expiration date of best-if-used-by 11/19/2021 and a UPC of 0 72488 99868 1

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

==> No item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

The recalled Espresso Beans were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the US states of Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing Walnuts was packaged in a container that the top label listed Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans and the bottom label listed Dark Chocolate Walnuts. Subsequent investigation indicated that the wrong label was used by the company’s Production personnel.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts such as Walnuts), 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 the recalled Kroger Dark Chocolate Espresso Beans and could be allergic to their Walnuts 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.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Torn & Glasser at +1-213-627-6496 from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Espresso Bean products, please search for “espresso” or more generically, “coffee” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications concerning Anaphylaxis hazards, please search for “Anaphylaxis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 14319-2021
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