Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups Recall [US]


Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Bazzini LLC, an Allentown, Pennsylvania establishment, recalls all current batch/lots of Trader Joe’s branded Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups from the American marketplace due to improperly declared Peanuts, 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/F1VF30rMgRp

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/bazzini-llc-voluntarily-recalls-trader-joes-dark-chocolate-almond-butter-cup-2-pak

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

  • Trader Joe’s branded Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups, packaged in 1.4-ounce trays with a sell-by date code/batch/lot combination as follows:
    • Sell-by date of APR 05 2022 with a batch/lot of 18095 or 2B095
    • Sell-by date of APR 06 2022 with a batch/lot of 1B096 or 2B096
    • Sell-by date of APR 07 2022 with a batch/lot of 1B097 or 2B097

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, 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.

These Chocolate Almond Butter Cups are thought to have been marketed, distributed and sold in the US states 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, Bazzini LLC has recalled all current batch/lots of Trader Joe’s branded Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups from the American marketplace due to improperly declared Peanuts. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Chocolate Almond Butter Cups identified above.

In this case, while the product label states that the product “May contain traces of … peanut,” this label has been determined to be insufficient and/or inadequate in light of multiple reports of allergic reactions.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts), 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 Trader Joe’s branded Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups and could be allergic to their Peanut 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 Bazzini LLC toll-free at 1-855-675-7219 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups, please search for “chocolate” 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 Peanuts, please search for “peanut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 14624-2021
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