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Cases of Fannie May Chocolates Recalled Due to Undisclosed Peanuts


Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. (“Fannie May”) recalled 89.08 cases of its 14.0 oz., rectangle box of spring wrapped assorted chocolates because the box includes one piece of candy that contains peanuts, a known allergen, and the food ingredient label on the box did not state that the product contained peanuts. This was discovered during an internal review of the product.

 

Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they come in contact with or consume this product.

 

The product being recalled is a 14.0 oz., rectangular gift box measuring 9 1/2” by 7” in size that contains 24 pieces of assorted chocolates including one caramel/peanut candy. The light purple with spring flowers-wrapped rectangular-shaped box contains an orange-striped band. In the center of the orange-striped band is a white rectangle with a picture of five chocolate pieces and the name “Fannie May,” product type “Assorted Chocolates,” and product description “rich dark & milk chocolates & pastels with an assortment of decadent fillings” in brown lettering on the band around the box. Also, the front-bottom of the orange-striped band states “NET WT. 14 OZ. (396g).” The back of the box has a full nutritional label, which also states: “This product has been produced on equipment shared with peanuts, tree nuts, soybeans, milk, eggs and wheat.” The item is identified as SKU #75032 with the UPC number on the label of 0 52745 72804 6. Lot information on this product is 14058 or 14059.

 

The boxes were available for sale beginning March 3, 2014, in specific retailers in seven states: Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin and Arizona. Retailers that sold the product include, but are not limited to, Walgreens, Hallmark Gift Shops, CVS, and other independent retailers.

 

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