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Judy's Candy Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almond in "Assorted Caramel/Jar 50ps", Lot Numbers: 0045, 0185, 3574, 3054, 2874, 2654, 2564
Judy's Candy Company
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Berkeley, CA -- January 20, 2005 -- Judy's Candy Company of Berkeley, CA is recalling Assorted Caramel/Jar 50ps, because it may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Assorted Caramel/Jar 50ps was distributed to retail stores in California, Washington, and Idaho.
Assorted Caramel/Jar 50ps is a point-of-sale display consisting of fifty (50) 1.1 oz. square caramels in a round, clear plastic tub. The label reads: "Item #0517, Assorted Caramels - 50 Ct. Jar".
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing almonds was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of almonds. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a printing error.
Consumers who have purchased Assorted Caramel/Jar 50ps are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-223-1642.