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Harry London Candies and Macy's Issue Nationwide Allergy Alert on Frango® Cheggs Chocolate and Chocolate-Covered Egg-Shaped Candies

 

Contact:
Jim Sluzewski
513-579-7764

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Cincinnati, OH -- March 23, 2007 -- Frango® Cheggs branded Mint Chegg, Double Chocolate Chegg, Marshmallow Chegg, Peanut Butter Chegg, Caramel Chegg and Toffee Chegg Egg confectionary Products are being recalled. They contain egg product (egg whites) and milk, which have not been disclosed on their labels. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, egg whites, or milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the Products. The Products may also contain corn starch, dextrose, Red #40, Yellow #6, and Blue #2. The Products were sold at Macy's Department Stores. No illnesses or injuries have been reported to date.

The Products are packaged in 4 and 8 ounce packages and have one of the following bar code numbers on them:

The following bar coded number candy products contain undeclared egg products (egg whites):

21795005652179500573
21795005662179500588
21795005672179500589
21795005682179500590
21795005702179500592
21795005722179500594

The following bar coded number candy products contain undeclared egg products and milk:

751756019807751756019869
751756019814751756019876
751756019821751756019883
751756019852751756019890
751756019838751756019906

Working in cooperation with the FDA, the Companies will also issue an alert through The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (www.foodallergy.org). Consumers with the allergies identified in this Alert should avoid contact with, and consumption of, the Product, and have it destroyed by a non-allergic person. Consumers with questions may call toll-free 1-800-321-0444 Monday through Friday 8:30 am-5:00 EDT and ask for customer service.

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Photos: Harry London Frango® Peanut Butter Chegg

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