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See's Candies, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In
Dark Chocolate Blueberries

 

Contact
Consumer:
1-800-789-7337

Media:
Kristen Commander
310-295-3283
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 18, 2013 - See’s Company of San Francisco is recalling all Dark Chocolate Blueberries because it contains undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Product was distributed nationwide through See’s Candies Retail Shops, Licensees and Mail Order. The product is sold bulk and packaged at the shops in 8oz clear cellophane bags. One illness has been reported to date. The product UPC is: 737666094479.

The recall was initiated after a customer reported having an allergic reaction to the product. Subsequent investigation indicates the label had milk omitted.

Consumers who have purchased Sees’ Candies Dark Chocolate Blueberries and are sensitive to milk are urged to return the blueberries to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-789-7337 (Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm PDT).

 

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