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Amport Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts Mislabeled as Milk Chocolate Raisins

 

Contact:
Consumer:
855-273-0466

Media:
Jeff Vogel
612-331-7000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 27, 2013 - American Importing Co, Inc. (d/b/a Amport Foods) of Minneapolis, MN is voluntarily recalling one lot of Amport Milk Chocolate Raisins because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

No adverse reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.

This recall is based on a discovery that a container of Milk Chocolate Peanuts was erroneously labeled as Milk Chocolate Raisins.

This product was distributed to Albertsons, Farm Fresh/Supervalu, Hy-Vee and The Kroger Co. stores in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and West.

Product Information

The affected product is as follows:

12oz Clear Tub (UPC: 0 71725 71190 8)

Lot Code: 078X344

Best Buy: 12-19-13

Lot number can be found printed on the bottom of the tub in black ink. A picture is enclosed to aid in product identification attached to this press release.

The label for this product also includes a statement "ALLERGY INFORMATION: THIS PRODUCT IS PRODUCED ON EQUIPMENT SHARED WITH PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS."

IMPORTANT: This recall relates only to a single lot of Amport Milk Chocolate Raisins. No other Amport products are affected.

Consumers who purchased affected product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 855-273-0466. Please mention "Milk Chocolate Raisin Recall".

 

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