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Eillien's Candies, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Select Peanut Candy Products Due to Possible Health Risk


David Burke


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Green Bay, WI – (January 30, 2009) - Eillien's Candies Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of the products listed below. This voluntary recall is being conducted as a precautionary measure due to the fact that the products involved contain peanuts which are subject to the expanded recall of products produced by Peanut Corporation of America's (PCA) Blakely, Georgia facility. This PCA facility is the subject of an investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning a recent salmonella outbreak.

Burnt Peanuts:

  • Eillien's 2.5oz Burnt Peanuts UPC 34952-00811
  • Eillien's 7oz Burnt Peanuts UPC 34952-00501
  • Blains Farm & Fleet 16oz Burnt Peanuts UPC 34952-81104
  • Econo Pac 8oz Burnt Peanuts UPC 34952-12270
  • First Choice 5oz Burnt Peanuts UPC 34952-12839
  • Mills Fleet Farm 16oz Burnt Peanuts UPC 34952-35485
  • Supreme Choice 9oz Burnt Peanuts UPC 34952-57045
  • Primrose 25# Burnt Peanuts ITEM# 400820

Bridge Mix:

  • Eillien's 5oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-13532
  • Eillien's 6oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-13600
  • Eillien's 10oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-12193
  • Eillien's 12oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-56198
  • Eillien's 16oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-56073
  • Eillien's 16oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-55100
  • Eillien's 1lb 5oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-57042
  • First Choice 3.5oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-12851
  • Blains Farm & Fleet 15oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-81174
  • Blains Farm & Fleet 2lb 4oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-81775
  • Mills Fleet Farm 14oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-35861
  • Mills Fleet Farm 15oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-35824
  • Royal Snacks 13.5oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-56944
  • Supreme Choice 14oz Bridge Mix UPC 34952-56847
  • Zachary 30# Bridge Mix ITEM# 400549

Harvest Mix:

  • Eillien's 15oz Harvest Mix UPC 34952-12505
  • Eillien's 1lb 4oz Harvest Mix UPC 34952-55622
  • Blains Farm & Fleet 1lb 4oz Harvest Mix UPC 34952-81469
  • Mills Fleet Farm 1lb 5oz Harvest Mix UPC 34952-35639

Dark Chocolate Peanuts:

  • Mills Fleet Farm 14oz Dark Chocolate Peanuts UPC 34952-35801
  • Blains Farm & Fleet 14oz Dark Chocolate Peanuts UPC 34952-81786
  • Zachary 30# Dark Chocolate Peanuts ITEM# 409920

30oz Basket of Chocolates UPC 034952-56983

2lb 9.5oz Halloween Party Tray UPC 34952-81819

80oz Holiday Chocolate Tray UPC 034952-56496

33oz Dark / Light Chocolate Tray UPC 034952-56831

Blains Farm & Fleet Dark/Light Chocolate Tray UPC 34952-81822

The above products can be found in Drug stores, convenience stores, grocery stores, and mass merchants nationwide.

The product listed above should not be consumed, but rather returned to the store for a refund or exchange.

This recall affects all products with a sell by date prior to 1/31/10.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Eillien's Candies, Inc. has not received any consumer or customer complaints on this product and there have been no reported illnesses associated with this product.

Consumers who may have questions or concerns can call Eillien's Candies at 920-336-7549.


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