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Tarrier Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts and Egg in Chopped Twix
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2015 – Columbus, OH – Tarrier Foods of Columbus, OH is recalling 316 cases of Chopped Twix item 0807, because it may contain undeclared peanuts and eggs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The Chopped Twix product was distributed to wholesale warehouses in Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Florida where it was distributed to foodservices.
The product can be identified by the item number 0870 on the outside of the case. The inside contains two bags in white film marked "CHOPPED TWIX Lot 087034314."
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing peanuts and eggs was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts and egg on the ingredient statement. Subsequent investigations are being performed to determine the temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes."
Consumers who have purchased Chopped Twix lot code 080734314 are urged to return it to the distributor for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Tarrier Food's Customer Service at (614) 876-8595.