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Hummingbird Wholesale Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Hazelnut in Organic Cocoa-dusted Chocolate Ginger

For Immediate Release

April 21, 2017

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Consumers

1-541-686-0921 ext. 105 from 8 am – 4 pm PST, Monday through Friday

Announcement

Hummingbird Wholesale of Eugene, Oregon is recalling 5lbs of Organic Cocoa-Dusted Chocolate Ginger, because it may contain undeclared hazelnut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to hazelnut run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed to Capella Market in Eugene, Oregon and sold in their self-serve bulk food section from April 11th, 2017 through April 17th, 2017 The label below was attached to the bulk bin from which the affected product was offered. The product containing hazelnuts can be identified as dark brown spheres with a cocoa powder coating.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing Hazelnut was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Hazelnut.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have purchased Hummingbird Wholesale Organic Cocoa-Dusted Hazelnut from Capella Market in Eugene, Oregon are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-541-686-0921 ext. 105 from 8 am – 4 pm PST, Monday through Friday

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Product Photos

  • HUMMINGBIRD ORGANIC COCOA-DUSTED CHOCOLATE GINGER, Bin Label
  • Photo:  product containing hazelnuts covered with dark brown spheres with a cocoa powder coating

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