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Aurora Products, Inc. Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall Due to Undeclared Allergens in Certain Dark Chocolate Covered products. This Includes Products Produced Under Aurora Natural Brand and Private Labeled Products Packed by or Distributed By Aurora Products, Inc.

For Immediate Release

November 1, 2017

Contact

Consumers

(800) 898-1048
 

Announcement

Aurora Products, Inc. today announced a voluntary nationwide recall for undeclared MILK allergens. Five (5) Dark Chocolate products produced under the Aurora Natural brand; Private Label brands listed below and various Private Label brands that indicate they are packed by or distributed by Aurora Products, Inc. are affected. Please refer to the Products, Brands and Best If Used By dates list below.

This voluntary recall is initiated in response to our supplier GKI Foods LLC. of Brighton MI, notifying us that the products they supplied to us did not properly disclose MILK allergens on their labeling.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to MILK allergens run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. To date no illness have been reported to Aurora Products, Inc.

Products were distributed Nationwide and in Bermuda.

We are communicating with all warehouses and stores that have received the affected products and instructing them to cease distribution and remove products from the store shelves. Consumers with allergies or sensitivity to “MILK” products should not consume the listed products and may return them to the point of purchase or contact Aurora Products, Inc. with questions at (800) 898-1048 between the hours of 9:00AM to 5:00 PM EST Monday – Friday. Distributors and retail locations should contact Aurora Products, Inc. for instructions on product handling. This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration.

AURORA BRAND AND PRIVATE LABEL BRANDS DISTRIBUTED BY AURORA PRODUCTS

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate AlmondsBulkNone11/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds4 oz. Plastic Pouch6558520041111/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Stand Up Plastic Pouch6558520030311/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds12 oz. Square Plastic Tub6558520032311/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds17 oz. Family Size Plastic Pouch6558520005611/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cherries8.5 oz. Plastic Cup6558520060211/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cherries11 oz. Square Plastic Tub6558520001711/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate CranberriesBulkNone11/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries3.5 oz. Plastic Cup6558520039411/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries4.75 oz. Plastic Pouch6558520043511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Pouch6558520005511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries11 oz. Square Plastic Tub6558520009911/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries18 oz. Family Size Plastic Pouch6558520040411/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries26 oz. Plastic Tray6558520048911/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee BeansBulkNone11/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans4 oz. Plastic Pouch6558520041311/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Pouch6558520030411/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans17 oz. Family Size Plastic Pouch6558520010911/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Turbinado Almonds w/ Sea Salt7 oz. Plastic Cup6558520074611/01/16 – 7/30/18

PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCT
Private Label Products That Use Store Branded Labeling Include: AG Supermarkets, Belmont Market, Boiceville Market, Decicco’s, Graul’s Market, Gourmet Garage, Harvest Co – Op Market, Hurley Ridge, Lees Supermarket, Morton Williams, Palmers Market, Walter Stewart, and Windfall Market

BELMONT MARKET

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries26 oz. Plastic Tray6558520048911/01/16 – 7/30/18

BOICEVILLE MARKET

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18

CERIELLO’S FINE FOODS

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate AlmondsBulkNone11/01/16 – 7/30/18

DECICCO’S

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries26 oz. Plastic Tray6558520048911/01/16 – 7/30/18

GRAUL’S MARKET

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18

GOURMET GARAGE

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup7908450545011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Covered Turbinado Salt Almonds7 oz. Plastic Cup7908450537211/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup7908450009911/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup7908450545211/01/16 – 7/30/18

HARVEST CO-OP

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18

HURLEY RIDGE

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18

LEES SUPERMARKET

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Turbinado Almonds w/ Sea Salt7 oz. Plastic Cup6558520074611/01/16 – 7/30/18

MILES MARKET (Bermuda)

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18

PALMERS MARKET

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18

WALTER STEWART

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18

WINDFALL MARKETS

AFFECTED PRODUCT`PACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Almonds9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520043011/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Cranberries9 oz. Plastic Cup6558520004511/01/16 – 7/30/18
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18

WILD BY NATURE

AFFECTED PRODUCTPACKAGE SIZEUPC CODEBEST IF USED BY DATE CODE RANGE
Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans8.25 oz. Plastic Cup6558520063211/01/16 – 7/30/18

 

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Product Photos

Aurora NATURAL dark chocolate almonds

Back Label -  Nutrition Facts and Ingredient

Front Label – Aurora NATURAL  dark chocolate coffee beans

Back Label – Nutrition Facts and Ingredient

Front Label – Aurora NATURAL dark chocolate cranberries

Back Label – Nutrition Facts and Ingredient

Front Label – Aurora NATURAL dark chocolate cherries

Back Label – Nutrition Facts and Ingredient

Front Label – Aurora NATURAL dark chocolate turbinado almonds with sea salt

Back Label – Nutrition Facts and Ingredient

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