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Dutch Valley Food Distributors Inc. ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED MILK IN Item # 050605 12/11oz Dark Chocolate Almonds and Item # 050601 12/11oz Dark Chocolate Cashews.

For Immediate Release

November 1, 2017

Contact

Consumers

1-800-733-4191

Media

Dustin Daniels
1-800-733-4191

Announcement

Dutch Valley Food Distributors Inc. of Myerstown, PA is recalling 11oz Dark Chocolate Almonds and 11oz Dark Chocolate Cashews, because it contains undeclared Milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Dark Chocolate Almonds and Cashews were distributed to  the following states :AR, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV.  Product was sold at retail locations and via our website www.dutchvalleyfoods.com .

The individual retail units are in a clear cellophane heat sealed package of 11oz net wt. The product is not branded but lists simply the name of the item.  There is a statement “Distributed by Dutch Valley Food Distributors Inc. Myerstown, PA 17067”. Format of labels on retail units are similar for both Almond and Cashews.
 

Item Description

Size

UPC Code

Lot Code

Best By Date

Dark Chocolate Cashews

11oz bags

877245006018

20160404

04/14/17

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20160512

05/12/17

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20160609

06/9/17

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20160811

08/11/17

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20160923

09/23/17

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20161115

11/15/17

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20170119

01/19/18

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20170321

03/21/18

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20170522

05/22/18

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20170607

06/07/18

Dark Chocolate Almonds

11oz bags

877245006056

20170804

08/04/18

No reports of illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after the supplier, GKI Foods, notified Dutch Valley that the product was being recalled due to undeclared milk.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-733-4191, Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm EST.
 

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Product Photos

  • Label, Dark Chocolate Cashews
  • Label, Dark Chocolate Almonds

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