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Lipari Foods, LLC. Issues Voluntary Product Recall of Specific Dark Chocolate Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

For Immediate Release

November 16, 2017

Contact

Consumers

800-729-3354

Media

Michelle Voss
Michelle_Voss@liparifoods.com
586.447.3500 ext. 9619

Announcement

Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe for consumption by those who do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk.

The products were distributed to retail stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Products were distributed under the Weis and All Natural brand names or as generic product without branding.

The affected products can be identified by:

BrandProductLipari Product #Pack/SizeLot Code or Best By DateUPC
ALL NATURALNATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE CRANBERRIES45269212/8 oz.February 2017 – October94776128198
ALL NATURALDARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS45276012/8 oz.February 2017 – October94776128235
ALL NATURALNATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS52308912/7 oz.February 2017 – October94776139002
ALL NATURALNATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS52315712/11 oz.February 2017 – October94776138975
GENERICDARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS47730812/12 oz.February 2017 – October94776131761
GENERICDARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS19131012/15 oz.February 2017 – October94776105410
GENERICDARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS57091012/12 oz.February 2017 – October94776142132
GENERICDARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK53881412/8 oz.February 2017 – October94776141722
WEISDARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS66825112/12 oz.February 2017 – October41497132577
WEISDARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK86618212/8 oz.February 2017 – October41497133253

There are no reported illnesses in connection with these products to date.

This was brought to our attention by our sister company, JLM after they received an initial recall notification due to undeclared milk allergen within the ingredients labels for select dark chocolate bulk product from our  manufacturer, GKI Foods. As a precaution, Lipari Foods private label and non-branded products are being recalled as they are mislabeled. We are working closely with the FDA to ensure that all affected product has been pulled from commerce.

Consumers who have purchased this recalled product should not consume it. They should return it to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions should call Customer Service at 800-729-3354, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm, EST, Monday through Friday.
 

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Product Photos

  • Product image - ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE CRANBERRIES 8 oz. February 2017 – October 2018, UPC 94776128198
  • Product image - ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS 11 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776138975
  • Product image - ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS 7 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776139002
  • Product image - ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS 8 oz. February 2017 – October, UPC 2018 94776128235
  • Product image - GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS 12 oz. February 2017 – October UPC 2018 94776131761
  • Product image - GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS 15 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776105410
  • Product image - GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS 12 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776142132
  • Product image - GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK 8 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776141722
  • Nutrition Facts Panel - GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS 12 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776142132
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Nutrition Facts Panel – ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS 7 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776139002
  • Nutrition Facts Panel – GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS 15 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776105410
  • Nutrition Facts Panel – ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS 11 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776138975
  • Nutrition Facts Panel – GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS 12 oz. February 2017 – October UPC 2018 94776131761
  • Nutrition Facts Panel – ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS 8 oz. February 2017 – October, UPC 2018 94776128235
  • Nutrition Facts Panel – GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK 8 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 94776141722
  • Nutrition Facts Panel – ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE CRANBERRIES 8 oz. February 2017 – October 2018, UPC 94776128198
  • Nutrition Facts Panel - WEIS DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS 12 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 41497132577
  • Nutrition Facts Panel - WEIS DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK 8 oz. February 2017 – October 2018 UPC 41497133253

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