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Maribel’s Sweets Inc. Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in Chocolate Bars

For Immediate Release

October 29, 2018

Contact

Consumers

Maribel Lieberman
(718) 599-5515

Announcement

Maribel’s Sweets Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 2.82oz MarieBelle Japanese Matcha Japanese Green Tea and White Chocolate Bar, container code 101619, Cacao Market by MarieBelle Rosemary Truffle Salt 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, all container codes, and the Cacao Market by MarieBelle Orange Peels 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, all container codes, because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled 2.82oz MarieBelle Japanese Matcha Japanese Green Tea and White Chocolate Bar, container code 101619, Cacao Market by MarieBelle Rosemary Truffle Salt 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, all container codes, and the Cacao Market by MarieBelle Orange Peels 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, all container codes have the UPC codes 877708005886 (Cacao Market Japanese Matcha Bar) 877708004803 (Cacao Market Orange Peel Bar) and 877708004841 (Rosemary Truffle Salt Bar).

No illness or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Market Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared milk allergens in MarieBelle Japanese Matcha Japanese Green Tea and White Chocolate Bar in 2.82oz container, Cacao Market by MarieBelle Rosemary Truffle Salt 60% Dark Chocolate Bar in 2.82oz container, and the Cacao Market by MarieBelle Orange Peels 60% Dark Chocolate Bar in 2.82oz container, which did not declare milk ingredient on the label.

Consumer who have purchased the 2.82 ounce packages of MarieBelle’s Japanese Matcha Japanese Green Tea and White Chocolate Bar, Rosemary Truffle Salt 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, Orange Peels 60% Dark Chocolate Bar are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumer with questions may contact the company at (718) 599 5515.

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Product Photos

  • Product packaging MarieBelle Japanese Matcha Japanese Green Tea and White Chocolate Bar 
  • Product packaging Cacao Market by MarieBelle Rosemary Truffle Salt 
  • Product packaging Cacao Market by MarieBelle Orange Peels 

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