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Chukar Cherries Expands Recall Of Amaretto Rainier Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries Pouches Due To Undeclared Milk

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Chukar Cherries Expands Recall Of Amaretto Rainier Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries Pouches Due To Undeclared Milk

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 18, 2019
FDA Publish Date:
February 22, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Chocolate/Cocoa Product
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Undeclared Milk
Company Name:
Chukar Cherries
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Chukar Cherries
Product Description:
Product Description
Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries

Company Announcement

February 18, 2019, Chukar Cherries of Prosser, WA is recalling 7.5oz Amaretto Rainier Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries because they may contain 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 this product.

The 7.5oz Amaretto Rainier Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries were distributed in CA, CO, MD, ME, OR, and WA through retail stores. The product is sold in plastic pouches, UPC 0 11261 22307 7, and a Best By date of 11/2019 is found underneath the UPC code on the back side of the package.

No allergic reaction has been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Amaretto Rainier Ultra Dark Chocolate Cherries containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.

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

The company revised labels on new lots to include the allergen advisory statement since November 2018. Consumers who have questions or have purchased the recalled product may contact Chukar Cherries at 1-509-786-2055 from 8am to 5pm PDT.

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Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Chukar Cherries
509-786-2055
Media:
Chukar Cherries
509-786-2055

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