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Chukar Cherries Expands Recall of Ultra Dark Chocolate Product Due to Undeclared Milk

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Chukar Cherries Expands Recall of Ultra Dark Chocolate Product Due to Undeclared Milk

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
December 04, 2018
FDA Publish Date:
December 04, 2018
Reason for Announcement:
Company Name:
Chukar Cherries
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Chukar Cherries
Product Description:
Product Description
Ultra Dark Chocolate products

Company Announcement

December 4, 2018 - Chukar Cherries of Prosser, WA expands a recall on Ultra Dark Chocolate product because it 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 these products.

The products were distributed in AK, AZ, CA, CO, IA, ID, KS, ME, MN, MO, MT, NJ, NV, OH, OK, OR, TN, TX, UT, WA through retail stores. The product is sold in plastic pouches, net wt. 7.5 oz., and is labeled with the following UPC codes and Best By dates that can be found underneath the UPC code on the back side of the package:

Recalled Product UPC Best By
Ultra Dark Chocolate Black Forest Cherries 0 11261 23907 8 11/2019
Ultra Dark Chocolate Cocoa Pecans 0 11261 22507 1 10/2019
Organic Ultra Dark Vanilla Chocolate Rainier Cherries 0 11261 27207 5 10/2019
Organic Ultra Dark Orange Chocolate Tart Cherries 0 11261 27507 6 10/2019
 

No allergic reaction has been reported in consumption of these four products to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that ultra dark chocolate 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 has 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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