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Cumberland Farms Announces Voluntary Recall of its Sea Salt Caramel Delights Flavor of Cumberland Farms Premium Chocolate Treats Due to Possible Presence of Peanuts

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Cumberland Farms Announces Voluntary Recall of its Sea Salt Caramel Delights Flavor of Cumberland Farms Premium Chocolate Treats Due to Possible Presence of Peanuts

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
July 01, 2016
FDA Publish Date:
February 04, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason
Food & Beverage Safety
Company Name:
Cumberland Farms
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Cumberland Farms
Product Description:
Product Description
SEA SALT CARAMEL DELIGHTS

Company Announcement

Cumberland Farms announces a voluntary recall of its SEA SALT CARAMEL DELIGHTS flavor of Cumberland Farms Farmhouse Premium Chocolate Treats due to concerns of the possible presence of peanuts.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to specific types of allergen, such as peanuts, run the risk of serious life threatening allergic reactions if they consume the product being recalled.

While the product line is available in multiple flavors, the only product being recalled is the SEA SALT CARAMEL DELIGHTS flavor of Cumberland Farms Farmhouse Premium Chocolate Treats which is only sold in 3-ounce bags.  Although this is believed to be an extremely isolated incident, effective immediately, all Cumberland Farms retail locations have withdrawn this product from sale.  This recall does not include any other flavor of Cumberland Farms Premium Chocolate Treats or Farmhouse Premium Chocolate Bars. 

Although the packaging clearly states the product is packed in a facility where other products containing peanuts, tree nuts, milk, wheat, soy and eggs are packaged, out of an abundance of caution, Cumberland Farms is recalling all of the three-ounce bags of the Cumberland Farms Farmhouse Premium Chocolate Treats SEA SALT CARAMEL DELIGHTS.

We were made aware of the presence of the peanuts through two customer complaints. Cumberland Farms is not aware of any related illnesses at this time.

Cumberland Farms is asking that customers who purchased the affected product discard it immediately or return the product to the nearest Cumberland Farms retail location for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the company Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern time at 508-270-1400.

About Cumberland Farms

Cumberland Farms makes life easier for busy people every day. What started in 1939 with a cow and a dream has grown into a network of convenience stores across 8 states. Three generations later, Cumberland Farms is still family owned and operated, and continues to reflect the values it was built upon: envisioning a better way to serve customers by providing the best possible products at the best possible prices. Whether you're buying a frozen Hyperfreeze, a hot or iced cup of Farmhouse Blend Coffee, or filling the gas tank, convenience and customer service is key. Cumberland Farms also has a long heritage of giving back to the communities where it operates, from feeding the hungry, to supporting local sports teams and fundraising. For more information, please visit us at http://www.cumberlandfarms.comdisclaimer icon or follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cumberlandfarmsdisclaimer icon.

  • CUMBERLAND FARMS VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SEA SALT CARAMEL DELIGHTS UCM509761

 

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Liz White
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