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Lipari Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Bean Products Due to Undeclared Almonds

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Lipari Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Bean Products Due to Undeclared Almonds

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 23, 2016
FDA Publish Date:
February 09, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Company Name:
Lipari Foods
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Various: Angeli Foods, Harding's Markets, Gooseberries Fresh Food Market, Martha's Vineyard, Hollywood Market, Daniels Foods, Snook's Butcher Shoppe, Martin's Holiday Market, The Purple Onion, Remke Market)
Product Description:
Product Description
Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans

Company Announcement

WARREN, Mich. - Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of dark chocolate covered coffee beans packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared allergen of tree nuts (almonds). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds 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 almonds.

The products were distributed to retail stores throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Products were distributed under the following brand names Angeli Foods, Harding's Markets, Goosberries Fresh Food Market, Martha's Vineyard, Hollywood Market, Daniels Foods, Snook's Butcher Shoppe, Martin's, Holiday Market, The Purple Onion, Remke Market or as generic product without branding.

The affected products can be identified by:

ProductLipari Product #Lot #WeightBest By DateUPC
Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans (Angeli Foods, Harding's Markets, Goosberries Fresh Food Market, Martha's Vineyard, Hollywood Market, Daniels Foods, Snook's Butcher Shoppe, Martin's, Holiday Market, The Purple Onion, Remke Market)5105262220151212oz Tubs12/21/16094776131761
Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans (Generic)4773082220151212oz Tubs12/21/16094776131761
 

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

This was brought to our attention by our sister company, JLM who discovered that dark chocolate almonds were unintentionally mixed in with the dark chocolate covered coffee beans during packaging of private label products. As a precaution, Lipari Foods private label and non-branded products are being recalled as they have the potential to be contaminated. 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.

  • Front and Back Label, Martha's Vineyard Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Harding's Markets Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Angeli Foods Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Gooseberries Fresh Food Market Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, the Purple Onion Fresh Fruit & Veggie Company Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Hollywood Market, HM Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Martin's Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Remke Markets Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Hollywood Mkts Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Daniels Foods Sentry Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz
  • Front and Back Label, Snook's Butcher Shoppe Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans, Net Wt. 12 oz

Consumers

Customer Service
800-729-3354

Media

Michelle Voss
Michelle_Voss@liparifoods.com
586-447-3500 ext. 9619