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Meijer Recalls Select Meijer Bulk Dark Chocolate Products Due to Possible Undeclared Milk Allergen

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Meijer Recalls Select Meijer Bulk Dark Chocolate Products Due to Possible Undeclared Milk Allergen

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 28, 2017
FDA Publish Date:
October 30, 2017
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Undeclared Milk
Company Name:
Meijer
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Meijer
Product Description:
Product Description
Dark Chocolate Products

Company Announcement

In cooperation with the GKI Foods LLC recall of dark chocolate products due to an undeclared milk allergen, Meijer is voluntarily recalling select Meijer branded bulk dark chocolate. This recall is an extension of the GKI Foods LLC recall announced on October 27, 2017. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The products were sold at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin There have been no illnesses reported to date.

Meijer is voluntarily recalling the products with the following UPC’s: 
 

UPC UPC Description
7-19283-40301-8 Meijer Bulk Dark Chocolate Almonds 18 oz.
7-19283-40302-5 Meijer Bulk Dark Chocolate Cashews 18 oz.
7-19283-40313-1 Meijer Bulk Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans

The products are packaged in clamshell packaging with a label listing the above-mentioned UPCs. Consumers who have purchased this product should discontinue use immediately and return the product to the nearest Meijer store for a full refund. Consumers with questions regarding this recall should contact Meijer at 800-543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Consumers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their physician.
 

Consumers

800-543-3704

Media

Frank J. Guglielmi
frank.guglielmi@meijer.com
616-791-3814

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