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COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT

Mellace Family Brands California Inc. (Johnvince Foods) Recalls Wegmans Semi-Sweet Chocolate nonpareils, 18.5oz (1lb 2.5oz) 524g Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

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Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Undeclared Milk
Company Name:
MELLACE FAMILY BRANDS CALIFORNIA INC.
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Wegmans
Product Description:
Product Description
Semi-Sweet Chocolate nonpareils

Company Announcement

MELLACE FAMILY BRANDS CALIFORNIA INC. (JOHNVINCE FOODS),located at 655 North River Road, Unit C, Warren Ohio 44483-2254, is recalling Wegmans Semi-Sweet Chocolate nonpareils, 18.5oz (1lb 2.5oz) 524g because it has undeclared MILK allergen on the retail label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to MILK run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

This product was distributed within Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Product was sold to consumers through Wegmans retail stores.

The retail unit is a plastic tub with a tamper evident seal and pre-printed label. Brand “WEGMANS”, product description WEGMANS SEMI-SWEET CHOCOLATE NONPAREILS, 18.5OZ (1LB 2.5OZ) 524g UPC: 77890-49787. Best by dates: 12/18/20 and 12/28/20

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the above product containing Milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Milk.

REFUND INFORMATION:

Customers may return product to the Wegmans Service Desk for a full refund.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Wegmans Food Markets at 1-855-934-3663 Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM EST or Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Wegmans Food Markets
1-855-934-3663