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Recall of Bittersweet & Feve Chocolate Bars Due to High Levels of Milk Allergens

This recall has been completed and FDA has terminated this recall.

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Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Milk/Milk Product
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Undeclared milk
Company Name:
Recchiuti Confections
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Product Description:
Product Description
Bittersweet and Feve chocolate bars

Company Announcement

Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco, CA) discovered two batches of their Bittersweet Chocolate Bar and two batches of their Feve Chocolate Bar contain high levels of milk protein after FDA sampling. No illnesses have been reported to date. 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 chocolate bars can be enjoyed if you do not have milk allergies or sensitivities. Recchiuti Confections is issuing an immediate recall for bars with the following lot codes and best buy dates:

Bittersweet Bar (UPC 8 19895 00017 6):

  • Lot code 21418000 (Best By 7/2/19)
  • Lot code 16518000 (Best By 5/14/19)

Feve Bar (UPC 8 19895 00019 0):

  • Lot Code 16518000 (Best By 5/14/19)
  • Lot Code 21418000 (Best By 7/2/19)

The chocolate bars have been sold at Recchiuti Confections’ Ferry Building store (1 Ferry Building, Shop #30, San Francisco, CA,) theLab store (801 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA,) online at Recchiuti.com and through wholesale partners. Customers of Recchiuti Confections were contacted directly about the recall and offered a refund. Transparency with those who purchase Recchiuti chocolates is of utmost priority. The company is dedicated to ensuring the highest standards are upheld with the consistent quality of its confections.

Full refunds of the product value are available via customer service teams, who can be reached via phone (800.500.3396) or email, customerservice@recchiuti.com Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm pacific time. Lot codes can be found on the back of the chocolate bar pouches in the bottom right corner.

Company Contact Information

customer service
Heather Barbod

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