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Fannie May Spring Wrapped Assorted Chocolate Box Recalled

Date:
March 17, 2014
Category:
Food
Company/Brand:
Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc.
The Danger:
Fannie May is recalling its 14.0 oz., rectangle box of spring wrapped assorted chocolates because the box includes one piece of candy that contains peanuts, a known allergen, and the food ingredient label on the box did not state that the product contained peanuts. Fannie May decided to recall the products after this was discovered during an internal review of product. To date there has been no incidences, nor have there been any reported illnesses.
Description:
About 89.08 cases of 14.0 oz., rectangular gift boxes measuring 9 1/2" by 7" in size that contains 24 pieces of assorted chocolates including one caramel/peanut candy are affected by the recall. The light purple with spring flowers-wrapped rectangular-shaped box contains an orange-striped band. In the center of the orange-striped band is a white rectangle with a picture of 5 chocolate pieces and the name "Fannie May", product type "Assorted Chocolates", and product description "rich dark & milk chocolates & pastels with an assortment of decadent fillings" in brown lettering on the band around the box. Also, the front-bottom of the orange-striped band states "NET WT. 14 OZ. (396g)". The back of the box has a full nutritional label which also states: "This product has been produced on equipment shared with peanuts, tree nuts, soybeans, milk, eggs and wheat".

The item is identified as SKU #75032 with the UPC number on the label of 0 52745 72804 6. Lot information on this product is 14058 or 14059.
Sold At:
Cases of the chocolates were available for sale beginning March 3 in specific retailers in seven (7) states: Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin and Arizona.
What To Do:
Dispose of the product. Information on the product recall can be found on the home page of the Company's website located at: www.fanniemay.com. Consumers with questions may contact a dedicated customer service representative at the Company by dialing 330-494-0833 Extension 193 or email customerservice@fanniemay.com.
For More Information:
fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm389402.htm