How Sweet It Is Peanut Butter Products Allergy Alerts and Recalls
|Date:||January 28, 2012|
|What:||How Sweet It Is Peanut Butter Buckeye
How Sweet It Is Peanut Butter Smoothie
|Why:||Milk allergens not declared on the label|
|Scope:||Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia|
How Sweet It Is Fudge and Candy Company is recalling its 32 count packages of How Sweet It Is Peanut Butter Buckeye and How Sweet It Is Peanut Butter Smoothie because they contain undeclared milk allergens. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Both products are packaged in a 7" x 7" x 2" red, white and blue box with 32 cellophane wrapped pieces of candy per package. The product was distributed to wholesale distributors, service stations and convenience stores in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Virginia, and New York. Product UPC 69087100460, Lot # 3312011 through Lot # 0232012. Product would have been distributed from December 1, 2011 to January 23, 2012.
The recall was initiated on January 25, 2012 after a complaint from a consumer with a milk allergy was received after consuming a Peanut Butter Buckeye. How Sweet It Is Fudge and Candy Company corrected the label but we are advising consumers who purchased the Peanut Butter Buckeye and the Peanut Butter Smoothie the product does contain a milk ingredient.
How Sweet It Is Fudge and Candy Company corrected labels declaring milk ingredients and provided them to distributors and retailers to replace existing labels on the outer carton.
Consumers with a milk allergy should not consume this product and may return it to the point of purchase for a full return. If consumers have any questions or concerns they can contact How Sweet It Is Fudge and Candy Company at (517) 336-6070, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.