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November 18, 2009: Nassau Candy Issues Recall Due to Undeclared Allergen

Nassau Candy has announced a recall and it is posted on the FDA website as follows.

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Nassau Candy Distributors of Hicksville, New York, is voluntarily recalling possibly unlabeled pegable snack tubs because they contain the following undeclared allergens; Tree Nuts {Almonds}, Soy and Milk and may contain the following undeclared allergens Peanuts, other Tree Nuts {brazil nuts, walnuts, filberts, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios, macadamia nuts,  cashews and coconut}.  People who have an allergy to any of these specific types of allergens run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Tasty Dish Snack Tubs weredistributed and sold nationwide to Bed Bath & Beyond retail stores.

The products come in clear plastic packages that have a triangular front label identifying the Brand: Tasty Dish, the Product Name: Chocolate Almonds, Chocolate Raisins, or Sour Neon Worms and the Net Weight: Chocolate Almonds are 9.75 oz. (276g), Chocolate Raisins are 11oz. (311), and Sour Neon Worms are 9.5 oz. (269g) and they all have a 4” clear film safety shrink band on them.  Sku numbers and UPC numbers listed below.

 

ITEM DESCRIPTION

SKU UPC
TUB MLK ALMND 9.75Z 16915300 444444564610
TUB SOUR WORMS 9.5Z 16915289 444444564603
TUB MLK RAISN 11Z 16915335 444444564627

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem

This voluntary recall was initiated after receiving a report that a small percentage of the tubs in the retail locations were missing the back label.  All of the retails stores have been inspected and any tubs that are missing the back labels have been removed from the shelves.  Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the packaging process. The labeling machine that applied the back label which contains the ingredient statement, nutritional information and allergen listing experienced a mechanical malfunction that went undetected by the operator.

To learn more about allergens, please see Food Allergies.

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