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January 24, 2014

Araya Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts, Wheat, Milk and Soy in Their Chocolate Bars, Marshmallows, Dry Fruits and Chocolate Gift Boxes

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Araya Inc. marshmallows, chocolate gourmet bars, dry fruits covered in chocolate and assorted chocolate gift boxes because they may contain traces of allergens not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat, tree nuts, soy and milk protein run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The marshmallows, chocolate gourmet bars, dry fruits covered in chocolate and chocolate gift boxes were distributed nationwide directly to customers via FedEx from internet sales and in the state of Texas through the following retailers: Central Market - Houston, Central Market - North Lamar, Central Market -Preston, Central Market - Westgate, Heb - Fry Rd, Heb #99 Louetta, Hotel Mokara.

All products within "best buy" date are being recalled. Specific information on how the product can be identified:

Product Name

UPC Code

Potential Undeclared Allergen

GOURMET BAR - BACON

729440332044

Wheat

GOURMET BAR - CAYENNE PEPPER

729440332006

GOURMET BAR - CRISPY ORANGE

729440332051

GOURMET BAR - CURRY

729440332037

MARSHMALLOW - CHOCOLATE

760921366004

Milk Protein, Soy, Wheat

MARSHMALLOW - COCONUT

760921366011

MARSHMALLOW - COOKIES AND CREAM

760921366066

MARSHMALLOW - GINGERBREAD

760921366003

MARSHMALLOW - PEPPERMINT

760921366097

MARSHMALLOW - RED VELVET

760921366073

MARSHMALLOW - VANILLA

760921366028

GOURMET BAR - MENDIANT - DARK

729440332075

Tree Nuts and Wheat Soy and Milk are listed as ingredients but are not identified as allergens

GOURMET BAR - MENDIANT - MILK

729440332082

DRY FRUIT - ORANGE PEEL

729440332105

Tree Nuts, Wheat

DRY FRUIT - MANGO CAYENNE

729440332136

DRY FRUIT - PEARS

729440332112

CHOCOLATE GIFT BOX - SC 6 OREOS

729440332167

Wheat Outside Label declares Soy and Milk as ingredients but does not identify them as allergens Inside Label (menu) declares all allergens listed except wheat

CHOCOLATE GIFT BOX - SC SMALL 12 CHOCOLATE

729440332488

CHOCOLATE GIFT BOX - SC SMALL 6 CHOCOLATE

729440332235

CHOCOLATE - S'MORES

729440332402

Wheat

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm382939.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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