News Releases

March 18, 2014

Fannie May Recalls 19 Boxes of 14.0 Oz. Spring Wrapped Assorted Chocolate Box Due to Undeclared Peanuts

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Fannie May 14.0 oz., rectangle box of spring wrapped assorted chocolates because the box includes one piece of candy that contains peanuts, a known allergen. The food ingredient label on the box did not state that the product contained peanuts.

The product being recalled is a 14.0 oz., rectangular gift box measuring 9 1/2" by 7" in size that contains 24 pieces of assorted chocolates including one caramel/peanut candy. 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.  Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. determined that the 19 boxes of chocolates were available for sale beginning March 3 in specific retailers in seven (7) states: Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin and Arizona. Retailers that sold the product include, but are not limited to, Walgreens, Hallmark Gift Shops, CVS and other independent retailers.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm389402.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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