DETROIT (WWJ) – Take a close look at that pre-Easter candy. A popular chocolate maker has announced a voluntary recall.
Fannie May is recalling some of its rectangle box of spring-wrapped assorted chocolates because the box includes one piece of candy that contains peanuts, a known allergen, and that item was not stated on the ingredient label.
Some of the chocolates were available for sale beginning March 3 in seven states including Michigan.
Among the retailers selling the product are Walgreens, Hallmark Gift Shops, CVS and other independent retailers.
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 paper-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.
There have been no reported illnesses to date.
Fannie May is working in cooperation with the FDA and more information on the recall can be found on the home page of the Company’s website fanniemay.com. Consumers with questions may contact customer service at 330-494-0833 Extension 193, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST or email email@example.com.