- Created on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 20:59
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, today warned consumers with certain allergies not to eat nine varieties of Nunes Farms products due to undeclared milk or soy allergens:
- Spicy Cocktail Almonds; 1.5 oz., 5 oz., 8 oz., 10 oz.
- Maui Onion Almonds California Crunchies; 5 oz. and 10 oz.
- Tangy Tomato BBQ Almonds California Crunchies; 1.5 oz., 5.0 oz., 10 oz.
- Crunchie Munchies Barbeque; .5 oz. and 6.0 oz.
- Crunchie Munchies Fiesta Crunch; 2.5 oz. and 6.0 oz.
- Chocolate Dipped Caramel Chews; 2.5 oz.
- Mixed Caramel Chews; 3 oz. and 6.5 oz.
- Almond Caramel Chews; 6.5 oz.
- English Toffee; 8 oz.
Product labels may be viewed on the CDPH website.
Nunes Farms has issued a recall notice and is notifying consumers not to eat the products if they have allergy sensitivities. Consumers that have the recalled products should return them to the place of purchase. The recall was initiated after CDPH identified the labeling omission during a routine inspection of the facility. These products were distributed nationwide. No illnesses have been reported at this time.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or soy run the risk of a life-threatening allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, that requires immediate medical attention should they consume these products. Consumers who have experienced allergic reaction after consuming any of these products should contact their health care provider. Anyone observing the products being offered for sale is encouraged to call CDPH toll free complaint line at (800) 495-3232.