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Public Alert No. 023/2022 – Urgent: Torn & Glasser Recalls Sprouts Farmer Market Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries 12 Oz. Because of Undeclared Almond Allergen

April 1, 2022,

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control is notifying the public that Torn & Glasser of Pomona, CA is recalling 231 cases (2,772 units) of Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries due to an undeclared allergen. The Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries may also contain Dark Chocolate Almonds which are Tree Nuts (Almond) allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Details of the recalled Product

UPC Code Product Description Best before Case Lot No  Bag Lot No
646670 463426 Sprouts Farmers Market Dark

Chocolate Covered Cherries 12-12oz

07/24/2022 795935 3001 A

The Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries were sold at Sprouts Farmer Market stores in the following 6 states under the Sprouts Farmer Market brand beginning November 3rd, 2021: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries was mixed with Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds in the bag. Subsequent investigation indicates that some Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds were used for Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries by Production personnel.

Anyone who have suffererred allergic reaction from consuming this product batch, should seek immediate medical advice from a healthcare professional.

Cosummers are encouraged to report adverse effects,side effects related to the use of any regulated product to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks), via pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng or via the NAFDAC ADR e-Reporting platform available at www.nafdac.gov.ng

References

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/urgent-torn-glasser-recalls-sprouts-farmer-market-dark-chocolate

NAFDAC……..Customer-focused, Agency-minded!!!

Signed Management

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