Vintage Chocolates Inc., in conjunction with the FDA, is recalling 4,455 soy milk chocolate bars because they may contain undeclared traces of milk. Anyone that is allergic or sensitive to milk and consumes this product could run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions.
The bar is presented in a beige cardboard package of 3.5 oz, depicting tree with a green band on top stating “43% Soy milk or 38% Soy milk”. On the back of the package one would find; the following information: UPC: 797148000398.
One injury was reported to the company which sparked an analysis of the formulation, and product analysis to determine the origin of the problem. The company has concluded from the investigation that the traces of milk in the product came from cross contamination issue during processing.
The one reported injury was from a child who received rashes after eating the soy chocolate bar. The product was distributed in 15 states and was available in retail stores as well as on the company’s website: echocolates.com
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