July 25, 2013

Ferrara Candy Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts and Tree Nuts in Brach's Malted Milk Balls

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of 6 pound packages of bulk Brach's Malted Milk Balls because they may contain undeclared tree nuts (i.e., Brazil nuts) and peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts and peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled 6 pound packages of Malted Milk Balls were distributed nationwide to retail stores. The product comes in a 6 pound, clear plastic package packed in a box marked with lot #20130418 on the side and with an expiration date of 04/17/14 stamped on the side.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm362253.htm?source=govdelivery.