November 12, 2013
Palmer Candy Company Voluntarily Recalls Hy–Vee Chocolate Caramel Clusters and Hy–Vee Chocolate Covered Caramels Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen Contact
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information that Palmer Candy Company of Sioux City, Iowa, is recalling 102 cases of Hy–Vee Chocolate Caramel Clusters and 90 cases of Hy–Vee Chocolate Covered Caramels because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled product was distributed throughout the Midwest to Hy–Vee Stores. The recalled products can be identified by the following:
- Hy–Vee Chocolate Caramel Clusters - UPC 7723212515 9-ounce plastic tub with the following lot code: Sell By: 04/07/14 F30202, located on the bottom of each tub.
- Hy–Vee Chocolate Covered Caramels - UPC 7723212520 12-ounce plastic tub with the following lot code: Sell By: 10/07/14 F30202, located on the bottom of each tub.
No illnesses have been reported in connection with either of the products being recalled.
The full recall can be found at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm374401.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.