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WASHINGTON – Packages of dark chocolate truffles sold nationwide are being recalled because they may contain traces of milk protein.
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In a press release on Friday, the US Food & Drug Administration said a voluntary recall had been issued by That’s it Nutrition LLC of Los Angeles. The recall affects 3 1/2, 5 and 16 ounce packages and 12-pack dark chocolate truffles.
Truffle flavors include fig, date, banana, raisin and fig with sea salt, the FDA said. The presence of milk proteins was not mentioned on the product packaging.
According to the agency, people who are allergic or very sensitive to milk are at risk of having a serious or even fatal reaction if they consume the products.
No serious reactions or illnesses have been reported to date, the FDA said in its statement.
The product, which is distributed in stand-up pouches and 12-unit packages, has batch/expiration dates ranging from March 23, 2023 to July 8, 2024. No other products are affected by this recall, according to the FDA.
The dark chocolate truffles were distributed nationwide through retail stores and online sites.
Consumers are requested to return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact That’s It Nutrition at 888-862-5235, Monday through Friday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT.
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