Recalled Hot Chocolate Products May Contain Undeclared Peanut

Corim Industries voluntarily recalled several peanut butter hot chocolate products because they may contain undeclared peanuts. Consuming such products poses severe health risks to people who have allergies to peanuts.

The affected products are the following:

Recalled products

Recalled products were distributed between January 11, 2021, and November 30, 2022.

Only products with Best By dates between January 11, 2023, and January 11, 2025, are impacted. The Best By date is marked on the bottom of the carton.

The company urges consumers with a peanut allergy not to consume the affected products and dispose or return them to the place of their purchase for a full refund.

The company initiated the recall after discovering that a replacement flavoring ingredient from a different supplier may have trace levels of peanut that was not declared on the bulk label or finished product label to downstream partners.

However, testing conducted by Corim Industries indicated that the levels might be below the limit of detection.

Peanuts are a food allergen associated with anaphylaxis, a sudden and potentially deadly condition that requires immediate treatment.

Symptoms of a peanut allergy may include impaired breathing, swelling in the throat, a sudden drop in blood pressure, pale skin or blue lips, fainting, and dizziness.

Anaphylaxis should be treated immediately with epinephrine (adrenaline).

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