Fannie May Issues A Voluntary Recall Of 19 Boxes Of 14.0 oz. Spring Wrapped Assorted Chocolate Box Due To Undeclared Peanuts

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Fannie May Confections
Brands, Inc. (“Fannie May”) is recalling 19 units of its 14.0 oz., rectangle box
of spring wrapped assorted chocolates because the box includes one piece of
candy that contains peanuts, a known allergen, and the food ingredient label on
the box did not state that the product contained peanuts. Fannie May decided to
recall the products after this was discovered during an internal review of
product.

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Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of
serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they come in contact with or
consume this product.

The product being recalled is a 14.0 oz., rectangular gift box measuring 9 1/2″
by 7″ in size that contains 24 pieces of assorted chocolates including one
caramel/peanut candy. The light purple with spring flowers-wrapped
rectangular-shaped box contains an orange-striped band. In the center of the
orange-striped band is a white rectangle with a picture of 5 chocolate pieces
and the name “Fannie May”, product type “Assorted Chocolates”, and product
description “rich dark & milk chocolates & pastels with an assortment of
decadent fillings” in brown lettering on the band around the box. Also, the
front-bottom of the orange-striped band states “NET WT. 14 OZ. (396g)”. The back
of the box has a full nutritional label which also states: “This product has
been produced on equipment shared with peanuts, tree nuts, soybeans, milk, eggs
and wheat”.

The item is identified as SKU #75032 with the UPC number on the label of 0 52745
72804 6. Lot information on this product is 14058 or 14059.

The box of candy looks like this:

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Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. determined that the 19 boxes of chocolates
were available for sale beginning March 3 in specific retailers in seven (7)
states: Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin and Arizona.
Retailers that sold the product include, but are not limited to, Walgreens,
Hallmark Gift Shops, CVS and other independent retailers.

To date there has been no incidences, nor have there been any reported
illnesses.

This voluntary recall does not affect any other products from Fannie May
Chocolates.

Consumers that have purchased the Fannie May 14.0 oz. rectangular spring box of
assorted chocolates are urged to dispose of the product.

Fannie May is working in cooperation with the FDA. Information on the product
recall can be found on the home page of the Company’s website located at:
www.fanniemay.com. Consumers with questions may contact a dedicated customer
service representative at the Company by dialing 330-494-0833 Extension 193,
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT or email
customerservice@fanniemay.com.

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SOURCE Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc.

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