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The following dairy allergy alert is from the FDA on October 29, 2014 with additional informationfrom the OU on November 12, 2014.

BBM Chocolate Distributors, Ltd., Brooklyn, NY has recalled three (3) Alprose Dark Chocolate products due to the presence of undeclared milk allergen.

  • SWISS CHOCOLATE CHOCOLAT ALPROSE 52% CACAO PREMIUM DARK CHOCOLATE, within stand-up maroon colored gift box. NET WT 3.5 oz (100g). Packed as a carton containing 6 boxes x 20 units. UPC 689423025038. Product of Swtizerland.
  • Alprose Swiss Chocolate Dark Chocolate within a gold colored pillow gift box. NET WT 3.5 oz (100g). Packed as a carton with 6 boxes x 20 units. UPC 689423027308. Product of Switzerland.
  • CHOCOLAT Alprose NAPOLITAINS SWITZERLAND, NET WT. 1 Kg (35 oz). Product packed as the following: 1) bulk in clear plastic bags, 230 pieces with gold, black and white labeling, each carton contains 6 x 1 Kg bags, 2) 100g packages (3.5oz/~24 pieces. UPC 712963000354. Produced in Switzerland for: GROSS & COMPANY INTERNATIONAL, LONDON UK.
These products were distibuted to CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MI, MD, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, ON, OR, PA, TN, TX, WA, WI, and Canada.

From the OU: The status of these products is 100% Parev. The products are produced under full time supervision.
The reason of the recall is because of mislabeling. There is no warning of "made in a factory that uses milk". By the last production all this has been updated and corrected. All problems are from old stock.

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