Allergen Alert: First Source Issues Allergen Alert for Undeclared Milk in Several Dark Chocolate Products Sold in Wegmans Bulk Foods Department

ROCHESTER, NY, October 30, 2017 -

First Source of Tonawanda, NY is voluntarily recalling various packaged products, produced by GKI Foods LLC, and sold in the Bulk Foods department in Wegmans Food Markets, because the products contain undeclared milk.  People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.  (This is part of a larger recall, initiated by First Source, affecting multiple retailers.)

The recalled packaged items (sold in clear plastic tubs) are as follows:
Wegmans Food You Feel Good About (FYFGA) Dark Chocolate Almonds, 11.5 oz. UPC 07789027372
Wegmans FYFGA Dark Chocolate Almonds, 23 oz.  UPC 0778908200
Wegmans Dark Chocolate Strawberries, 13.5 oz. UPC 07789038187
Wegmans FYFGA Dark Chocolate Almonds w/Sea Salt & Turbinado Sugar, 12 oz. UPC 07789037539
Wegmans Premium Dark Chocolate Covered Cherry Infused Cranberries, 12 oz. UPC 07789033741

The recalled products sold by the pound in bulk food bins in the bulk foods department are as follows:
Dark Chocolate Peanuts   UPC 27953100000
Premium Dark Chocolate Almonds   UPC 27966600000
Dark Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans  UPC 27975800000

These products were sold in Wegmans stores located in NY, NJ, PA, VA, MD and MA.  Wegmans placed automated phone calls to customers, who purchased the packaged product using their Shoppers Club card, to alert them to the recall.

There have been no reported injuries or illnesses associated with this recall. 

Concerned customers should return the product to Wegmans for a full refund.  Customers who have consumed the product and feel they are experiencing symptoms should contact their physician. 

Wegmans’ customers who have questions or concerns about this recall should contact the consumer affairs department Monday through Friday 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. (EST) toll free at 1-855-934-3663.  

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 94-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 20 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2017.

Press Contact:
Jo Natale
Vice President of Media Relations
585-429-3627
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