Hu Product Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Tree Nuts in Vanilla Crunch Dark Chocolate Bar in U.S. - 5/19/23

Company Announcement Date: May 18, 2023
FDA Publish Date: May 18, 2023
Product Type: Food & Beverages / Snack Food Item / Allergens
Reason for Announcement: Undeclared tree nuts (hazelnut, cashew, and almond)
Company Name: Hu Products
Brand Name: Hu
Product Description: Vanilla Crunch Dark Chocolate Bar

Austin, Texas – Hu Products announced a voluntary recall in the U.S. of a single production lot of Vanilla Crunch Dark Chocolate Bar product (2.1-oz. bar) because some packages may contain undeclared hazelnut, cashew, and/or almond that were inadvertently added to the product during manufacturing. People who are sensitive or have allergies to hazelnut, cashew, and/or almond could be at risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

This recall is limited to one lot code (L2343C) of the Hu Vanilla Crunch Dark Chocolate Bar (2.1-oz. bar), which was sold nationwide in retail stores and online. No other Hu products are affected by this recall. Item UPC is 850180006206 and the Best By Date is Dec. 9, 2024.

There have been no adverse events reported to Hu Products to date in connection with this product to date.

Consumers who are sensitive or have allergies to hazelnut, cashew, and/or almond should not eat this product and should discard any product they may have. Consumers should contact the company at 1-855-535-5948 to get more information about the recall. The information line is open 24 hours a day, and Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM Central Time.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


*We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office
*We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
*ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
*For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.

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