That’s It Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Proteins in Dark Chocolate Truffles (Various Flavors) - 8/15/22
Company Announcement Date:
August 05, 2022
FDA Publish Date:
August 05, 2022
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
That’s it Nutrition, LLC
Dark Chocolate Truffles
LOS ANGELES, CA: August 5, 2022) That’s it Nutrition, LLC of Los Angeles, Calif., is issuing a voluntary recall of its 3.5, 5.0, 16.0 ounce and 12-count packages of Dark Chocolate Truffles because they may contain trace amounts of milk proteins. Truffle flavors include: Fig, Date, Banana, Raisin, and Fig with Sea Salt. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
No serious reactions or illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The product comes in 3.5, 5.0, 16.0-ounce stand up pouches marked with a lot/expiration date ranging from March 23, 2023 – July 8, 2024, stamped on the back top portion of the pouch. The 12-count package comes in a small, rectangular box with the lot number and expiration date on side of the box. The recalled Dark Chocolate Truffles were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through online retailers. This recall is limited exclusively to the products and Expiration dates listed. No other products are affected by this recall.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product contained trace amounts of milk proteins and was distributed in packaging that did not disclose the potential presence of milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by cross contamination on shared lines with milk chocolate by the chocolate supplier. All That’s it. Dark Chocolate Truffle product produced as of August 1, 2022 has been lab verified and validated by the manufacturer and an independent third-party as being free from all milk proteins.
Consumers who have purchased That’s it. Dark Chocolate Truffle products of the indicated flavors with expiration dates from March 23, 2023 – July 8, 2024 are encouraged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact That’s it at 1-888-862-5235 Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm PST.
* 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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