FDA: Some Chocolate Sold in New York Could Be Fatal, Do Not Eat
The FDA is warning New Yorkers some chocolate sold in the state could be fatal or cause you to get sick.
Ferrero U.S.A., Inc. of Parsippany, New Jersey is voluntarily recalling its Kinder Happy Moments Chocolate Assortment and Kinder Mix Chocolate Treats basket, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium, according to the FDA.
The voluntary recall is for these products that are sold throughout the U.S.:
Photos of the products and more information is below:
More Chocolate Sold in New York Recalled
Another company also issued a recall for chocolate.
Tova Industries is voluntarily recalling Carbquik Mug Cake Double Chocolate Chunk OU-Dairy (Water and Butter Prep) because it contains undeclared milk.
"People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products," the FDA warns.
About 1,700 retail packs of Carbquik Mug Cake Double Chocolate Chunk was distributed via an online retailer and was distributed nationwide to consumers through a mailing service, officials say.
The product is sold in stand-up pouches with 6 individually packaged servings in each pouch. UPC listed on the product is 11283149263.
"During an allergen review, our company found that the Chocolate Chips contained in the product had a small percentage (<1%) of a milk allergen, it was determined that the packaging was missing the required Milk Allergen warning, and all product was immediately removed from circulation on February 23, 2022. There is no health risk associated with this product for person who do not have a milk allergy," Tova Industries stated, according to the FDA.
No illness has been reported from either recall, according to the FDA.