Recall: Chukar Cherries from Prosser may contain undeclared milk

ammaretto cherries packaging
Amaretto Rainier Chocolate Cherries package front. Source: US Food and Drug Administration

Chukar Cherries, of Prosser, Washington, is recalling 7.5oz Amaretto Rainier Chocolate Cherries because they may contain 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 this product.

The 7.5oz amaretto rainier chocolate cherries were distributed through retail stores in AK, AZ, CA, CO, MD, ME, MT, OR, UT, WA and WY. The product is sold in plastic pouches with a universal product code (UPC) of 0 11261 22307 7 and a “Best By” date of 09/2019. Both identifiers can be found on the back side of the package.

1 allergic reaction has been reported to date. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that Amaretto Rainier Chocolate Cherries containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.

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Consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk should not consume product included in the recall. Consumers who have questions or have purchased pouches with the lot code above may contact Chukar Cherries at 1-509-786-2055 from 8am to 5pm PDT.

Amaretto Rainier Chocolate Cherries package back. Source: US Food and Drug Administration

 

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