Allergy alert, recall of candy containing peanuts

Amport Foods candy sold at Albertson's, King Soope

Milk chocolate peanuts erroneously labeled as milk chocolate raisins were the subject of a recall this week. 

The Food and Drug Administration said the Amport Milk Chocolate Raisins, by Amport Foods of Minneapolis, Minn., was distributed to Albertsons, King Soopers, Farm Fresh/Supervalu, Hy-Vee and The Kroger Co. stores in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and West.

People who have an allergy or sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

No adverse reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.

The affected product is as follows: 12oz Clear Tub (UPC: 0 71725 71190 8), Lot Code: 078X344 Best By: 12-19-13

The lot number can be found printed on the bottom of the tub in black ink.

The label for this product also includes a statement "ALLERGY INFORMATION: THIS PRODUCT IS PRODUCED ON EQUIPMENT SHARED WITH PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS."

The recall relates only to a single lot of Amport Milk Chocolate Raisins. No other Amport products are affected.

Consumers who purchased affected product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 855-273-0466. Please mention "Milk Chocolate Raisin Recall".

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