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Mars Chocolate Issues Voluntary Recall Related to Undeclared Peanut, Wheat, and Egg Ingredients

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) advises consumers that Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its Dove Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes (24 oz. bag) today.

Approximately 6,700 cases of this item may contain some Snickers, Milky Way, and Twix pieces that contain peanuts, wheat and/or eggs. However, these ingredients are not listed on the outer package ingredient label. Although no adverse responses have been reported to date, people who have allergies to these ingredients run the risk of serious reactions if they consume these products.

Item Number: 10139802 - UPC# 400050521 Lot Codes: 537CG4PA30, 537DG4PA30, 538AG4PA30, 538AM4PA30, 541AG4PA20, 542EM4PA20

This item is a purple 24 oz. bag clearly marked with Dove Chocolate Assortment Snowflakes branding on the front of packaging. The code dates and UPC code are located on the back of the packaging on the lower right side.

This item was sold at retail food stores in Rhode Island between September 19, 2015 and December 1, 2015. It was also sold in: AZ, GA, MA, MS, OH, VA, CA, IA, MD, NH, OK, VT, CO, IL, ME, NJ, OR, WA, CT, IN, MI, NM, PA, WI, DE, KS, MN, NV, WY, FL, KY, MO, NY, and TX.

Mars Chocolate is working with the impacted retailer to ensure that the recalled product is removed from sale. In the event that consumers believe they have purchased this item and have allergy concerns, they should return this product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund. Consumers with questions or concerns may call 1-800-551-0907.

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