Abdallah Candies Announces the Voluntary Recall of Holiday Caramel Bites

Peanuts found in Holiday Caramel Bites prompt recall due to potential allergy risk

/ Author:  / Reviewed by: Joseph V. Madia, MD Beth Bolt, RPh

Abdallah Candies of Burnsville, MN is taking precautionary measures and voluntarily recalling red and silver foil wrapped Holiday Caramel Bites.

One customer has reported finding a peanut butter bite, wrapped in red foil, in a bag of holiday caramel bites.The date code on the bag was EK-08.

Peanut butter bites contain peanuts as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

We believe the incident is from that code only but with an abundance of caution are recalling all the following date codes: EJ29 - EJ31and EK01- EK18. The date code can be found on the bottom left hand corner of the white label on the bottom of the cellophane bag.

This food product was distributed since Nov. 1, 2014 nationwide at gift shops and other retail locations. The product label has the SKU number 6668407116 and is sold in boxes of 6 cellophane bags with 4 red and 4 silver foil wrapped bites in each bag. The company has made the deliberate decision to recall this product to ensure the safety of their customers. The company has not been notified of any illness associated with this product.

Consumers who have purchased this product can call Abdallah Candies with their concerns. Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30 pm central time at 952-890-4770 or 800-348-7328.

No other products from this company are affected.

Review Date: 
December 8, 2014
Last Updated:
December 9, 2014