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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 
   

Food Safety Alert

April 07, 2016

Jola Szubielski 518-457-0752
Dave Bullard 315-487-7711 x 1377

Country Favor Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in “Best Taste Keo Me Den Candy”

Country Favor Inc. of Maspeth, NY, is recalling its 120g packages of “Best Taste Keo Me Den Candy” food treats because they contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled “Best Taste Keo Me Den Candy” was distributed nationwide in retail stores. The product comes in a 120g clear and green plastic bag with an expiration date of 2017-12 stamped at the bottom.

No Illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel which revealed the presence of peanuts in packages of Best Taste Keo Me Den Candy that did not declare its presence.

Consumers who have purchased 120g packages of “Best Taste Keo Me Den Candy” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-418-9400.

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