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Recall: Limited quantity of Atkins Chocolate Candies

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  • 82d AMDS Public Health Flight
Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Atkins Chocolate Candies, 5 ct. sachets with UPC code 637480075558 - because it may contain sachets of Atkins Chocolate Peanut Candies. Although the inner sachets are properly marked as Chocolate Peanut Candies, there is a chance of consumer confusion. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanut products may run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected product is marked with one of the following lot numbers A5118139439C (with a "best before" date of April 28, 2016) A5119139439A, A5119139439B, A5119139439C (with a "best before" date of April 29, 2016) and A5120139439A (with a "best before" date of April 30, 2016). A small quantity of Atkins Chocolate Peanut Candy individual sachets has been inadvertently placed into outer cartons of Atkins Chocolate Candies - 5 ct. sachets.

Public Health confirmed that Sheppard AFB facilities DO NOT carry these products for sale and no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.

Consumers who have any of the products identified in the chart above are urged to dispose them or return them to the store where they were purchased for an exchange or full refund.  Consumers may also call Atkins Nutritional Inc. at 1-800-628-5467. For any further questions please contact Sheppard AFB Public Health flight at 940-676-1874/3052.