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Ethereal Confections Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Amounts Of Milk In Chocolates

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For Immediate Release

October 21, 2015




Ethereal Confections
(815) 687-0320


Firm Press Release

Ethereal Confections of Woodstock, IL is recalling all Inclusion Bars & Mendiants with expiration dates of 10/22/2015 through 04/15/2016 and all Meltaway Bars & Meltaways with expiration dates of 10/22/2015 through 01/15/2016, because they may contain undeclared amounts of milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or lifethreatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.


Product was distributed by Ethereal Confections to retail stores throughout the United States, sold at Ethereal Confections in Woodstock, IL, and sold online at Product was distributed from 4/22/2015 through 10/15/2015.


Here is a complete list of the affected products and their respective UPCs:


SKUUPCDescriptionExp Start DateExp End Date
CB1021857234003006Inclusion Bar - Macadamia Nuts + Raspberries + Kaffir Lime10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1022857234003013Inclusion Bar - Pistachios + Cranberries + Sea Salt10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1023857234003020Inclusion Bar - Candied Ginger + Candied Orange Peel + Coriander10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1024857234003051Inclusion Bar - Strawberries + Rose Petals + Pink Peppercorns10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1025857234003037Inclusion Bar - Blueberries+ Cherries + Blackberries10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1026857234003068Inclusion Bar - Cherries + Cocoa Nibs + Cayenne10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1027857234003310Inclusion Bar - Strawberries + Mangoes + Chiles10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1028857234003327Inclusion Bar - Espresso + Cherries + Hazelnuts10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1029857234003358Inclusion Bar - Scorpion Pepper + Bourbon + Smoked Sea Salt + Caramel Pecans10/21/20154/15/2016
CB1030857234003334Inclusion Bar - Cocao Nibs + Caramel Almonds + Sea Salt10/21/20154/15/2016
MB1021857234003280Meltaway Bar - Black Cherry Lemonade10/21/20151/15/2016
MB1022857234003280Meltaway Bar - Black Cherry Lemonade10/21/20151/15/2016
MB1023857234003273Meltaway Bar - Blood Orange & Vanilla Bean10/21/20151/15/2016
MB1024857234003303Meltaway Bar - French Vanilla & Salted Almond10/21/20151/15/2016
MDOACH857234003266Mendiant - Orange, Apricot & Carmelized Hazelnut10/21/20154/15/2016
MDPRC857234003259Mendiant - Pistachio, Rose Petal & Candied Ginger10/21/20154/15/2016
ML1031857234003112Meltaways - ­ 3 Piece Peppermint Meltaways10/21/20151/15/2016
ML1032857234003136Meltaways - 3 Piece Vanilla Sea Salt Meltaways10/21/20151/15/2016
ML1033857234003105Meltaways - 3 Piece Blood Orange Meltaways10/21/20151/15/2016
ML1034857234003082Meltaways - Piece Tahitian Vanilla Lemon Meltaways10/21/20151/15/2016
ML1035857234003129Meltaways - Piece Meltaways Assorted10/21/20151/15/2016


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


The recall was initiated due to FDA testing that found the presence of milk. The product, labeled as "dairy free", contains levels of milk protein that can elicit lifethreatening reactions in milk-allergic individuals.


Consumers and wholesale customers who have purchased product from Ethereal Confections meeting the above criteria are urged to contact Ethereal Confections at 8156870320 or email


Please contact Ethereal Confections 7 days a week between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm, Central Time Zone.



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