Tagged With "Hershey"

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New Product Alert: Hershey’s New Chocolate Bar Will Contain Reese’s Pieces and Peanuts

KFA Food Alerts ·
The Hershey Company wants peanut-allergic consumers to be aware of a new product launch: a Hershey’s Milk Chocolate bar with Reese’s Pieces candy. The bar will be marketed in both a standard size and a king size version and will be on store shelves in December of 2018.
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Re: New Product Alert: Hershey’s New Chocolate Bar Will Contain Reese’s Pieces and Peanuts

Nutfreemama1 ·
be careful if the wrapper is ripped off half way- looks the same - be good if they put something on both sides since the 1.55oz is on the left. or if they made it 1,56 oz or something. that said very glad they are trying though to make it so different and they gave warning ! as opposed to mondelez nabisco chips ahoy
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Re: New Product Alert: Hershey’s New Chocolate Bar Will Contain Reese’s Pieces and Peanuts

Kathy P ·
Nutfreemama - I was at a Summit where a Hershey's rep talked about what they do to protect and inform the food allergy community with their labeling. That was where we learned about this new bar. That exact issue about the wrapper was raised, especially in light of the recent anaphylaxis fatality from the Chips Ahoy cookies with the label pulled back. The actual candy looks very different and you can see the colored pieces in the chocolate. But since it is the same size bar as the "safe"...
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Label Change Alert: Hershey's Holiday Item from Sam's Club Packaged on Shared Equipment With Peanut

KFA Food Alerts ·
[From The Hershey Company] The Hershey Company has heard from many peanut- and tree-nut-allergic consumers about how much they love our milk chocolate Hershey-ets. Knowing that, the Hershey Company would like to let those managing a peanut and/or tree nut allergy know that they may see a Holiday item at Sam’s Club this season that consists of four individual bags of Hershey-ets and two individual bags of Reese’s Pieces. Although all Hershey-ets continue to be manufactured on equipment that...
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