Valentine’s Day chocolate sold at Target recalled
A brand of Valentine’s Day chocolates has been recalled because of an undeclared tree nut, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a release.
Silvestri Sweets Inc. issued a voluntary recall for its Favorite Day branded Valentine’s Milk Chocolate with Nonpareils after reporting a possible undeclared pecan allergen in the treats. The candies were distributed at Target stores nationwide.
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According to the FDA, individuals with allergies to tree nuts, including chestnuts, brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts, and cashews are at risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat the product.
To date, the FDA says there are no reported illnesses related to the candies.
Silvestri Sweets Inc. issued a voluntary recall for its Favorite Day branded Valentine’s Milk Chocolate with Nonpareils because of a reported undeclared pecan allergen. (Photo courtesy of the FDA)
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The chocolates are packaged in 8 oz. Favorite Day branded stand up pouch bags with lot # 33822 with a best by date of Dec. 7, 2023, printed on the back of the bag under the barcode.
Customers who bought the candies should contact Target guest relations at 1-800-440-0680 for a full refund. Additionally, anyone with questions can call Silvestri Sweets at 1-630-232-2500 - M-F 8:30 am-4:30 pm CST.
This story was reported from Washington, D.C.