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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 11, 2013 - Palmer Candy Company of Sioux City, IA is recalling 102 cases of Hy-Vee Chocolate Caramel Clusters and 90 cases Hy-Vee Chocolate Covered Caramels because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled product was distributed throughout the Midwest to Hy-Vee Stores.

The recalled products can be identified by the following:

  • Hy-Vee Chocolate Caramel Clusters – UPC 7723212515 9 oz plastic tub with the following lot code: Sell By: 04/07/14 F30202 located on the bottom of each tub.
  • Hy-Vee Chocolate Covered Caramels – UPC 7723212520 12 oz plastic tub with the following lot code: Sell By: 10/07/14 F30202 located on the bottom of each tub.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with either of the products being recalled.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the Hy-Vee Chocolate Caramel Clusters were mispackaged in Hy-Vee Chocolate Covered Caramel labels. The Hy-Vee Chocolate Covered Caramel label does not list peanuts as an ingredient.

Consumers who have purchased Hy-Vee Chocolate Caramel Clusters or Hy-Vee Chocolate Covered Caramels are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Palmer Candy Company (800) 831-0828, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

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