ORLANDO, Fla. - A batch of candy sold at Universal Studios in Orlando could have deadly effects if consumed by someone with an allergy.
Rucker's Making Batch Candies, Inc., a company out of Bridgeport, IL, has issued a voluntary recall on The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium Dark Chocolate Coffee Beans candies due to an undeclared milk allergen.
People who have a severe allergy or sensitivity to milk allergens run the risk of serious or life threatening reactions if they consume this product.
Rucker's issued the recall after being notified by their supplier the products were distributed in packaging that didn't reveal of the presence of the allergen.
The product affected is a clear bag in a gold Toothsome Chocolate Emporium box with these UPC numbers: 400013041067, 400013041098 and 400013041098. Rucker's recall only affects packages with "best by" codes from 5/11/17 thru 10/19/18.
Although no illnesses have been reported at this time, the company is advising people to not consume this product.
If you've bought the candy and wish to receive a refund for unused portions, or if you have questions about the recall, contact Kelley Pfeifer at Rucker's Makin' Batch Candies, Inc.
She can be reached via phone at 618-945-7778 or 888- 622-2639. Her email is email@example.com.
She is available Tuesday-Thursay, 8:00 am 4:00 pm CST.