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Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of specific dark chocolate products packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe for consumption by those who do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk.

The products were distributed to retail stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Products were distributed under the Weis and All Natural brand names or as generic product without branding.
The affected products can be identified by:
Brand Product Lipari Product # Pack/Size Lot Code or Best By Date UPC ALL NATURAL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE CRANBERRIES 452692 12/8 oz. February 2017 – October 94776128198
ALL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS 452760 12/8 oz. February 2017 – October 94776128235
ALL NATURAL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS 523089 12/7 oz. February 2017 – October 94776139002
ALL NATURAL NATURAL DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS 523157 12/11 oz. February 2017 – October 94776138975
GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE COFFEE BEANS 477308 12/12 oz. February 2017 – October 94776131761
GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE RAISINS 191310 12/15 oz. February 2017 – October 94776105410
GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS 570910 12/12 oz. February 2017 – October 94776142132
GENERIC DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK 538814 12/8 oz. February 2017 – October 94776141722
WEIS DARK CHOCOLATE ALMONDS 668251 12/12 oz. February 2017 – October 41497132577
WEIS DARK CHOCOLATE ALMOND BARK 866182 12/8 oz. February 2017 – October 41497133253
There are no reported illnesses in connection with these products to date.

Consumers who have purchased this recalled product should not consume it. They should return it to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions should call Customer Service at 800-729-3354 , 8:15 am – 4:30 pm, EST, Monday through Friday.


RECALL NOTICE: Dark Chocolate Almonds


21st Century Snack Foods, of Ronkonkoma NY 11779, is voluntarily issuing the following recall: Dark Chocolate Almonds: Packaged in a 6 oz peg / stand up bag. UPC# 030603 228549. Affected Lot #’s are 16100 thru 17300. The product brand is 21st Century Snack Foods. The product is packaged in a plastic hanging / stand-up bag.

These products may contain an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk allergen run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

No Illnesses have been reported to date.

This product may have been distributed to the following states, and they reached consumers through retail stores: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WI, WY.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered, that the Dark Chocolate Almonds containing the milk allergen were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the milk allergen.

Consumers with questions, may also contact the company at 631-588-8000 and ask to speak with the recall coordinator, Michael Bell. Hours of operation are 9:30 am – 3:30 pm.

This product was manufactured by GKI Foods of Brighton, Michigan and packaged and distributed under the 21st Century Snack Foods Brand.


RECALL NOTICE: Waterfront Bistro Tartar Sauce


Silver Spring is voluntarily recalling Waterfront Bistro Tartar Sauce because there is a chance an incorrect back label was attached to the product, which does not correctly identify ingredients that could pose an allergen risk; specifically egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled product has a Best By date of JUL 31 18 S3551 or AUG 28 18 S3351 and an incorrect UPC barcode: 21130 12242 (Hot Cocktail Sauce). No other Silver Spring or Waterfront Bistro products are affected by the recall. Silver Spring s taking the extra precautionary measure of issuing this recall so that consumers who may have purchased the product are properly made aware.

The recalled product is retailed under the Brand name Waterfront Bistro Tartar Sauce and is distributed at Albertsons, Amigos, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Market Street, Pak N Save, Pavilions, Randall’s, Safeway, Shaw's, Star Market, Tom Thumb, United Supermarkets, & Vons stores in the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wyoming.

No illnesses or consumer complaints have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after production checks at the manufacturing facility found the incorrect back label for Hot Cocktail Sauce instead of Tartar Sauce. The manufacturing lot of labels from the supplier was also utilized in the production dates/lot codes of BEST BY: JUL3118 S3351 and BEST BY: AUG2818 S3351. The defect identified was caused by a temporary breakdown in our label supplier’s production and quality control processes.

Consumers who have the recalled product in their possession and are allergic to egg should not consume the item. The product can be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact Silver Spring Foods at 1-800-826-7322.


Agency Ordering Update


The Food Bank of Lincoln is now receiving orders created this week. If you do not receive a message that your order went through please contact Mary via email or phone to confirm your order status.
Thank you for your patience in this matter.


The refrigerator is gone... thanks!



Are you in need of a refrigerator?


There is a "regular" size refrigerator/freezer available for donation. It's almost 32 inches wide and 69 inches tall. Freezer/cooler side by side, includes ice maker. It's located in Lincoln, and your organization will need to pick it up.

Please contact Mariana at mschell@lincolnfoodbank.org if you are interested. First come, first serve.



Agency Shopper will be turned off...


The Food Bank is still not connected to the Cloud. This means we are not receiving orders you send. If you do not receive a message that your order was received please notify us by emailing Mary.

Agency Express shopping will be turned off today by 3PM Central time to move Agency Express Production databases into the Cloud.

The Technical Solution Manager hopes to complete work on replicating the Agency Express Production data by Saturday, August 5th at approximately 5PM Central time.

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