DSD Merchandisers, Inc. of Livermore, CA is recalling 252 individual 9 oz. Deli tubs of Dark Chocolate Malt Balls because it may contain undeclared Peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Dark Chocolate Malt Balls 9oz. was distributed in Northern and Central California and Hawaii through purchases at grocery stores.
Dark Chocolate Malt Balls 9oz. is sold in plastic deli style tubs. Label states Distributed by DSD Merchandisers, Inc. UPC 651433701790 with a "Best Before" date of 3/1/2022. This is the only date code in question.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing Peanuts (peanut Butter) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of Peanut. The problem was discovered when one customer reported purchasing Dark Chocolate Malt Balls found Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Malt Balls inside. Investigation is ongoing as to how the incident occurred.
Consumers who have purchased Dark Chocolate Malt Balls are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-925-449-2044.