Fannie May Recalls Heart-Shaped Box of Chocolates Sold in the Midwest

Fannie May Chocolate box insideYour BBB has learned that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just issued a press release alerting consumers to a recall of chocolate candy by a well-known maker of chocolates.  Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc. is working in cooperation with the FDA on the voluntary recall of 12,000 units of its 4 ounce, red heart-shaped gift box of assorted chocolates because one of the chocolates contains peanuts. The label did not list peanuts as one of the ingredients. The box measures 5 ¼“by 5 ½” and contains 8 pieces of chocolates. The recalled products have the SKU #77202 with the UPC code number of 0 5274596000 2. The lot numbers involved are 13344, 13345, 13361, 14010, and 14014.

The chocolates were sold beginning January 10, 2014 in stores, grocery stores, and gift shops in Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri. According to the press release, “Retailers that sold the product include, but are not limited to, Walgreens, Hallmark Gift Shops, Jewel Grocers and other independent retailers.”

Fannie May has set up a dedicated customer service line at 1-330-494-0833 Ext. 193 to handle consumer questions about the recall or consumers can email the company at

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