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Allergen Alert: Peanuts in Caramel Cob

Kathy Kaye Foods is recalling certain Classic Caramel Cob Junior because it may contain peanuts, an allergen not included on the label. 

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No adverse reactions have been reported.

Routine sampling and analysis by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets revealed the presence of peanut allergen at 34 parts per million in packages of Classic Caramel Cob Junior with a best-by date of Dec. 23, 2011.

People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products that contain peanuts.

The recalled Classic Caramel Cob Junior were sold in 2.50 oz. cello packages with the UPC number 896324001041 and a best-by date of Dec. 23, 2011.

They were sold between June and December 2011, primarily through Christmas Tree Shops in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont and Virginia, and through Gem State Distributors in Utah and Idaho.

The recalled Classic Caramel Cob Junior may be returned to the place of purchase. For more information contact the company, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT, at 1-877-563-0204.

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