Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is recalling of a limited quantity of Atkins Chocolate Candies, 5 ct. sachets with UPC code 637480075558 – because it may contain sachets of Atkins Chocolate Peanut Candies. Although the inner sachets are properly marked as Chocolate Peanut Candies, there is a chance of consumer confusion.
Atkins Chocolate Candies 5 ct. sachets
Lot: A5118139439C BEST BEFORE DATE: April 28, 2016
Lot: A5119139439A, A5119139439B, A5119139439C BEST BEFORE DATE: April 29, 2016
Lot: A5120139439A BEST BEFORE DATE: April 30, 2016
The affected product is marked with one of the following lot numbers A5118139439C (with a “best before” date of April 28, 2016), A5119139439A, A5119139439B, A5119139439C (with a “best before” date of April 29, 2016) and A5120139439A (with a “best before” date of April 30, 2016). A small quantity of Atkins Chocolate Peanut Candy individual sachets has been inadvertently placed into outer cartons of Atkins Chocolate Candies – 5 ct. sachets.
Three consumers who purchased the mislabeled product alerted Atkins to the issue. To date, no illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported. Atkins has conducted 100 percent inspection of the remaining product on hand, and has found no instances of the mislabeling above.
Consumers who have purchased Atkins Chocolate Candies UPC code 637480075558 should look for the manufacturing lot code A5118139439C, A5119139439A, A5119139439B, A5119139439C and A5120139439A on the bottom of the carton. No other Atkins products are affected by this recall. The affected product was distributed to a limited number of retailers across the United States.
Consumers who purchased affected product can request a full refund by contacting Atkins Consumer Services directly at 1-800-628-5467 Monday through Friday from 7 am to 6 pm MST to receive a pre-paid envelope for product return.
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