On June 17, the FDA announced that Domego NY International Co Ltd of Brooklyn, NY issued an allergy alert on undeclared peanuts and milk in their Gong Xifacai gift chocolates. Consumers who have allergies to peanuts and/or milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled products was sold in New York City and is a product of China.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered through routing sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of peanuts and milk in packages of the chocolates. These ingredients were undeclared on the label.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product.