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July 30, 2003

Eagle Distributors Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in "Viola-Filled Chocolates"

(SafetyAlerts) - Eagle Distributors Inc., 5632 North Northwest Highway, Chicago IL 60646 is recalling "Viola Filled Chocolates" because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled "Viola Filled Chocolates," packaged in 8 oz. clear plastic bags with UPC Code 7485432033, were sold nationwide. They are a product of Poland.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered through routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets food inspectors that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Consumers who have purchased "Viola Filled Chocolates" are urged to return them to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-773-775-5777.

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