July 31, 2003
Everlasting Distributors, Inc. Issues
Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Curly Tops
Everlasting Distributors, Inc., 15 Pulaski Street, Bayonne, NJ 07002 is
recalling 4 oz. boxes of Ricoa Curly Tops Milk Chocolate 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
The recalled Ricoa Curly Tops are packaged in a cardboard box with UPC#
480004021116. Curly Tops were sold in New Jersey and New York.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department
of Agriculture and Markets food inspectors revealed that the
peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal
the presence of peanuts on the labels.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
Consumers who are allergic to peanuts and have purchased 4 oz. packages of
Ricoa Curly Tops Milk Chocolate are urged to return them to the place of
purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-888-783-8080.