Jelly bean recall: Jelly Belly says its labels left off an ingredient people are allergic to
The label does not mention that the ingredients include peanut butter and peanut flour.
"People who have an allergy to peanuts or a severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these ingredients," the FDA said in its recall announcement.
The jelly beans that are being recalled were sold at 200 stores nationwide between Sept. 20 and Oct. 30. The packaging is clear. A white label on the bottom carries the following lot codes: 090925, 090928, 090929 or 091001. UPC code 071567989398.
The company told the FDA it discovered the labeling error during a quality control review. No other Jelly Belly products are affected by this recall.
People who are allergic to peanuts who purchased the recalled product can return it to: Jelly Belly Candy Company, One Jelly Belly Lane, Fairfield, Calif., 94533. Those with questions can call Jelly Belly weekdays between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time at 800-522-3267.